- 5th T20i: India, 8-160, beat Australia, 8-154, by six runs
- Captain incensed by lack of wide call in final over
Australia captain, Matthew Wade, has been left fuming at a late umpiring blunder as India secured a dramatic six-run victory in the fifth and final T20 clash in Bengaluru.
All-rounder Aaron Hardie (one for 21) and spinner Tanveer Sangha (one for 26) had produced strong displays with the ball as Australia restricted India to 8-160 on Sunday night (Monday AEDT). Continue reading...
- India, 235-4, beat Australia 191-9 by 44 runs
- Tourists go 2-0 down with three games to play
Australia’s post-World Cup hangover continued after plunging to a 44-run loss to India in the second Twenty20 at Thiruvananthapuram.
A ragged bowling display allowed India to plunder a mammoth 235 for four on Sunday (Monday AEDT) before Australia replied with 191 for nine to go 2-0 down in the five-match series, one week after lifting the 50-over World Cup. Continue reading...
- Josh Inglis hits joint-fastest T20 century to set 209
- But Suryakumar Yadav’s 80 paved the way for dramatic win
Josh Inglis smashed Australia’s joint-fastest century in Twenty20 Internationals before Suryakumar Yadav powered India to a two-wicket victory in a thrilling series opener on Thursday.
Suryakumar, captaining India for the first time, hit an assured knock of 80 as the hosts chased down 208 in Visakhapatnam and secured a small measure of revenge for their painful defeat by Australia in the 50-overs World Cup final on Sunday. Continue reading...
- Steve Smith may trial as opener ahead of 2024 World Cup
- Suryakumar Yadav only Indian who played 50-over final
Australia’s selectors have withdrawn David Warner from the Twenty20 series against India, paving the way for Steve Smith to trial as an opener for next year’s World Cup in the format.
Warner was on Tuesday officially ruled out, given the chance to return home and rest before his final Test series against Pakistan. Continue reading...