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15-Jan-2019 11:44:00 GMT
Aus v Ind - 2nd ODI, Adelaide

Kohli, Dhoni star as India level series

Adelaide: India defeated Australia by six wickets in the second one-day match and now three-match series level 1-1, the third match will be on Friday at Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Australia set a target of 299 for India in the second ODI at Adelaide on Tuesday. Which India has achieved with four balls remaining.

India's captain Virat Kohli scored 104 runs off 112 balls. Kohli scored his 39th century by scoring the first ball of the 43rd over of Peter Siddle's innings. Kohli completed the hundreds with the help of five fours and two sixes. This was Kohli' sixth century against Australia and 24th century when chasing the target.

In addition, former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored an unbeaten 55 off 54 balls. Dhoni's fifty included two sixes. Dinesh Karthik remained unbeaten on 25 off 14 balls.

The Indian team started to chase the target early on. Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan, who came in to start the innings, added 47 runs for the first wicket. Dhoni and Kohli shared a 82-run partnership for the fourth wicket.

Brief scores:
India 4 for 299 (Kohli 104, Dhoni 55*) beat Australia 9 for 298 (Marsh 131, Bhuvneshwar 4-45, Shami 3-58) by six wickets

Earlier, with the explosive century of Shaun Marsh (131), Australia has set a target of 299 against India. Australia scored 298 runs losing 9 wickets in 50 overs in the set.

Running in the form of a wonderful form, Shaun Marsh completed his century in 108 balls with 10 fours. This is his 7th career career and fourth in last eight matches.

Marsh made a brilliant partnership of 94 runs for the sixth wicket with Maxwell. Both the Australians scored 250 runs. Maxwell missed his half-century by two runs. Bhuvneshwar Kumar caught out by Dinesh Karthik at long off.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar took 4 wickets for India. Mohammed Shami got three and Ravindra Jadeja got a breakthrough.


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