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Live Blog | Scorecard | Target for Australia: 191

Overs 9: Australia 76/2
11 RUNS!
D'Arcy Short (36*) hit two fours off Krunal Pandya. Australia scored 45 runs in the remaining 4 overs. Good fightback from the visitors.

* 50 runs stand between Short and Maxwell in 31 balls

Overs 8: Australia 65/2
12 RUNS!
Yuzvendra Chahal conceded 12 runs in his first over as D'Arcy Short 27* and Glenn Maxwell 21* resurrected the Australian run chase

Overs 7: Australia 53/2
11 RUNS!
Another good over for the visitors. Short and Maxwell hit a 4 each and every off Vijay Shankar

* 50 up for Australia in 6.five overs. D'Arcy Short 24* & Glenn Maxwell 13*

Overs 6: Australia 42/2
11 RUNS!
DÁrcy Short (19*) hit two fours off Siddarth Kaul in the over

Overs five: Australia 31/2
Glenn Maxwell ended the Jasprit Bumrah over with a six.

Overs 4: Australia 22/2
OUT! Big wicket. Vijay Shankar scalped Aaron Finch (8). Australian skipper's dangerous form continued.

Overs three: Australia 17/1
Comeback guy Siddarth Kaul started by means of conceding simply 4 runs and taking a wicket

Overs 2.2: Australia 13/1
OUT!
Pacer Siddarth Kaul blank bowled Marcus Stoinis for 7. Early blow for Australia

Overs 2: Australia 13/0
Jasprit Bumrah started by means of conceding 4 runs. Good over for the hosts

Over 1: Australia 9/0
Good start for Australia. D'Arcy Short and Marcus Stoinis hit a 4 each and every off Vijay Shankar

D'Arcy Short and Marcus Stoinis start the Australian run chase. Vijay Shankar with the ball for India

Kohli (72*) and Dhoni (40) added 100 runs for the fourth wicket. (AP Photo)

Overs 20: India 190/4
18 RUNS!
Virat Kohli (72*) completed off the innings in taste with a large six. India set a large 191-run target for Australia. Kohli led the workforce from the front, hitting six maximums and couple of boundaries to attain 72 off 38 balls.

Overs 19.1: India 174/4
OUT!
Pat Cummins struck to brush aside MS Dhoni (40 off 23 balls). Dhoni hit 3 sixes and 3 fours in his fiery knock.

* 100 runs partnership in 49 balls between Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni

Overs 19: India 172/three
15 RUNS!
India completing the innings on a top. Virat Kohli (65*) hit a six and a 4 in the Richardson (0-45 in 4 overs) over.

* 150 up for India in 17.five overs. Virat Kohli 52* & MS Dhoni 35*

Overs 16.five: India 138/three
FIFTY
for Virat Kohli off 29 balls, his 20th in T20Is. Kohli has hit 4 sixes and a 4 thus far

Overs 16: India 135/three
22 RUNS!
Virat Kohli (48* off 25 balls) smashed Nathan Coulter-Nile for three consecutive sixes as India change gears.

* Virat Kohli introduced up fifty-run partnership off 29 balls with MS Dhoni with consecutive sixes

Overs 15: India 113/three
14 RUNS!
Big over for India. After Dhoni (18*) hit a 4, Kohli (29*) smacked Richardson for a six as the duo resurrects the India innings.

* 100 up for India in 14.1 overs. Virat Kohli 20* & MS Dhoni 13*

Overs 14: India 99/three
Another nine-run over for India. MS Dhoni (13*) hit Pat Cummins for a 4 in the over.

Overs 13: India 90/three
MS Dhoni (8*) hit DÁrcy Short for a six to attain 9 runs in the over.

Overs 12: India 81/three
Virat Kohli (14*) hit a 4 off Adam Zampa in the over. India need a large partnership from their two senior pros - Kohli and MS Dhoni (1*)

Overs 10.five: India 74/three
OUT!
Jhye Richardson took a shocking catch at long-on to brush aside Rishabh Pant (1). Part-time spinner DÁrcy Short started with a wicket and a single in his first over. India in trouble

Overs 10: India 73/2
Excellent over from Jason Behrendorff - 3 singles and a wicket.

Overs 9.2: India 70/2
OUT!
India lost each the openers in quick succession. Jason Behrendorff struck to brush aside suffering Shikhar Dhawan, who scored 14 off 24 balls. Third umpire took his time to test the low catch taken by means of Marcus Stoinis at deep cover, sooner than going with the comfortable resolution by means of the on-field umpire.

Overs 9: India 70/1
Just 5 runs off Adam Zampa over. India's scoring price lowered after KL Rahul's departure. Virat Kohli additionally survived a run out appeal on the ultimate supply of the over

Overs 8: India 65/1
Excellent over from Nathan Coulter-Nile. A wicket and 4 runs from it.

Overs 7.1: India 61/1
OUT! Big step forward for Australia. Nathan Coulter-Nile scalped in-form KL Rahul (47). India opener was once playing so neatly till now, hitting 3 fours and 4 sixes in his quick-fire 26-ball knock, but gave away a easy catch to Jhye Richardson at 3rd guy.

Overs 7: India 61/0
KL Rahul (47*) hit a 4, but Adam Zampa gave away simply 8 runs in the over

Overs 6: India 53/0
14 RUNS! KL Rahul (41*) coping with sixes at the moment as he smacked Pat Cummins for two consecutive maximums in the over

* 50 up for India in five.five overs

Overs five: 39/0
15 RUNS!
Good over for India. KL Rahul (28*) smacked Jhye Richardson for two consecutive sixes as India build up the scoring price

Overs 4: India 24/0
KL Rahul (14*) hit a 4 off Nathan Coulter-Nile to attain 8 runs in the over

Overs three.2: India 16/0
Match quickly halted for few minutes. Dhawan took clinical consideration in the middle from the workforce physio, but he's good to proceed.

Indian lovers cheering the workforce in the stadium. (TOI Photo)


Overs three: India 16/0
12 RUNS!
India openers KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan hit a 4 each and every to change the pace. Jason Behrendorff conceded 12 runs in it.

Overs 2: India 4/0
Brilliant start by means of Jhye Richardson, gave away only one single in it.

Over 1: India three/0
Watchful start from India. Just two singles and a leg bye came off Jason Behrendorff over.

Here we cross...KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan start the India innings. Jason Behrendorff with the ball for Australia.

Team News: Three changes in India XI - Shikhar Dhawan, Vijay Shankar and Siddarth Kaul included instead of Rohit Sharma, Mayank Markande and Umesh Yadav. Australia unchanged.

TOSS | Australia win toss and made up our minds to area in opposition to India.

Playing XIs

India: Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli (c), Vijay Shankar, Rishabh Pant, MS Dhoni (w), Dinesh Karthik, Krunal Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Siddarth Kaul

Australia: D'Arcy Short, Marcus Stoinis, Aaron Finch (c), Glenn Maxwell, Peter Handscomb (w), Ashton Turner, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Jhye Richardson, Jason Behrendorff, Adam Zampa


Pitch Report

"Fair amount of grass means the ball will zip around a bit. There are a few cracks as well to interest the spinners. The grass should also hold the pitch together" - Sunil Gavaskar


A lovely weather in Bengaluru. Toss at 6:30pm IST.



Hello and welcome to the reside protection of 2nd T20I between India and Australia in Bengaluru. The match begins at 7pm IST.


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