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India tour of Australia 2016
2nd T20I, Australia vs India at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia (29 Jan 2016)
India

184/3 (20) RR:9.2

India won by 27 runs

MOM: Virat Kohli
Australia

157/8 (20) RR:7.85

Nehra to open the bowling, one slip in place..

Earlier today, Indian women created history by beating Australia in a bilateral series for the first time in their home. Can the men match their feat? For that to happen, they need to restrict the hosts to 183 or less.

Talking about Australia, Shane Watson was the pick of the bowlers, giving runs at less than six runs per over. MS Dhoni preferred himself over Raina and Yuvraj and the move did not work that well as he made a 9-ball 14. With wickets in hand and a great start, India would have wanted at least 10 more runs than what they eventually got. However, Australia still have got a mountain to scale and against an in-form Indian spin attack, the task won't be easy. The hosts' reply in a while from now...

Having been put into bat, India started cautiously but soon hit the top gear with both the openers making use of the short straight boundaries. Faulkner's slower balls were read by both Rohit and Dhawan. The pair spoiled Nathan Lyon's debut as well, hitting him for 15 runs in his first ever T20I game. After Dhawan's departure, Kohli started from where he had left in the previous match, bringing his second fifty of the series and 11th overall in T20Is. A poor call eventually saw Rohit depart but by then he had made sure that once again India were going to have a good total on the board.

Over: 20 4 2 1 W 2 1 IND 184/3
Kohli 59(33) Raina 0(0) Andrew Tye 4-0-28-1

19.6 - Andrew Tye to Kohli, 1 run, full and cramping Kohli for room once again, mistimed lofted drive lands near mid-on and this time they are not coming back for the second. I thought they could have tried the second, for this was the last ball of the innings

19.5 - Andrew Tye to Kohli, 2 runs, Tye follows Kohli as he makes room, dug out to mid-on, Raina returns for the second and Tye fails to collect the throw. Raina was not even in the picture. He would have been out by a mile

Suresh Raina, left handed bat, comes to the crease

19.4 - Andrew Tye to Dhoni, out Caught by Watson!! Maiden T20I wicket for Andrew Tye and what a scalp! Full and wide outside off stump, Dhoni moved across the stumps and tried to loft it straight, but it went off the outside half of the bat and went straight to long-off, who took an easy catch. Dhoni c Watson b Andrew Tye 14(9) [4s-2]

Andrew Tye to Dhoni, THAT'S OUT!! Caught!!

Three men inside the ring behind square on the off-side

19.3 - Andrew Tye to Kohli, 1 run, very full from Tye, Kohli drives it to long-off

19.2 - Andrew Tye to Kohli, 2 runs, a high full toss, just below waist height, Kohli mistimes the drive to long-off, but Dhoni is quick enough to steal the second run

19.1 - Andrew Tye to Kohli, FOUR, driven crisply and driven for four. Back-to-back T20I fifties for Kohli and it's his 11th in this format of the game. Full delivery outside off stump, Kohli steps out and drives through cover, beating the man in the deep. Kohli gets a great applause from the crowd and he raises his bat to acknowledge all of them

Andrew Tye [3.0-0-18-0] is back into the attack

Actually a good over from Faulkner, just 8 off it. Remember, his first two went for 27.

Over: 19 0 4 1 1 1 1 IND 174/2
Kohli 49(28) Dhoni 14(8) Faulkner 3-0-35-0

18.6 - Faulkner to Kohli, 1 run, the slower ball bumper from Faulkner, Kohli had to really wait for it to come and he could only mistime the hook through backward square leg

Finch and Faulkner have a chat. The field is being changed

18.5 - Faulkner to Dhoni, 1 run, back-of-the-hand slower delivery outside off stump, Dhoni under-edges the cut to short third man

18.4 - Faulkner to Kohli, 1 run, in the air, but it doesn't carry. Full delivery outside off stump, Kohli square-drives over point, oh he slips while trying to complete the first run and Faulkner helped him get up. That's good to see! Kohli then gives him a pat on the back

Aah! Here's Kohli v Faulkner again.

18.3 - Faulkner to Dhoni, 1 run, once again Faulkner bowls a juicy full ball, Dhoni slogs hard, but there is protection at deep mid-wicket

18.2 - Faulkner to Dhoni, FOUR, careful James Faulkner, careful! That was hit like a bullet. Thankfully it was just over Faulkner's left shoulder. Would have been really nasty had it come straight at him. Full and in the slot, can't bowl there at this stage of the innings, Dhoni muscles the drive back over the bowler for four

18.1 - Faulkner to Dhoni, no run, oh Dhoni has just let that go thinking that would be called a wide, but it was well inside the line. Faulkner bowls a length ball from round the wicket

James Faulkner [2.0-0-27-0] is back into the attack

Over: 18 2 2 4 1 4 1 IND 166/2
Dhoni 8(4) Kohli 47(26) Boland 4-0-30-0

17.6 - Boland to Dhoni, 1 run, Dhoni goes deep inside the crease and tries to muscle it back over the bowler's head, but toe-ends the drive along the ground to long-off

17.5 - Boland to Dhoni, FOUR, a crunching sound as the ball made contact with the bat. The placement is great from the Indian skipper and splits the fielders in the deep. Friendly full toss on the stumps, Dhoni swings across the line and muscles it through backward square leg

17.4 - Boland to Kohli, 1 run, slower ball short of length and on the leg stump, Kohli works it to backward square leg

17.3 - Boland to Kohli, FOUR, easily done! He's just a hit away from a fifty now. Full delivery outside off stump, Kohli steps out and slices the drive over backward point, the ball runs away for four

17.2 - Boland to Kohli, 2 runs, now that's cruel for a bowler, he's actually bowled a good ball, but they've stolen the second run. Very full delivery from Boland, a mistimed flick to mid-wicket, the big boundaries at the MCG meant Maxwell had a bit of distance to cover and MS Dhoni was too quick on the second run

17.1 - Boland to Kohli, 2 runs, Boland goes for the slower ball, Kohli swings really hard as he tries to slog, gets a thickish inside edge, Maxwell fumbles at deep mid-wicket and they easily return for the second

Scott Boland [3.0-0-16-0] is back into the attack

152 on the board. 3 overs to go. Can India get to 185-190?

