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2nd T20I (N), Guwahati, October 10, 2017, Australia tour of India
(15.3/20 ov, T:119) 122/2

Australia won by 8 wickets (with 27 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
Full commentary

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Jason Behrendorfff is Man of the Match, for his 4 for 21. There were 17 dots in his 24 balls. "Not too often I get in front of the cameras. Its something I've got to work on. Nice to get one over on debut but obviously we lost then. It's something I've been working hard at, putting on a brave face out there and not looking nervous. India are a very class team, nice to take wickets up front and giving the team a good start. Honour to play for my country and looking forward to doing it again"

"Feels great. As Isaid at the toss, we had to bowl well and start well. And Dorff bowling there, taking four for in his first real spell. Really fantastic. he's got the height, the bounce and the swing. He's from Perth. He was really fantastic," David Warner says. "Zampa did well later as well, his execution was spot on. Henriques, he showed his experience. I've used him in this role in the IPL as well. It looked an English wicket, soft and with moisture. We knew if we could get past the new ball we could do well

"Not the performance we wished for. Australia were much better on the day,"Virat Kohli says. "I don't think we were good enough with the bat. The wicket was bit sticking to start. It was difficult for them as well, but after the dew set in, they got away. The effort is to do that as a team, but we speak about when the situations are not in our favour is when we have to put 120% on the field. It;s the attitude that matters most and it's something the team embraces. The ball to Rohit [from Behrendorff] was pretty good. He bowled in good areas, he was pretty tight, credit to him, getting wickets with the new ball and they built on that very well"

10.05 pm That's a statement from Australia, and there were plenty, right from the start when Jason Behrendorff took out Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli in the very first over to claim 4 for 21. Then when David Warner pulled off a blinder of a catch, turned around and screamed his delight at the crowd. When Moises Henriques and Travis Head weathered the early burst from Bhuvneshwar Kumar and then began mauling India's two wristspinners. It's been a complete performance from Australia, but it took a while coming: this is their first T20I win over India in eight matches

"Good win. Thought the bowleres bowled really well to keep them to 118. We knew it would be tough though and it was in the first six overs, but it got easier as the ball got older," Henriques says. "When you're chasing those small targets, and Head came out and hit a couple of boundaries, it took pressure off me. Then I just had to hang in there and prevent a collapse. Wicket suited the fast bowlers, and it wasn't doing anything for the spinners. I was supposed to bat at three, if there were early wickets. Last game we had a good start, so I slipped down the order"

"Haven't been doing that through the ODI series. Worked hard at batting and it came off today," Head says. "Just about being positive about the way I think, hitting the boundary riders and putting pressure on the bowlers. We played fantastically today, bowlers did really well. Good spirits going to Hyderabad and looking forward to winning the series"

Rohit Ramanatha: "India has lost 9 of the 17 matches in guwahati with this!! and won only 6"

Dhaval : "That unused review [appeal for caught behind against Henriques] has cost India dearly. But we all know it's a part and parcel of the game. The series is well set now for a finale."

Sid Sid: "Kuldeep though an exciting prospect and also picking up crucial wickets has not by any means been economical. Chahal on the other hand has shown greater control also being attacking at the same time. Time to "rotate" Kuldeep has come..may be"

Chahal to Henriques, FOUR runs

pummels it down the ground and that's Australia's victory!

Chahal to Henriques, 2 runs

full and outside off, spears it out to deep point

Chahal to Head, 1 run

top-edges the sweep, but there is no one around to threaten it until Pandya runs to his left from deep square leg

Chahal to Head, 1 wide

pushes it very wide outside off, so Head lets it go and accepts the extra

end of over 1517 runs
AUS: 114/2CRR: 7.60 RRR: 1.00
Moises Henriques56 (44)
Travis Head47 (33)
Kuldeep Yadav 4-0-46-0
Yuzvendra Chahal 3-0-21-0

Brat: "@Arunraj : Maybe Nehra/Zaheer can be brought in as the specialist "Getting Used to Left Arm bowling" coach for the Indian batsmen!"

Kuldeep to Henriques, 2 runs

another slog sweep, this one mistimed to deep square leg

Kuldeep to Head, 1 run

slog sweeps it out to long-on

Kuldeep to Henriques, 1 run

races down to reach the pitch of the tossed up delivery and carves it to long-off

Kuldeep to Henriques, SIX runs

goes to fifty with a six! It's too short this time and Henriques rocks back and pummels it over deep midwicket. Super shot, because of the quick footwork

Kuldeep to Henriques, SIX runs

hammers a very very full delivery outside off stump over long-off. Looks like the googly, but it doesn't matter when he overpitches. Rohit perches on the edge of the boundary,. trying to catch it, but it goes over him

Kuldeep to Head, 1 run

steps out, but not quite to the pitch of the ball. Panics into a slog and gets a leading edge out to short third man

end of over 145 runs
AUS: 97/2CRR: 6.92 RRR: 3.66
Travis Head45 (31)
Moises Henriques41 (40)
Yuzvendra Chahal 3-0-21-0
Kuldeep Yadav 3-0-29-0

Tom de Sailor: "Meh!! A debutant doing well against India. It's nothing new. It's only a matter of a match, when India figures him out. "

Chahal to Head, 1 run

rocks back and cuts a short ball out to the sweeper cover

Chahal to Henriques, 1 run

works a flighted delivery on leg stump to long-on

Chahal to Henriques, no run

low full toss on middle and leg, clips it to midwicket

Chahal to Head, 1 run

slaps a full delivery outside off to long-off

Chahal to Head, no run

tosses it up outside off, well outside off, Head reaches out to slash and misses

Chahal to Head, 2 runs

lashes it outside off, over to deep cover

end of over 134 runs
AUS: 92/2CRR: 7.07 RRR: 3.85
Travis Head41 (27)
Moises Henriques40 (38)
Kuldeep Yadav 3-0-29-0
Yuzvendra Chahal 2-0-16-0

Arunraj: "I see Indian batting now n then falling for a new left arm seamer like Aamir, Mustafizur Rahman n today Behrendorff.. Hope they will come strong against him with a plan next game.."

Kuldeep to Head, 1 run

top edge, as he tries to sweep, and the ball beats Kohli running back from slip

Kuldeep to Henriques, 1 run

positions himself across the stumps, and reads the googly off the pitch with the length being short as it is. Nudges behind square leg

Kuldeep to Head, 1 run

clears the front leg and belts a tossed up delivery on middle to long-off

Kuldeep to Henriques, 1 run

slaps a full delivery outside off to long-off

Kuldeep to Henriques, no run

googly, from around the wicket, Henriques defends, well, perhaps reading the variation off the hand

Kuldeep to Henriques, no run

loops it up, from around the wicket, Henriques smashes it to cover