3rd T20I: India clean-sweep Australia 3-0 after thrilling win at the SCG

31 Jan 2016    05:52 pm

ndia completed 3-0 clean-sweep in the T20Is after a thrilling seven-wicket win over Australia in the third and final T20I at the SCG on Sunday. (Results: Ind vs Aus) (Aus Open: Djokovic thumps Murray in final)

Scorecard: India vs Australia, 3rd T20I

The chase, as it happened

Yuvraj starts the 20th with a four and six, and Raina scores the winning runs. India gun down 197, clean-sweep Australia 3-0


1632 hrs IST: SIX! Raina arrives and is off the mark in style. Slog sweeps Boyce for a maximum

1629 hrs IST: WICKET! Rohit hits a Boyce delivery straight to Shane Watson. Much needed breakthrough for Australia. India 124/2

1625 hrs IST: FIFTY for Rohit Sharma. His dream run in Australia continues. Has been in top touch right from the start of the ODIs

1620 hrs IST: SIX! Rohit breaks free after a quiet little phase. Hits one way back into the stand. Huge hit!

1617 hrs IST: 100 up for India in the 10th over. Kohli and Rohit are approaching the chase in fine fashion. A boundary here and there, and sharp running between the wickets

1612 hrs IST: FIFTY-run partnership between Kohli and Rohit comes up off 36 balls

1606 hrs IST: Meanwhile, Kohli goes past 5000 runs in T20s (international and franchise both)

1605 hrs IST: Field restrictions over, Australia turn to spin. Introduce leggie Boyce into the attack

1600 hrs IST: Rohit ends the over with a boundary. India on track…62/1 after five overs

1554 hrs IST: Kohli brings up the FIFTY for India in the 5th over, with a boundary

1551 hrs IST: WICKET! Watson strikes in his first over. Removes dangerous Dhawan who edges one to Bancroft behind the stumps