Over: 17 0 1 2 1 4 1 IND 152/2
Kohli 38(22) Dhoni 3(2) Andrew Tye 3-0-18-0

16.6 - Andrew Tye to Kohli, 1 run, easily driven along the ground to long-on and he'll keep the strike

16.5 - Andrew Tye to Kohli, FOUR, well placed! Tye goes full and outside off stump, Kohli reaches out and squeezes the drive past backward point, no chance for the fielder to stop that and it rocketed to the fence

16.4 - Andrew Tye to Dhoni, 1 run, slower delivery very full and outside off stump, Dhoni drives it along the ground through point

16.3 - Andrew Tye to Dhoni, 2 runs, the upper cut from Dhoni, falls short of Hastings at third man, he gets his body behind the ball to prevent the boundary. Dhoni thinks about the third run and then says no

16.2 - Andrew Tye to Kohli, 1 run, another low full toss on the stumps, Kohli flicks it wide of long-on, could have been two, but they decide against it. Probably the run-out was playing on their minds

16.1 - Andrew Tye to Kohli, no run, short of length delivery just outside off stump, Kohli defends off the back foot

Andrew Tye [2.0-0-9-0] is back into the attack

MS Dhoni, right handed bat, comes to the crease

Over: 16 4 1 1 1 1 1,W IND 143/2
Kohli 32(18) Rohit 60(47) Watson 3-0-17-0

15.6 - Watson to Kohli, out Rohit Run Out!! 1 run completed. These two are involved in another run-out. I thought the second run was on. Kohli simply turned his back there! Need a replay to confirm if it was an easy second run. Full delivery on the stumps, Kohli flicks it nicely along the ground through mid-wicket, Maxwell rushes to his right from deep mid-wicket and fires the throw to the keeper's end. Oh yes, the second was surely on, unless he slipped while turning. Rohit was charing to the other end and was left stranded in the middle. Wade ran forward, collected the throw and whipped the bails off. Rohit run out (Maxwell/Wade) 60(47) [4s-5 6s-2]

Watson to Kohli, THAT'S OUT!! Run Out!!

15.5 - Watson to Rohit, 1 run, Rohit shapes up for a massive hit, but mistimes it completely, luckily for him there was no one at mid-on. Would have been a simple catch. Rohit cleared his front leg out of the way and played the slog, but ended up slicing it as it was the slower ball

15.4 - Watson to Kohli, 1 run, short delivery from Watson, Kohli pulls it along the ground to deep mid-wicket

15.3 - Watson to Rohit, 1 run, Watson goes for another yorker, this one not quite a yorker, but good enough to prevent Rohit from getting under it and launching it in the air, driven to long-off

15.2 - Watson to Kohli, 1 run, good comeback from Watto, bowls a perfect outside off stump, Kohli digs it out, Rohit calls for a quick single and makes it easily

15.1 - Watson to Kohli, FOUR, in the air, in the gap and four. Full delivery outside off stump, Kohli steps out and lofts the drive inside-out over cover, the fielder at long-off ran to his left and put in the dive, but the ball escaped to the fence

Shane Watson [2.0-0-8-0] is back into the attack

Over: 15 2 1 2 6 0 1 IND 134/1
Kohli 25(14) Rohit 58(45) Boland 3-0-16-0

14.6 - Boland to Kohli, 1 run, very full just outside off, Kohli drills the drive towards mid-off

14.5 - Boland to Kohli, no run, slower bouncer just outside off, Kohli backed away and was too early into his stroke, looked to cut it over short third man but was undone by the lack of pace

14.4 - Boland to Kohli, SIX, Kohli isn't holding back. Picked the length early, made room and smashed it over the long-off fence

14.3 - Boland to Kohli, 2 runs, 134ks, fuller and following Kohli who was advancing down the track, Kohli adjusts and drills it through mid-wicket

14.2 - Boland to Rohit, 1 run, back of a length wide of off, steered away towards third man

14.1 - Boland to Rohit, 2 runs, in the air and safe! Rohit looks to loft this flighted delivery straight down the ground, skews it off the thick outside half and it lands well wide of extra cover

Scott Boland [2.0-0-4-0] is back into the attack

Over: 14 1 0 4 4 0 4 IND 122/1
Kohli 16(10) Rohit 55(43) Hastings 3-0-35-0

13.6 - Hastings to Kohli, FOUR, make that 13 off the over. Kohli waltzes down and wallops this full ball over extra cover, no protection in the deep and Kohli is off to a blazing start

13.5 - Hastings to Kohli, no run, slightly short and on the stumps, Kohli crouches low looking to ramp it over the keeper, the ball zips off the surface and bounces over Kohli

13.4 - Hastings to Kohli, FOUR, slower fullish length delivery and in the swinging zone for Kohli. Makes room and goes for an inside-out drive over cover, middled it and raced away in no time

13.3 - Hastings to Kohli, FOUR, ample width on offer and Kohli ain't missing out on that. Backs away a tad and carves it over backward point, couple of bounces and into the fence

13.2 - Hastings to Kohli, no run, the extra bounce undid Kohli there. He was trying to flay it over cover but the short ball bounces extra and beats his outside edge

13.1 - Hastings to Rohit, 1 run, short and outside off, Rohit makes room and taps on its head, angled it down to third man

John Hastings [2.0-0-22-0] is back into the attack

Over: 13 1L 0 0 2 1 1 IND 109/1
Rohit 54(42) Kohli 4(5) Andrew Tye 2-0-9-0

12.6 - Andrew Tye to Rohit, 1 run, fuller and wide of off, Rohit gets an inside edge on the drive, dribbled through backward square and Rohit is happy to keep strike

12.5 - Andrew Tye to Kohli, 1 run, pitched up outside off, driven through extra cover

12.4 - Andrew Tye to Kohli, 2 runs, uneven bounce again! This short delivery didn't rise as much as Kohli expected. He was trying to ramp it wide of Wade but couldn't get the desired connection, gets hit on the glove and it races away towards third man

12.3 - Andrew Tye to Kohli, no run, sat up on a length, Kohli goes hard on the drive and ends up mistiming it towards mid-off

12.2 - Andrew Tye to Kohli, no run, fullish just outside off, Kohli drives and picks out mid-off

12.1 - Andrew Tye to Rohit, leg byes, 1 run, big shout from the bowler but no support frm his colleagues! Off-cutter around off, Rohit looks to push towards cover and misses. He might have been a smidgen outside the line of off and hence the umpire wasn't interested, the ball rolled away towards third man

Andrew Tye [1.0-0-5-0] is back into the attack

Over: 12 0 4 1 1 0 1 IND 104/1
Rohit 53(40) Kohli 1(1) Watson 2-0-8-0

11.6 - Watson to Rohit, 1 run, low full toss around off, swiped to long-on for an easy single

11.5 - Watson to Rohit, no run, lifter just outside off at 124ks, got it to zip off the surface and Rohit fails to get bat on ball, tried to pull but was beaten by the extra bounce off the surface

11.4 - Watson to Kohli, 1 run, full and on the stumps, Kohli wristily clips through mid-wicket and is off the mark with a single

11.3 - Watson to Rohit, 1 run, tad too straight, flicked off his pads through mid-wicket

11.2 - Watson to Rohit, FOUR, fifty for Rohit! Waits inside the crease and steers this fullish delivery to the third man fence, all class and elegance there

11.1 - Watson to Rohit, no run, ambitious appeal for lbw! But nothing from the umpire, back of a length angled in on middle. Rohit fails to lay bat on the flick and the ball strikes him high on the pad. Height was the issue and might have gone down leg too

Shane Watson [1.0-0-1-0] is back into the attack

Virat Kohli, right handed bat, comes to the crease

Over: 11 6 2 1 1 1 W IND 97/1
Dhawan 42(32) Rohit 47(35) Maxwell 2-0-17-1

10.6 - Maxwell to Dhawan, out Caught by Chris Lynn!! Maxi strikes! Dhawan attempts a reverse sweep and holes out. Knelt down and got it off the middle but slotted it straight to Chris Lynn at backward point who plucks an easy catch sans any discomfort. Dhawan c Chris Lynn b Maxwell 42(32) [4s-3 6s-2]

Maxwell to Dhawan, THAT'S OUT!! Caught!!

