AUS vs IND: Hardik Pandya brings glory, India win the T20I series by taking 2-0 lead

India tour of Australia: India’s decision to field, was proven wrong when the Aussies reached a humungous score of 194/5. India had a flying start credit to the fabulous shots by Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul. Dhawan later converted his start into a fifty. After Kohli’s dismissal on 40. Pandya had a difficult time at the beginning of the innings. India needed 14 runs in the last over. Hardik Pandya’s two sixes in the last over won it for India. Pandya’s score 42 off just 22 balls. Shreyas Iyer also contributed crucial 12 runs in just 5 balls. India now has an invincible lead of 2-0 against Australia In three-match T20 series.

After put into bat first, The Australians played shots all around the park. Matthew Wade played sensational innings of 58 runs off just 32 balls. Steven Smith was looking good, however, Yuzvendra Chahal got better off him on the score of 46. In the last few over Glenn Maxwell (22 off 13)and Moises Henriques(26 off 18) played useful cameos to help Australia reach a giant total.


T Natarajan was the pick of the bowler for the men in blue. He pocketed two crucial wickets of D’Arcy Short and Henriques. Natarajan yielded just 20 runs in his spell of four overs. While Shardul Thakur and Chahal pocketed one wicket each.