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India vs Australia: Desperate Aussies seek Finch for 3rd ODI in Indore

India vs Australia: Desperate Aussies seek Finch for 3rd ODI in Indore

Pace bowling has been the new found strength of India and it was evident with the way Bhuvneshwar (3-9) and Jasprit Bumrah (0-39) as the Australian opener struggled to put the bat on the ball. Chasing the target of 164 runs in 21 overs in the rain-affected first ODI, the Australians had lost four wickets for 35 runs, after which Glenn Maxwell got a spectacular shot, but Chahal and Yadav were performing excellent bowling.

Warner also came out in defence of young Cartright.

After Dhoni stepped down from the captaincy, Virat Kohli has led India for a total of 37 ODI games with India managing 29 victories in that stretch. But the form of leg-spinner Adam Zampa, who has managed to pick just two wickets so far, will hurt the Aussies.

Wade was heard saying on the stump mic, "I might have a cry like you".

"We are going to bat".

We have seen former India cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni rolling over his arms in the practice session for his gentle mediums and a handful of people know that he has a wicket too in One Day International (ODI).

'We've had a lot of collapses and we need to stop, ' Smith, who has scored one and 59 in the two games, said.




India won the toss and chose to bat first but Nathan Coulter-Nile (3-51) struck early once again to dismiss Rohit Sharma (7) caught and bowled off his own bowling.

Finch has represented Australia in 82 ODIs and has played for six IPL franchises.

IST: On the other hand, India are now on an eight-match winning run, and hold an upper hand at Indore, where the men-in-blue have a 100 percent winning record (won all four of their matches so far).

India went in with an unchanged side.

Indian team captain Virat Kohli will be chasing Mahendra Singh Dhoni's captaincy record of nine consecutive wins as a captain in the third one-day worldwide against Australia at Holkar Stadium in Indore on Sunday. It was no small task for Virat Kohli and his men to defend a modest 252 on the Eden Garden wicket, which despite being a two-paced track favoured the batsmen.

Australia are 2-0 down in the five-match series and face India in Indore now to avoid a series loss. Their approach straight-jacketed the Indian batsmen in both the matches even as the home batsmen restrained themselves from playing atrocious shots in Kolkata.