10.5 - Maxwell to Rohit, 1 run, low full toss and Rohit drives gently to the man at long-on

10.4 - Maxwell to Dhawan, 1 run, slower and spinning away, Dhawan drives to long-off

10.3 - Maxwell to Rohit, 1 run, loopy delivery on the stumps, eased down to long-on

10.2 - Maxwell to Rohit, 2 runs, flatter and quicker, worked away through mid-wicket

10.1 - Maxwell to Rohit, SIX, superb stuff this from Rohit! Stays still inside the crease and lifts this flighted delivery over the long-off fence

Over: 10 1 0 0 1 0 1 IND 86/0
Rohit 37(31) Dhawan 41(30) Boland 2-0-4-0

9.6 - Boland to Rohit, 1 run, goes hard on the drive, skews it off the inside half towards mid-on and sprints for a quick single

9.5 - Boland to Rohit, no run, Rohit was charging down the track trying to pull this, Boland took pace off the ball and kept it short, Rohit gets hit around the shoulder as he was beaten for the pace

9.4 - Boland to Dhawan, 1 run, dab-and-run cricket from Dhawan! Drops this in front of cover and calls his partner through for a quick single, the bowler has a shy at his end but missed it by a long mile

9.3 - Boland to Dhawan, no run, back of a length scisorring across the left hander, extracted good bounce and beat Dhawan on the outside edge as he tried to run it down to third man

9.2 - Boland to Dhawan, no run, Boland saw Dhawan shuffle across and kept the line just outside off, Dhawan could only block it back as he couldn't get the desired line or length

9.1 - Boland to Rohit, 1 run, curling in from a good length, Rohit works it off his hips in front of mid-wicket

Scott Boland [1.0-0-1-0] is back into the attack

So, India are off to a flier. How much can they get from here?

Over: 9 1 1 1 1 1 1 IND 83/0
Rohit 35(28) Dhawan 40(27) Maxwell 1-0-6-0

8.6 - Maxwell to Rohit, 1 run, tossed full on middle, driven with a closed bat face towards long-on

8.5 - Maxwell to Dhawan, 1 run, steps down the track, gets to the pitch of this flighted delivery and drives it to long-off

8.4 - Maxwell to Rohit, 1 run, slower and well wide of off, Rohit drives and finds the gap through cover

8.3 - Maxwell to Dhawan, 1 run, quicker on leg-stump line, tucked away square on the leg-side

8.2 - Maxwell to Rohit, 1 run, flatter on middle and off, Rohit works it with his rubber-esque wrists through mid-wicket

8.1 - Maxwell to Dhawan, 1 run, Maxi comes in and bowls a full toss first up, biffed towards long-off, only a single on offer

Glenn Maxwell, right-arm off break, comes into the attack

Over: 8 1 2 1Nb 6 1 2 1 IND 77/0
Dhawan 37(24) Rohit 32(25) Lyon 1-0-15-0

7.6 - Lyon to Dhawan, 1 run, tad short just outside off, Dhawan hangs back and chops to backward point

7.5 - Lyon to Dhawan, 2 runs, flatter and targetting the stumps, Dhawan flicks through mid-wicket

7.4 - Lyon to Rohit, 1 run, punched through cover for a single

7.3 - Lyon to Rohit, SIX, the fielder at long-on was a mere spectator there. Rohit cleared his front leg and muscled the loft over long-on, stand and admire stuff!

7.3 - Lyon to Dhawan, no ball, 1 run, oh! What was that? No-ball for height and there's a free-hit coming up. Full toss above waist height and Dhawan could only power that towards backward square, he was taken aback by the height on the delivery

7.2 - Lyon to Dhawan, 2 runs, shortish and on middle, Dhawan wristily works past mid-wicket and good running takes care of the rest

No slip in place

7.1 - Lyon to Rohit, 1 run, quicker and outside off, chopped to the left of backward point

Nathan Lyon, right-arm off break, comes into the attack

Over: 7 0 0 4 6 1 1 IND 62/0
Rohit 24(22) Dhawan 31(20) Faulkner 2-0-27-0

6.6 - Faulkner to Rohit, 1 run, slower full delivery on the stumps, swiped across the line through mid-wicket, Rohit will keep strike

6.5 - Faulkner to Dhawan, 1 run, a little too straight from Faulkner and Dhawan is content with a clip to backward square

6.4 - Faulkner to Dhawan, SIX, this is the best of the lot. Picked the length and realized there was no third man in place. Stood still and ramped it over the keeper, this one went the distance

6.3 - Faulkner to Dhawan, FOUR, Dhawan goes downtown! Shimmies down the track and whacks this full delivery straight down the ground, almost gone the distance

6.2 - Faulkner to Dhawan, no run, good length on and around off, Dhawan strokes it to the right of the bowler who gets across to field

6.1 - Faulkner to Dhawan, no run, much better from Faulkner! Keeps it on a good length and in the corridor of uncertainty, Dhawan opts to drive but is beaten on the outside edge

Over: 6 2 1 1 0 1L 1 IND 50/0
Dhawan 20(15) Rohit 23(21) Andrew Tye 1-0-5-0

5.6 - Andrew Tye to Dhawan, 1 run, fractionally fuller outside off, Dhawan makes room and goes hard on the drive, manages a single to mid-on

5.5 - Andrew Tye to Rohit, leg byes, 1 run, shortish slower ball at the batsman, Rohit was early into the pull stroke, misses and the ball rolls away off his back towards backward square

5.4 - Andrew Tye to Rohit, no run, sliding on middle and leg from a length, Rohit shuffles and tries to slog over square leg, missed and is rapped on the pads, no real appeal as the ball would have gone down leg

5.3 - Andrew Tye to Dhawan, 1 run, taps this full delivery towards mid-off and gets across for a quick single

5.2 - Andrew Tye to Rohit, 1 run, there's the uneven bounce again. Climbed onto Rohit who was indecisive of his stroke, the ball bounces sharply to slam Rohit's glove and roll towards the off-side

5.1 - Andrew Tye to Rohit, 2 runs, a bit fuller outside off, Rohit looks to loft over mid-on, gets it off the inside half wide of mid-on, sneaks a double before the fielder hunts it down

Andrew Tye, right-arm fast medium, comes into the attack

Here is the debutant...

