IND vs AUS 5th T20I: India defeated Australia in the fifth T20 played at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. In this breath-taking match, Team India won by 6 runs. In this match full of ups and downs, Australia had to score 10 runs in the last over to win. Matthew Wade, who remained unbeaten in the entire series, was at the crease, but Arshdeep Singh bowled brilliantly and gave India victory. With this, India won the five-match series 4-1.
Shreyas Iyer took over India's innings
For India, Shreyas Iyer played an inning of 53 runs in 37 balls, apart from him, wicketkeeper batsman Jitesh Sharma played an inning of 24 runs in 16 balls. Akshar Patel also played an inning of 31 runs in 21 balls and took the team's score to 160 runs at the loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs. Before these batsmen, India's opening batsman Yashasvi Jaiswal had given a good start to Team India by playing an inning of 21 runs in 15 balls, but once again he was out in the powerplay. Jaiswal has given a fast start in all the matches of this entire series, but has also been out in the powerplay in every match. Apart from him, Ruturaj Gaikwad also could not do anything special today. He played an inning of only 10 runs, while captain Suryakumar Yadav scored 5 runs and Rinku Singh returned to the pavilion after scoring only 6 runs today.
How was Australia's innings?
For Australia, Ben Dwarshuis and Jason Behrendorff took 2 wickets each, while Aaron Hardy, Tanveer Sangha and Nathan Ellis managed to take one wicket each. When Australia started batting, opener Travis Head played an inning of 28 runs in 18 balls, which included 5 fours and 1 six, but Ravi Bishnoi bowled him and sent him back to the pavilion. Josh Philip, who came to open at the other end, was bowled by Mukesh Kumar for just 4 runs.
However, Ben McDermott played an inning of 54 runs in 36 balls. Apart from them, Tim David was out after scoring 17 runs and Matthew Shard was out after scoring 16 runs. From India's side, Ravi Bishnoi took 2 wickets, Akshar Patel took 1 wicket, Mukesh Kumar took 3 wickets, and Arshdeep Singh took 2 wickets. Arshdeep gave victory to Team India by defending 10 runs in the last over.
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