Kohli and Yadav steer India to T20 series win over Australia

  • India 187-4 beat Australia 186-7 by six wickets
  • Home side clinch series 2-1 thanks to Hyderabad victory

Virat Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav scored sublime half-centuries to give India a six-wicket win and series victory over Australia in the third and final T20I in Hyderabad.

Quickfire innings from the opener Cameron Green (52 off 21 balls) and Tim David (54 off 27) set up a score of 186 for seven for Australia on Sunday after they lost the toss.

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India beat Australia by six wickets in rain-hit contest to level T20 series

  • Second T20i: India (92-4) beat Australia (90-5) by 6wkts
  • Rain in Nagpur reduces game to eight overs per side

Rohit Sharma starred as India levelled the three-match T20 international series against Australia with a six-wicket win in a match reduced to eight overs a side.

India won the toss and put Australia into bat in Nagpur after a wet outfield delayed the start by two-and-a-half hours. Wicketkeeper Matthew Wade, with 43 not out off 20 balls, and the captain Aaron Finch (31 off 15) scored freely as Australia made 5-90.

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Ashes 2023 series to be squeezed in to six weeks to make way for the Hundred

  • Men’s and women’s series to start in mid-June until late July
  • Heather Knight ‘so happy’ Trent Bridge will host five-day Test

English cricket’s bid to regain both the men’s and women’s Ashes from Australia will play out over a compressed six-week period next summer as the decks are cleared for the Hundred to take centre stage in August.

The 2023 international summer schedule was confirmed by the England and Wales Cricket Board on Wednesday, with the five-Test men’s Ashes starting at Edgbaston on 16 June and concluding at the Oval on 31 July. The multi-format women’s series will also start with a rare five-day women’s Test at Trent Bridge from 22 June.

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