Over: 5 4 1 1 4 4 1 IND 44/0
Rohit 20(17) Dhawan 18(13) Faulkner 1-0-15-0

4.6 - Faulkner to Rohit, 1 run, drops this length ball to the off-side and responds to Dhawan's call for a quick single. The keeper has a shy at the bowler's end and misses. Had that hit, Rohit might have been in trouble

4.5 - Faulkner to Rohit, FOUR, deft! Faulkner sprayed it full and wide, Rohit squeezes it with an open bat face, placed it between second slip and short third man and it raced away in a jiffy

4.4 - Faulkner to Rohit, FOUR, superb stroke! Stays inside the crease to this full delivery and bludgeons it back over the bowler for a one-bounce four

4.3 - Faulkner to Dhawan, 1 run, fuller and just outside off, driven to mid-off

4.2 - Faulkner to Rohit, 1 run, shortish and outside off, glided down towards short third man

4.1 - Faulkner to Rohit, FOUR, innovative from Rohit! Walks across, gets down on one knee and shovels this length delivery to the fine leg fence

James Faulkner, comes into the attack

Over: 4 4 1 4 6 2 0 IND 29/0
Dhawan 17(12) Rohit 6(12) Hastings 2-0-22-0

3.6 - Hastings to Dhawan, no run, Dhawan ain't chasing that. He got out trying to ramp a slower bouncer in the previous game and this time he resists, lets this slower bouncer go past him

3.5 - Hastings to Dhawan, 2 runs, fullish and outside off, Dhawan shuffles and drives through cover and picks up a couple

3.4 - Hastings to Dhawan, SIX, MCG erupts! Dhawan - you little ripper. Made that look so easy, cleared his front leg, got underneath this full delivery and smoked it over the cow-corner fence, straight into the stands

3.3 - Hastings to Dhawan, FOUR, typical Dhawan stroke! Dance down the track and a cut shot between cover and point. Executed the stroke with utter nonchalance and no one moved

3.2 - Hastings to Rohit, 1 run, full and on middle and leg, picked away behind square for an easy single

3.1 - Hastings to Rohit, FOUR, shot! When Rohit hits it, it stays hit. Short and plenty of room on offer, Rohit flays it over the infield on the off-side, with an uppish drive over cover-point

Over: 3 1L 0 0 0 1 0 IND 12/0
Dhawan 5(8) Rohit 1(10) Boland 1-0-1-0

2.6 - Boland to Dhawan, no run, short and wide, Dhawan looks to swipe over mid-wicket, beaten by extra bounce and pace

2.5 - Boland to Rohit, 1 run, too straight from Boland, Rohit wrists it wide of mid-wicket to nab a quick single

2.4 - Boland to Rohit, no run, beaten again! Rohit was trying to steer this down to third man, but the ball shapes away late and whistles past the outside edge

2.3 - Boland to Rohit, no run, back of a length at 135ks, in the corridor of uncertainty, Rohit slashes with cemented feet and missed it by a long way. Trying to hit the ball too hard?

2.2 - Boland to Rohit, no run, punched crisply to the man at cover

2.1 - Boland to Dhawan, leg byes, 1 run, short and held on the pitch for a fleeting moment. Dhawan was trying to pull through square leg but was cramped for room, the ball takes the thigh pad and rolls to square leg

Scott Boland, right-arm fast medium, comes into the attack

Over: 2 4 0 0 0 0 1 IND 10/0
Dhawan 5(6) Rohit 0(6) Hastings 1-0-5-0

1.6 - Hastings to Dhawan, 1 run, short and just outside off, Dhawan shuffles and clips to mid-wicket to retain strike

1.5 - Hastings to Dhawan, no run, short of length outside off, Dhawan hangs back and chops it straight to backward point

1.4 - Hastings to Dhawan, no run, rears up from back of a length around leg-stump, Dhawan looks to tuck but ends up dropping it tamely in front of short mid-wicket

1.3 - Hastings to Dhawan, no run, slower length delivery outside off, Dhawan push-drives down the pitch

1.2 - Hastings to Dhawan, no run, tad fuller and outside off, Dhawan goes hard on the drive and ends up mistiming it towards mid-off

1.1 - Hastings to Dhawan, FOUR, poor first ball from Hastings. Slipping down leg and all Dhawan needed to do was get some bat on that, he does so and manages to get off the mark with a boundary down to fine leg

John Hastings, right-arm fast medium, comes into the attack

Over: 1 0 0 Wd 0 0 4L 0 IND 5/0
Rohit 0(6) Dhawan 0(0) Watson 1-0-1-0

0.6 - Watson to Rohit, no run, another beauty from Watto! Kept it on a good length and in the outside off channel, Rohit attempts a punchy-drive but is beaten all ends up

0.5 - Watson to Rohit, leg byes, FOUR, down leg and Rohit fails to clip, gets it off the pad and raced away to the fine leg fence, India off the mark

0.4 - Watson to Rohit, no run, perfect line and length from Watson, good length at 133ks, around fifth stump line and Rohit is beaten as he tried to punch off the back foot

0.3 - Watson to Rohit, no run, good length in the corridor of uncertainty, Rohit stays solid at the crease and he lets this one go

0.3 - Watson to Rohit, wide, sprayed down leg and the umpire exercises his arms

0.2 - Watson to Rohit, no run, swing and a miss! Back of a length delivery wide of off, Rohit goes chasing after it sans any feet movement, beaten on the outside edge

0.1 - Watson to Rohit, no run, starts with a gentle outswinger outside off, Rohit pushes in front of cover

Rohit and Dhawan are at the crease. Rohit is on strike. Watson will open the attack

So that's it from us then. Hope you enjoyed the coverage. Join us back for the final game on Sunday. Goodbye!

HOWZSTAT: - Dhoni now holds the record for most number of stumpings in International cricket. Went past Kumar Sangakkara's 139.

- Australia have never chased anything beyond 160 since the 2010 World T20.

- Kohli becomes the only player to average above 50 in T20Is (considering a minimum of 500 runs).

- Earlier, India women clinched the first ever series win (across all formats) in Australia.

- This is the third series win for India in Australia and Dhoni registered a proud record of being the first Indian skipper to claim 2 series wins in Australia.

Dhoni: "It's fun (playing in front of a big crowd). Thanks for all the support. That was a fantastic catch (Jadeja's stunning grab that got rid of Watson). That was a crucial point of the game. They got off to a good start and it was important for us to take wickets. The spinners did the job and Hardik's first over was very crucial. We have been looking for someone who can give us good death overs and Bumrah has done well so far. He can consistently bowl yorkers. The good thing is that the more he plays, the better he will get."

Watson: "We got a really good start, but unfortunately we lost wickets in the middle and made it hard for ourselves. Aaron hurt his right hamstring. He's being assessed right now, hopefully it is not too serious. He has been hitting the ball really well. Sunday is very important for us. We are testing out a few players at the moment. The conditions are very different out there for the World T20 in India."

Finch injured his hamstring while taking a risky run and is not available for the presentation. Watson will substitute him for a chat.

Kohli: "I love coming to Australia and bat on these wickets. We get a lot of Indian support as well. Sealing the series here at the MCG feels special. I am very happy that I contributed to the team at an important time. Rohit has been timing the ball well. Shikhar took a bit of time in the ODI series, but he has been batting well as well. I rely on timing to hit sixes than going really hard at it."

Kohli is the Man of the Match

It appeared as if someone photocopied the script of the previous match and pasted it at the MCG. Such a brilliant start from the Aussies was foiled in the middle overs. However, the Indians did not field well today and dropped a few catches. The most glaring drop was from Shikhar Dhawan when he let a dolly slip out of his hands. Finch was the lucky man and Ashwin the unfortunate bowler. But the spinners (Jadeja, Ashwin and Yuvraj) were once again brilliant and did well to hide the fielding mistakes. Captain Dhoni would be mighty pleased with the efforts of Yuvraj as well, who returned figures of 2-0-7-1. Just before the World T20, India have started to shape up well. Australia, on the other hand, would regret the fact that they made as many as six changes and failed to find a plan against the spinners. It is not often that we see a T20I series turn inconsequential with a match to go, Dhoni's men have done well to achieve the feat.

