Australia defeated Team India by 10 wickets in the second ODI at Visakhapatnam on Sunday March 19.
Chasing 118, Mitchell Marsh remained unbeaten on 66 from 36 balls, including a top six and as many fours. Meanwhile, Travis Head also hit an unbeaten 51 from 30 balls, which included 10 caps.
Together, the duo went on target in just 11 overs to help the visitors level the three-match ODI series 1-1.
Earlier in the day Australia dismissed India for just 117 in 26 overs after Steve Smith he chose to play bowling.
Mitchell Starc took a five-wicket haul, while Sean Abbott bagged three. Meanwhile, Nathan Ellis also took two wickets. For the hosts, Virat Kohli was the top scorer with 31 runs as all the batsmen had a bad day on the pitch.
Indian fans were disappointed with another top order batting collapse.
One user tweeted:
“Message to all Indian star players and Rahul Dravid- Chullu bhar pani me dub maro [Drown yourself in a handful of water].”
These are some of the best reactions on Twitter.:
“I didn’t put enough runs on the board” – Rohit Sharma on Team India’s loss
Rohit Sharma sounded disappointed with the batting unit for his dismal performance on Sunday. He reckons regular wickets in the top order put the hosts at a disadvantage.
Speaking on the post-match show, he said:
“If you lose a game it’s just disappointing. We didn’t apply with the bat. We didn’t put enough runs on the board. It wasn’t a wicket 117. We didn’t apply. We never allowed to get the runs we wanted.”
“Once we lost Shubman in the first over, Virat and I got 30-35 runs. But then I lost my wicket and we lost a couple of wickets in a row. That put us on the defensive. It’s always hard to come back.” of that situation.”
Australia set up the decider against Team India in Chennai
With the victory, Australia has set up a decisive series against the team at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Wednesday 22 March.
The India team previously won their first ODI against the visitors by five wickets, courtesy of Raul KL‘s 75* and a full performance of Ravindra Jadeja (45* and two wickets).