Indian team keeps their winning streak in warm matches by defeating Australia in the second warm-up match by 8 wickets: India Win By 8 Wickets

  • Australia: 152/5 (20.0)
  • India: 153/2 (17.5)

India Win By 8 Wickets

India won the second warm-up match against Australia. The Indian team defeated the Australian team by 8 wickets. Indian spinners bowled excellent today. 

After winning, the Australian toss skipper elected to bat first. But their batsman didn’t manage to make their Skipper’s decision right. Due to losing wickets at regular intervals, Indian ballers restrict the Australian batting attack to 152 runs. Australia lost their both openers and one down batsman Mitchel Marsh in the span of just 11 runs. Ashwin took two back-to-back wickets in his first over.

First, he lbw Warner on his fifth ball and Marsh on the last ball. Within a span of one over later, Australia lost their third wicket of captain Aron Finch. Australia were 11-3 in 3.1 overs, and Maxwell took his legs on the crease. He made a partnership of 61 runs with Steven Smith. I tried to hit a big shot Maxwell lost his wicket on leg spinner Rahul Chahar’s ball.

Maxwell scored a total of 37 runs in 28 deliveries with the help of 5 boundaries. After having this partnership with Maxwell, Switch reaches on his half-century. He made a crucial knock of 57 runs in 48 deliveries with the help of seven fours. Smith got out Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s ball in the 19th over. He made a crucial partnership of 76 runs with 5th down batsman Marcus Stoinis. Due to their partnership, Australia managed to set a target of 152 runs. Marcus Stories also made a terrific knock of 41 runs in just 25 balls with the help of four fours and one six. Due to his rapid knock Australian team reached the mark of 152 runs.

Indian Spinners made Australian force Batter keep on the knee on the ground.

Australian team lost their three wickets in the powerplay. Spinners had taken all wickets. Ravi Ashwin 2 wickets in his short 2 over spell. He got to accompany Ravindra Jadeja and Leg spinner Rahul Chaher. They both pick one wicket each. Indian skipper Rohit Sharma used 7 bowlers. Shardul was most expensive thorough them all. He bowled 3 overs and gave a total of 30 runs. Ashwin and Kohli both bowled a spell of 2 overs and both gave only 8 and 6 runs, respectively. 

Indian team added Varun Chakravarthy and Shardul Thakur to the team for their second warm match.

Indian openers again shine, Rahul kept his aggressive form in the second match too

Indian openers kept their first match form in the second match and scored a brilliant partnership of 68 runs for the first wicket. Classic Kl Rahul shines this time, too, with a knock of 39 runs in 31 balls with 2 fours and 3 sixes in his 39 runs innings. Skipper Rohit made an excellent half-century of 60 runs in 41 deliveries. With the help of 5 fours and 3 sixes.

Both made a partnership of 68 runs in 9.2 overs for the first wicket. Suryakumar Yadav also made a knock of 38 runs in27 balls, with 5 fours and 1 sixes. This duo made a partnership of 59 runs. Hardik Pandya kept his foot on the ground after Rohit getting retired hurt. He made won this match by hitting six on the fifth ball of Kane Richardson. Indian team chased down the target in 17.5 overs with keeping 8 wickets in hand.

Poor Bowling Performance

Australian captain used a total of eight bowlers. Any Australian bowler didn’t impact except left-arm bowler Aston Agar. He took the wicket of Kl Rahul on 39 runs. Adam Zampa was the most expensive bowler from the Australian side. He gives 29 runs in a 3 overs spell. Experienced Patt Cummins also count 33 runs in 4 overs spell. None Australian couldn’t make any impactful performance today.

The Australian team will face South Africa in their league matches. On Saturday 23th October at 3.30 PM. India will fight against their traditional rival Pakistan on Sunday 24th October at 7.30 PM IST.

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