On a day when Indian women excelled in Melbourne, the men put up a brilliant effort to compliment the eves. It all started in the 10th over, Australia were already halfway through the mark. But then they lost Marsh to a mistimed loft, Pandya just managed to hold onto the catch. The score was 94! In a span of 11 balls and 7 runs, they lost two more. It was just the kind of inroad, India were looking for. The spinners sneaked in a few quick overs and the required run-rate started climbing up. The pressure had just started to build and Australia's hopes sank further as Aaron Finch was run-out.

The players exchange handshakes as they walk off the field. As always, Dhoni collects a stump as he makes his way back to the dressing room. He wears a smile on his face as he chats with Yuvraj.

Over: 20 1 W Wd 0 4 0 W AUS 157/8
Andrew Tye 4(4) Wade 16(15) Bumrah 4-0-37-2

19.6 - Bumrah to Andrew Tye, out Bowled!! That's knocked over middle and off once again. Wonderful bowling from the youngster. Two games and two crushing wins for India. With that, they have taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series as well. MS Dhoni becomes the first Indian captain to win two series in Australia. This was full and angled in, Tye tried to loft, but missed the ball completely. Andrew Tye b Bumrah 4(4) [4s-1]

Bumrah to Andrew Tye, THAT'S OUT!! Bowled!!

19.5 - Bumrah to Andrew Tye, no run, yorker outside off stump, Tye plays and misses

19.4 - Bumrah to Andrew Tye, FOUR, Bumrah tries the yorker again, but bowls a juicy full delivery, Tye crashes the drive wide of extra-cover, long-off had no chance

19.3 - Bumrah to Andrew Tye, no run, Bumrah gives Tye a taste of his own medicine. Excellent slower delivery and Tye had no clue about it. The length was short and it went on the bounce to the keeper

19.3 - Bumrah to Andrew Tye, wide, Bumrah tries the short delivery, but sprays it down the leg-side

Andrew Tye, right handed bat, comes to the crease

19.2 - Bumrah to Hastings, out Bowled!! He castled Faulkner with a similar delivery in the first game and now he's knocked over Hastings. Very full delivery from wide of the crease, almost a yorker, Hastings swung hard, got an inside edge and it crashed into middle and off. Hastings b Bumrah 4(6)

Bumrah to Hastings, THAT'S OUT!! Bowled!!

19.1 - Bumrah to Wade, 1 run, yorker on the leg stump, Wade digs it to long-on. Excellent delivery from the youngster

Jasprit Bumrah [3.0-0-31-0] is back into the attack

34 needed off 6 balls. Is there a Yuvraj Singh in Matthew Wade?

Over: 19 1 1 1 1 1 1 AUS 151/6
Wade 15(14) Hastings 4(5) Nehra 4-0-34-0

18.6 - Nehra to Wade, 1 run, low full toss on the leg stump, drilled down to long-on

18.5 - Nehra to Hastings, 1 run, Nehra takes pace off the ball again, Hastings flicks this full ball uppishly to deep mid-wicket

18.4 - Nehra to Wade, 1 run, Wade goes down on one knee and tries to paddle it fine, but this was the slower ball and Wade could only pick out the man at short fine leg

18.3 - Nehra to Hastings, 1 run, low full toss outside off stump, Hastings drives it along the ground to long-off

18.2 - Nehra to Wade, 1 run, Wade was struggling if Pandya had managed a direct-hit from extra-cover, but he opted not to throw because there was no back up. Sensible! Very full and outside off stump, Wade drives, but can't hit the gap

18.1 - Nehra to Hastings, 1 run, low full toss from round the wicket, Hastings drills it wide of long-on, just a single though

Ashish Nehra [3.0-0-28-0] is back into the attack

Australia need 40 runs off 2 overs. Mathematically possible, but practically speaking, India are well in control.

Over: 18 1 0 1 6 0 0 AUS 145/6
Wade 12(11) Hastings 1(2) Ashwin 4-0-27-1

17.6 - Ashwin to Wade, no run, very full and just outside off stump, Wade mistimes the drive back to the bowler

17.5 - Ashwin to Wade, no run, flighted delivery wide outside off stump, Wade let it go thinking it was a wide but it was well inside the line

17.4 - Ashwin to Wade, SIX, wonderful hit from Wade. He advanced and got closer to the pitch of this flighted delivery, went through with the loft and hit it well enough to clear the wide long-on fence

17.3 - Ashwin to Hastings, 1 run, leg stumpish from Ashwin, Hastings glances it to fine leg

17.2 - Ashwin to Hastings, no run, very full and on the stumps, Hastings drives it back to the bowler

17.1 - Ashwin to Wade, 1 run, shortish from Ashwin, Wade backs away and cuts it to extra-cover

John Hastings, right handed bat, comes to the crease

Over: 17 1 1 1 6 2 W AUS 137/6
Faulkner 10(7) Wade 5(7) Ravindra Jadeja 4-0-32-2

16.6 - Ravindra Jadeja to Faulkner, out Stumped!! This is a freak dismissal for Faulkner. Initially I thought he was bowled, but India got lucky as the ball ricocheted off Dhoni's left pad to disturb the stumps. This was fullish and just outside off stump, Faulkner swung hard at it and much like the previous ball got a thick inside edge, it missed the stumps and was too low for Dhoni to collect, the ball came off his pad and disturbed the sticks. By then, Faulkner's back foot was outside the crease and it was curtains for him. Faulkner st Dhoni b Ravindra Jadeja 10(7) [6s-1]

Ravindra Jadeja to Faulkner, THAT'S OUT!! Stumped!!

Soft appeal for a stumping from Dhoni and the TV umpire has been asked to check. Now hang on! Is Faulkner's foot on the line? Oh yes it is! OUT flashes on the big screen, much to the delight of the Indian fans in the stands.

