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2nd T20I (N), Melbourne, January 29, 2016, India tour of Australia
(20 ov, T:185) 157/8

India won by 27 runs

Player Of The Match
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India Innings
Australia Innings
Match Flow
India  (20 ovs maximum)
run out (Maxwell/†Wade)60476952127.65
c Lynn b Maxwell42324632131.25
not out 59334471178.78
c Watson b Tye1491820155.55
not out 00100-
Extras(lb 7, nb 1, w 1)9
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 9.20)184/3
Fall of wickets: 1-97 (Shikhar Dhawan, 10.6 ov), 2-143 (Rohit Sharma, 15.6 ov), 3-181 (MS Dhoni, 19.4 ov)
19.4 to MS Dhoni, full and wide goes Tye and Dhoni looks for one of his big hits over long-off, but gets too close to the ball and mis-hits him straight into the lap of long-off. 181/3
10.6 to S Dhawan, first wicket for Australia. Dhawan tries the reverse-sweep, a shot that is on because the point and third man are inside the circle, but Dhawan has found the man at point. Still doesn't have a fifty in T20 internationals, but a good start for India. 97/1
Australia  (T: 185 runs from 20 ovs)
run out (Jadeja/†Dhoni)74486982154.16
c Pandya b Ashwin23234120100.00
c †Dhoni b Pandya2450050.00
st †Dhoni b Yuvraj Singh1240050.00
c & b Jadeja15111220136.36
not out 16152701106.66
st †Dhoni b Jadeja107601142.85
b Bumrah46110066.66
b Bumrah44310100.00
Extras(b 1, lb 2, w 5)8
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 7.85)157/8
Fall of wickets: 1-94 (Shaun Marsh, 9.5 ov), 2-99 (Chris Lynn, 10.5 ov), 3-101 (Glenn Maxwell, 11.4 ov), 4-121 (Shane Watson, 14.2 ov), 5-124 (Aaron Finch, 15.2 ov), 6-137 (James Faulkner, 16.6 ov), 7-152 (John Hastings, 19.2 ov), 8-157 (Andrew Tye, 19.6 ov)
19.2 to JW Hastings, and the traditional Bumrah yorker. In each of his three matches Bumrah has bowled a batsman with a yorker. This is swift, and aimed at the base of the middle stump. Too good for hastings. 152/7
19.6 to AJ Tye, and Bumrah finishes it off with a full ball. Not a yorker, but Tye is late onto it, and lets is squeeze under his bat. The off stump is pegged back. 157/8
14.2 to SR Watson, if Yadav's fielding last ball was good, this is nothing short of sensational. Watson has absolutely drilled this right back at the umpire's head. All eyes on the ducking umpire and the boundary but Jadeja gets both his hands in the air and takes this fuss free. It takes a brave man and an excellent fielder. Jadeja is both. Watson is impressed with Jadeja's effort. He is bemused but he is impressed. 121/4
16.6 to JP Faulkner, a freak stumping to make up for the one he missed earlier in the evening? Wide round-arm delivery, Faulkner looks for the big slog, inside-edges it into Dhoni's pads, and the ricochet goes on to the stumps. The third umpire is brought in, and the replay from square on shows his back foot has dragged out of the crease. Dhoni's gloves are close to the stumps when the ball hits the wicket, but the third umpire seems convinced it is not the gloves whodunnit. He doesn't ask for another replay. And rightly so. 137/6
9.5 to SE Marsh, and finally India hold on to a catch. Marsh jumps out of his crease, gets too close to the pitch of the ball, and doesn't get the elevation he wants when looking to hit over long-on. Pandya takes the catch there. Even this one nearly slips out of the finger tips. 94/1
10.5 to CA Lynn, Pandya is doing everything for India right now. Slower ball, wide outside off. Lynn wants a replay of that huge six from Adelaide as soon as he sees a length ball, but this is slightly off pace, and takes a massive top edge towards short third man. Dhoni calls for it, gets rid of his hat, and takes the swirling ball cleanly. 99/2
11.4 to GJ Maxwell, MCG has gone mad. Yuvraj has got a wicket. Maxwell is gone. The quick Dhoni stumping is back. Clever bowling from Yuvraj. Maxwell gives him the charge, Yuvraj slips in the quicker wider one. Maxwell can't reach it, and the lightning quick work from Dhoni sends him back. 101/3
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  • India innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 50 runs, 0 wicket)
  • India: 50 runs in 5.6 overs (36 balls), Extras 7
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 36 balls (RG Sharma 23, S Dhawan 20, Ex 7)
  • India: 100 runs in 11.2 overs (69 balls), Extras 8
  • RG Sharma: 50 off 37 balls (5 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • India: 150 runs in 16.5 overs (102 balls), Extras 9
  • V Kohli: 50 off 29 balls (7 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Innings Break: India - 184/3 in 20.0 overs (V Kohli 59, SK Raina 0)
  • Australia innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 62 runs, 0 wicket)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 5.1 overs (31 balls), Extras 3
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 31 balls (AJ Finch 34, SE Marsh 15, Ex 3)
  • AJ Finch: 50 off 27 balls (8 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 11.1 overs (67 balls), Extras 6
  • Australia: 150 runs in 18.5 overs (113 balls), Extras 7
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Series resultIndia led the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberT20I no. 486
Hours of play (local time)19.38 start, First Session 19.38-21.03, Interval 21.03-21.23, Second Session 21.23-22.48
Match days29 January 2016 - night (20-over match)
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