India lost the series at home after four years

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Pacers and spinners all out Australia in one over. In the series decider, hosts India were given a target of 270 runs. Rohit Sharma’s team could not even make that run at home.

Despite the stormy opening pair of Shubman Gill and Rohit Sharma with the bat, India were all out for 248 runs. The match was lost by 21 runs. Steve Smith’s team won the ODI series by 2-1 in the last match.

Two openers Matthew Head and Michel Marsh added 68 runs for Australia after winning the toss and batting. Head scored 33 off 31 and Marsh scored 47 off 47. Then, down for three, Stith Smith went back for zero. Later, David Warner (23), Marnus Labuschagne (28) and Alex Carey (38) returned after being set.

In the lower order, Marcos Stoinis played an innings of 25 runs and lastly Abbott 26 runs. Besides, Aston Agar added 17 runs and Michel Starc and Adam Zampa added 10 runs each. India lost to the runs of those tail batsmen of Australia.

The team’s opener Rohit Sharma played an innings of 30 runs off 17 balls. Shubman Gill scored 37 runs. Kohli, who dropped to three, scored 54 runs for the team. KL Rahul played an innings of 32 runs at four. 40 runs from Hardik Pandya’s bat. But the next batters failed. Suryakumar made a golden duck streak in three consecutive games. Jadeja returned with 18 runs.

India collapsed on the spin of Adam Jumper. Auji leg spinner took 4 wickets for 45 runs in 10 overs. Another spinner Aston Agar picked up two wickets. For India, Hardik Pandya and Kuldeep Yadav took two wickets each and Mohammad Siraj and Akshar Patel took two wickets each. At this rate, India lost a series at home after exactly four years i.e. 2019. They also lost to Australia (5-match series 3-2).

Michael Fried

Hello there, I'm Michael Fried, and I'm a news author at TheTopDailyNews. I've been covering a wide range of topics for years, from politics and finance to technology and human interest stories.

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