16.5 - Ravindra Jadeja to Faulkner, 2 runs, Jadeja bowls the yorker, Faulkner tries to squeeze it out, gets an inside edge that just misses the sticks and goes past Dhoni

16.4 - Ravindra Jadeja to Faulkner, SIX, oh that's slogged hard and the timing was very good. Mind you, Faulkner is also known as Finisher Faulkner! Jadeja fires this in on the off stump, Faulkner muscles this over mid-wicket for a maximum

16.3 - Ravindra Jadeja to Wade, 1 run, oh there is that fancy stuff from Dhoni again. He stands in front of the sticks and then lets the ball go through his legs, it hits the stumps but Faulkner was well in. Wade worked this to short fine leg and set off for a quick single

16.2 - Ravindra Jadeja to Faulkner, 1 run, short and wide outside off stump, Faulkner cuts it to sweeper cover

16.1 - Ravindra Jadeja to Wade, 1 run, Wade steps out and flicks the flighted delivery to deep mid-wicket

Over: 16 0 W 1 1 0 0 AUS 126/5
Faulkner 1(3) Wade 3(5) Ashwin 3-0-19-1

15.6 - Ashwin to Faulkner, no run, pushed through outside off, Faulkner flat bats it to the right of the bowler. Ashwin tumbles and makes a good stop, just two runs from the over

15.5 - Ashwin to Faulkner, no run, slower and spinning away from outside off, Faulkner goes for a big drive and missed

15.4 - Ashwin to Wade, 1 run, tossed up and well outside off, Wade made room for the big drive, gets a thick outside edge towards short third man

15.3 - Ashwin to Faulkner, 1 run, flighted delivery and just outside off, worked in front of square on the on-side, Wade was late to respond to Faulkner's call, but just about makes his way in

James Faulkner, right handed bat, comes to the crease

15.2 - Ashwin to Wade, out Finch Run Out!! Will that be the end of Australia's chase? This was pushed through on off, Wade made room and punched it straight to RJ at extra cover. Wade always wanted the single, Finch was late in backing up, to his misery, he grabbed his hamstring halfway through, the throw isn't the best, but MS is quick to whip the bails off. Replays suggest that Finch was just short of making his ground. Finch run out (Ravindra Jadeja/Dhoni) 74(48) [4s-8 6s-2]

Ashwin to Wade, THAT'S OUT!! Run Out!!

A direct hit and Finch was definitely short of his ground, this might be close though, he might be struggling - not just with his wicket but he also held his hamstring as he completed the single. Looked furiously at his partner as he turned back, Finch is OUT

15.1 - Ashwin to Wade, no run, flighted and well outside off, driven straight to the fielder at cover

Ravichandran Ashwin [2.0-0-17-1] is back into the attack

Over: 15 2 W 1 1 1 0 AUS 124/4
Finch 74(48) Wade 2(2) Ravindra Jadeja 3-0-21-1

14.6 - Ravindra Jadeja to Finch, no run, nicely bowled by RJ, bowled with a round-arm action, it was full and well outside off, left alone

14.5 - Ravindra Jadeja to Wade, 1 run, flighted delivery and well outside off, eased down towards long-on for a single

14.4 - Ravindra Jadeja to Finch, 1 run, full toss from RJ, driven down towards long-off for a single

14.3 - Ravindra Jadeja to Wade, 1 run, slower and just outside off, worked in front of square on the on-side for a single

Matthew Wade, left handed bat, comes to the crease

14.2 - Ravindra Jadeja to Watson, out Caught&Bowled!! Terrific return catch from Jadeja and the dangerous Watson departs! This was tossed up invitingly on off, Watson came forward and drilled it to the right of the bowler. He moved across, got both hands to it and holds on, massive, massive wicket for India. Watson looks stunned, but he has to go, that was going at a rate of knots. The umpire was ducking for cover. Watson c and b Ravindra Jadeja 15(11) [4s-2]

Ravindra Jadeja to Watson, THAT'S OUT!! Caught&Bowled!!

14.1 - Ravindra Jadeja to Watson, 2 runs, that's very interesting, this was tossed up well outside leg, Watson went down on his knees and slugged it behind square on the on-side. Umesh charged across at deep backward square leg, doesn't get to the ball, but manages to get his body behind it. He lost the ball for a moment, gets up and frantically searches for it,the ball was rolling away towards the ropes, he puts in another dive and drags it back in, saves two runs for his team

Ravindra Jadeja [2.0-0-16-0] is back into the attack

66 needed from 6 overs, that's 11 RPO

Over: 14 0 1 0 0 1 2 AUS 119/3
Finch 73(46) Watson 13(9) Yuvraj 2-0-7-1

13.6 - Yuvraj to Finch, 2 runs, slower and on the stumps, Finch plays with soft hands and works it in front of square on the on-side. RJ is quick on the ball, but Watson is quicker as he comes back for the second run, a direct hit might have been close though

13.5 - Yuvraj to Watson, 1 run, flighted and on the stumps, Watson lunges forward and works it towards long-on for a run

13.4 - Yuvraj to Watson, no run, very full and just outside off, driven back towards the bowler. Yuvraj does well to stop the fierce hit

13.3 - Yuvraj to Watson, no run, very full and well outside off, turns out to be a low full toss, driven to the right of backward point where Ashwin makes a tumbling stop

13.2 - Yuvraj to Finch, 1 run, tossed up on the stumps, Finch clears his left leg and drives it towards long-on for a single

13.1 - Yuvraj to Finch, no run, flatter and on the stumps, Finch backs away and chops it straight to the fielder at backward point

Over: 13 4 1 1 Wd 0 4 2 AUS 115/3
Watson 12(6) Finch 70(43) Pandya 2-0-17-1

12.6 - Pandya to Watson, 2 runs, short of a length and well outside off, Watson gets on top of the bounce and cuts it square on the off-side, comes back for the second run

12.5 - Pandya to Watson, FOUR, nicely done by Watson, lets the short of a length delivery come onto him, opens the face of the bat at the last moment and runs it behind square on the off-side for a boundary

12.4 - Pandya to Watson, no run, back of a length slower delivery from Pandya, Watson went hard on the cut and mistimes it back at the bowler

12.4 - Pandya to Watson, wide, Pandya shortens his length and slips this one down the leg-sie, Watson looks to pull and missed, called as a wide

Plenty of celebrations in that Maxwell wicket, looked like the entire team was pleased for Yuvraj, Dhoni more so, as he hopped across to hug his bowler

12.3 - Pandya to Finch, 1 run, short of a length and angling back into the right-hander, worked away in front of square on the on-side for a single

12.2 - Pandya to Watson, 1 run, short of a good length and just outside off, eased square behind point for a single

12.1 - Pandya to Watson, FOUR, edged and four, on a good length and in that channel outside off, Watson was lured into the drive, plays away from his body, gets a thick edge that rolls away fine and to the third man boundary

Over: 12 1 0 1 W 1 0 AUS 102/3
Finch 69(42) Watson 1(1) Yuvraj 1-0-3-1

11.6 - Yuvraj to Finch, no run, slower and wider from Yuvraj, Finch plays with an open face and guides it towards cover-point, just 7 runs and two wickets off the last two overs, from India's fifth bowling option

11.5 - Yuvraj to Watson, 1 run, flighted delivery and just outside off, eased down towards long-on for a single

Shane Watson, right handed bat, comes to the crease

11.4 - Yuvraj to Maxwell, out Stumped!! India are fighting their way back into the match. This was pushed through flatter and quicker as Maxwell came down the track, he had to reach out for the drive, the ball went underneath his bat and MS is quick to whip the bails off. Yuvraj hasn't had a bat so far in the T20Is, but he's made a massive contribution now. Maxwell st Dhoni b Yuvraj 1(2)

Yuvraj to Maxwell, THAT'S OUT!! Stumped!!

11.3 - Yuvraj to Finch, 1 run, flighted delivery and on the stumps, Finch went for the booming drive, gets a thick inside edge twoards long-on

11.2 - Yuvraj to Finch, no run, very full and on the stumps, Finch digs it back at the bowler

11.1 - Yuvraj to Maxwell, 1 run, slower and just outside off, pushed wide of cover for a quick single

Yuvraj Singh, left-arm orthodox, comes into the attack

Over: 11 1 2 1 0 W 0 AUS 99/2
Finch 68(39) Maxwell 0(0) Pandya 1-0-4-1

10.6 - Pandya to Finch, no run, short of a good length and shaping away from outside off, Finch looks to cut and misses

Glenn Maxwell, right handed bat, comes to the crease

10.5 - Pandya to Chris Lynn, out Caught by Dhoni!! Lynn has blown away his chance once again! Looked in a big hurry to please the MCG crowd, this was a good length slower delivery outside off, he made room and was looking to swat it back over the bowler's head, gets a steepling top-edge. Dhoni back pedalled, Bumrah came across from short third man, but it was always the keeper's catch. MS watches it all along and holds on. Chris Lynn c Dhoni b Pandya 2(4)

Pandya to Chris Lynn, THAT'S OUT!! Caught!!

10.4 - Pandya to Chris Lynn, no run, the slower ball from Pandya, Lynn was looking to cut and gets a bottom edge towards the keeper

10.3 - Pandya to Finch, 1 run, that was poor running from Finch, he was a goner had RJ made a direct hit at the bowler's end, the throw went well wide though, Finch dabbed one in front of backward point and jogged across for a single

10.2 - Pandya to Finch, 2 runs, back of a length and on Finch's pads, tucked away behind square on the on-side for a couple of runs

Replays on that Marsh dismissal: Pandya just about held on, almost allowed the ball to pop out.

10.1 - Pandya to Chris Lynn, 1 run, back of a length and well outside off, punched square on the off-side for a single

Hardik Pandya, right-arm medium, comes into the attack

Over: 10 1 0 2 1 Wd W 1 AUS 95/1
Chris Lynn 1(1) Finch 65(36) Ashwin 2-0-17-1

9.6 - Ashwin to Chris Lynn, 1 run, slower and well outside off, eased down towards long-off for a single

Chris Lynn, right handed bat, comes to the crease

9.5 - Ashwin to S Marsh, out Caught by Pandya!! India have finally held on to one, it's Pandya who completes the catch at long-on. This was tossed up invitingly outside off, Marsh came down the track, doesn't get to the pitch of the ball, went through with the lofted on-drive, Pandya settles underneath it and holds on. S Marsh c Pandya b Ashwin 23(23) [4s-2]

Ashwin to S Marsh, THAT'S OUT!! Caught!!

9.5 - Ashwin to S Marsh, wide, Ashwin tosses one wider outside off, called as a wide

9.4 - Ashwin to Finch, 1 run, Rishi dropped one in the last ball, now, Shikhar has dropped a dolly. This was tossed up outside off, Finch went for the slog sweep, doesn't get hold of the shot, straight into Shikhar's hands at deep mid-wicket, he somehow drops a clanger. Finch survives

9.3 - Ashwin to Finch, 2 runs, clumsy effort from Rishi, he never really looked like he would take it, this was tossed up on Finch's pads, he whipped it in the air and to the left of deep backward square leg. Rishi was late on the ball, gets his fingertips and shells it

9.2 - Ashwin to Finch, no run, flighted delivery and on the stumps, whipped straight to the fielder at mid-wicket

9.1 - Ashwin to S Marsh, 1 run, slower and just outside off, eased down towards long-on for a single

Over: 9 1 6 1 1 1 1 AUS 89/0
S Marsh 22(21) Finch 62(33) Ravindra Jadeja 2-0-16-0

8.6 - Ravindra Jadeja to S Marsh, 1 run, flatter and on Marsh's pads, whipped away in front of square on the on-side for a single

8.5 - Ravindra Jadeja to Finch, 1 run, Jadeja fires one on off, Finch makes room outside leg and looks to cut, gets a bottom edge towards backward point

8.4 - Ravindra Jadeja to S Marsh, 1 run, pushed through flatter and quicker, punched down towards long-on for a single

8.3 - Ravindra Jadeja to Finch, 1 run, flighted delivery and well outside off, swung away towards deep mid-wicket for a single

8.2 - Ravindra Jadeja to Finch, SIX, that would have been a stunner had Umesh held on, instead, he palmed it over the ropes. RJ dropped one short and on the stumps, Finch rocked back on the pull and over mid-wicket. Umesh ran a long way to his left at deep mid-wicket, jumped in the air, got both hands and allows it to pop out

8.1 - Ravindra Jadeja to S Marsh, 1 run, pushed through on off, punched down towards long-on for a single

Over: 8 6 0 2Wd 1 1 1 0 AUS 78/0
Finch 54(30) S Marsh 19(18) Ashwin 1-0-11-0

7.6 - Ashwin to Finch, no run, Ashwin gives this one more air and on the leg-stump line, Finch backs away on the hack and mistimes it towards mid-wicket

7.5 - Ashwin to S Marsh, 1 run, slower and on Marsh's pads, clipped away in front of square on the on-side for a single

7.4 - Ashwin to Finch, 1 run, flighted delivery and on the stumps, Finch backs away and gets an inside edge towards short fine

7.3 - Ashwin to S Marsh, 1 run, Ashwin tosses one on the stumps, Marsh comes down the track and clipws it over mid-wicket for a single

7.3 - Ashwin to Finch, 2 wides, Ashwin fires one well down the leg-side, left alone by Finch, MS can't collect it cleanly either, two wides added to the total

7.2 - Ashwin to Finch, no run, slower and wider outside off, driven straight to the fielder at cover

7.1 - Ashwin to Finch, SIX, Ashwin is welcomed with a mighty blow over mid-wicket, Ashwin came from round the wicket and tossed up on the leg-stump line, Finch gets underneath it and sends it soaring - high and towards deep mid-wicket. Dhawan was interested for a while, but it easily sailed over his head, brings up Finch's fifty as well

Ravichandran Ashwin, right-arm off break, comes into the attack

Over: 7 0 2 1 0 1 1 AUS 67/0
Finch 47(26) S Marsh 17(16) Ravindra Jadeja 1-0-5-0

6.6 - Ravindra Jadeja to Finch, 1 run, flatter and wider outside off, Finch backs away and cuts it square on the off-side for a single

6.5 - Ravindra Jadeja to S Marsh, 1 run, slower and on Marsh's pads, nudged away behind square on the on-side for a single

6.4 - Ravindra Jadeja to S Marsh, no run, was it a stumping chance? Looks like Marsh was well outside his crease, that will go down as a chance, pushed through by Jadeja, came back with the angle, Marsh went for a swipe over mid-wicket and missed, the momentum dragged him out of the crease, MS couldn't collect it cleanly though, it bounced off his gloves and by the time he had the ball in his hands, Marsh was well back

6.3 - Ravindra Jadeja to Finch, 1 run, flighted delivery and on off, Finch backs away and cracks it square on the off-side for a single

6.2 - Ravindra Jadeja to Finch, 2 runs, slower and on the stumps, Finch backs away and cuts it in front of square on the off-side for a couple of runs

6.1 - Ravindra Jadeja to Finch, no run, flatter and on the middle stump line, Finch lunges forward and blocks

Ravindra Jadeja, left-arm orthodox, comes into the attack

Sound start for Australia. Time for spin, RJ is in..

Over: 6 4 1 4 0 4 1 AUS 62/0
Finch 43(22) S Marsh 16(14) Bumrah 3-0-31-0

5.6 - Bumrah to Finch, 1 run, on a good length and on the stumps, nudged away behind square on the on-side for a single

5.5 - Bumrah to Finch, FOUR, cracking shot, it was overpitched all right, turns out to be a wide half-volley, drilled to the left of Kohli at mid-off for a boundary

5.4 - Bumrah to Finch, no run, short and wide from Bumrah, Finch goes hard on the cut and mistimes the chop towards backward point

5.3 - Bumrah to Finch, FOUR, the slower ball from Bumrah, but Finch spotted it early, stays tall and clips it up and over mid-on, one bounce and over the ropes for a boundary

5.2 - Bumrah to S Marsh, 1 run, on a good length and coming back with the angle, worked in front of mid-on for a quick single

Bumrah switches to round the wicket

5.1 - Bumrah to S Marsh, FOUR, the openers are loving the pace on the delivery, short and on the stumps, Marsh swivels across and pulls it behind square on the on-side for a boundary

Over: 5 0 2 1L 1 2 4 AUS 48/0
Finch 34(18) S Marsh 11(12) Nehra 3-0-28-0

4.6 - Nehra to Finch, FOUR, poor ball from Nehra, short and well outside off, Finch cracks it square behind point, there's no one in the deep, another expensive over from Nehra

4.5 - Nehra to Finch, 2 runs, short and just outside off, Finch stays back and works it behind square on the on-side, the fielder in the deep is square, comes back for the second run

4.4 - Nehra to S Marsh, 1 run, short of a good length and just outside off, worked towards mid-wicket for a single

4.3 - Nehra to Finch, leg byes, 1 run, that one cut back into Finch, he was caught in his crease, gets struck on the knee-roll. The impact was in front of middle and leg, would have been sliding down leg, a leg-bye to boot

4.2 - Nehra to Finch, 2 runs, too short and too straight from Nehra, ends up drifting onto Finch's pads, whipped away behind square on the on-side for a couple of runs

4.1 - Nehra to Finch, no run, on a good length and on off, the slower ball from Nehra, Finch is early into the drive and gets an inside edge towards mid-on

Over: 4 1 4 1 0 1B 1 AUS 38/0
Finch 26(13) S Marsh 10(11) Bumrah 2-0-17-0

3.6 - Bumrah to Finch, 1 run, short of a length and on the stumps, Finch pushes it to the right of the bowler and calls for a quick single, good running by the two batsmen

3.5 - Bumrah to S Marsh, byes, 1 run, that went through everyone, short of a good length and a hint of shape away from off, Marsh was looking to work it towards the on-side, is beaten by the skiddy delivery. Dhoni can't collect it cleanly and allows a bye

3.4 - Bumrah to S Marsh, no run, the slower ball from Bumrah, Marsh arrests his stride forward, plays with an open face and guides it to the left of the keeper. Dhoni tumbles and makes the stop

3.3 - Bumrah to Finch, 1 run, short of a good length and well outside off, pushed to the left of Yuvraj at cover-point for a single

3.2 - Bumrah to Finch, FOUR, top-edge and four, Bumrah banged one short as Finch backed away outside leg, he went through with the pull, gets a fat top-edge, high and over the keeper's head

3.1 - Bumrah to S Marsh, 1 run, back of a length and angling across the left-hander, dabbed away towards third man for a single

Over: 3 1 3 0 4 4 4 AUS 30/0
Finch 20(10) S Marsh 9(8) Nehra 2-0-19-0

2.6 - Nehra to Finch, FOUR, another poor ball, angles this one back into Finch, he shuffles across, uses Nehra's pace and works it away behind square on the on-side for another boundary

Nehra switches to round the wicket

2.5 - Nehra to Finch, FOUR, this is poor bowling from Nehra, drops this one short and well outside off, Finch swivels across, rolls his wrists and pulls it in front of square on the on-side, beats mid-on and rolls away to the fence

2.4 - Nehra to Finch, FOUR, too straight from Nehra, ends up drifting onto Finch's pads, he gets it very fine and it rolls away to the fine leg fence for a boundary

2.3 - Nehra to Finch, no run, back of a length and well outside off, chopped straight to the fielder at backward point

2.2 - Nehra to S Marsh, 3 runs, short of a length and well outside off, Marsh stays on the front foot and clubs it over mid-on. Pandya gives the chase, the ball slows down near the ropes, he puts in the dive and drags it back in, saves a run for his team

2.1 - Nehra to Finch, 1 run, banged in short as Finch came down the track, he doesn't get hold of the pull, the ball rolls away in front of square on the on-side for a run

Over: 2 4 0 0 1 4 1 AUS 14/0
Finch 7(5) S Marsh 6(7) Bumrah 1-0-10-0

1.6 - Bumrah to Finch, 1 run, short of a good length and just outside off, Finch looks to dab and gets a bottom edge - wide of backward point for a run

1.5 - Bumrah to Finch, FOUR, lovely shot, on a good length and on off, Finch leans forward, drives it on the up and gets it to the left of Kohli at mid-on, no need to run for those

1.4 - Bumrah to S Marsh, 1 run, tad fuller and just outside off, Marsh gets forward and punches it to the left of mid-on where Kohli makes a tumbling stop, keeps the batsmen down to a single

1.3 - Bumrah to S Marsh, no run, short and well outside off, Marsh goes hard on the cut, but can't get it past the fielder at backward point

1.2 - Bumrah to S Marsh, no run, back of a length and well outside off, Marsh cuts it straight to the fielder at backward point

1.1 - Bumrah to S Marsh, FOUR, poor ball from Bumrah, fraction too short and just outside off, Marsh swivels across and pulls it in front of square on the on-side, beats the chasing fielder for a boundary

Jasprit Bumrah, right-arm medium, comes into the attack

Two slips for Bumrah

Over: 1 1 0 1L 1 1 0 AUS 4/0
Finch 1(3) S Marsh 1(3) Nehra 1-0-2-0

0.6 - Nehra to Finch, no run, on a good length and on the stumps, nudged in front of mid-on

Rohit looks to be down with a sore thumb, he's off the field with Umesh in as a sub..

0.5 - Nehra to S Marsh, 1 run, tad fuller and a hint of shape away from outside off, eased away square on the off-side for a single

0.4 - Nehra to Finch, 1 run, short of a good length and shaping back into Finch, he was caught on the shuffle and is struck high on the pads, rolls away towards the off-side for a leg-bye. The umpire though reckons that there was a bit of bat involved

0.3 - Nehra to S Marsh, leg byes, 1 run, fuller length delivery and on Marsh's pads, he looks to flick and misses, the ball rolls away behind square on the on-side for a leg-bye

0.2 - Nehra to S Marsh, no run, short of a good length and holding its line outside off, Marsh covers the line, lifts his bat and lets it go

0.1 - Nehra to Finch, 1 run, short of a length and well outside off, cracked away square behind point for a single

Finch and S Marsh are at the crease. Finch is on strike. Nehra will open the attack