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In pics | IND vs AUS 2nd T20I: Maxwell's glittering ton seals the match and series for Australia

Catch all the top moments from the second T20I between India and Australia played at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru.

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After suffering a last-ball defeat in the first T20I, India travelled to Bengaluru looking to level the two-match series and preventing Australia from ending their 11-year long winless streak in T20I series. The hosts made three changes to their side with Shikhar Dhawan, Vijay Shankar and Siddarth Kaul coming in for Rohit Sharma, Mayank Markande and Umesh Yadav. Australia were unchanged from the previous encounter. (Image: AP)
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After suffering a last-ball defeat in the first T20I, India traveled to Bengaluru looking to level the two-match series and maintaining their their 11-year long undefeated streak against Australia in T20I series. Australian skipper Aaron Finch won the toss and opted to bowl. The hosts made three changes to their side with Shikhar Dhawan, Vijay Shankar and Siddarth Kaul coming in for Rohit Sharma, Mayank Markande and Umesh Yadav. Australia were unchanged from the previous encounter. (Image: AP)

KL Rahul continued his fine form as he hit four 6’s and three 4’s during his 26-ball 47. The local lad looked set to notch up back-to-back fifties but was caught at deep third man playing an upper cut to Nathan Coulter-Nile. Shikhar Dhawan struggled to get going and was dismissed in the 10th over after scoring just 14 off 24 balls. India were 70/2 at the fall of Dhawan’s wicket. (Image: AP)
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KL Rahul continued his fine form as he hit four 6’s and three 4’s during his 26-ball 47. The local lad looked set to notch up back-to-back fifties but was caught at deep third man playing an upper cut to Nathan Coulter-Nile. Shikhar Dhawan struggled to get going and was dismissed in the 10th over after scoring just 14 off 24 balls. India were 70/2 at the fall of Dhawan’s wicket. (Image: AP)

Rishabh Pant managed just 1 run from 6 balls before Jhye Richardson took an absolutely stunning catch to dismiss him. D’Arcy Short tossed up a delivery outside off and Pant horribly mistimed his shot towards long-off where Richardson covered a lot of ground before putting in a full length dive to his left taking the catch while airborne. (Image: AP)
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Rishabh Pant managed just 1 run from 6 balls before Jhye Richardson took an absolutely stunning catch to dismiss him. D’Arcy Short tossed up a delivery outside off and Pant horribly mistimed his shot towards long-off where Richardson covered a lot of ground before putting in a full length dive to his left taking the catch while airborne. (Image: AP)

Virat Kohli brought up his fifty in the 17th over off just 29 balls. The Indian skipper hit four 6’s and one 4 en route to his half-century. Kohli and Dhoni stitched together a 100-run partnership off just 50 balls to put India in a dominant position. The partnership ended in the 20th over when Dhoni (40) miscued a shot off Pat Cummins to Aaron Finch at long-off. Kohli (72*) and Karthik (8*) added 16 off the last 5 balls to take India to 190/4 after 20 overs. (Image: AP)
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Virat Kohli brought up his fifty in the 17th over off just 29 balls. The Indian skipper hit four 6’s and one 4 en route to his half-century. Kohli and Dhoni stitched together a 100-run partnership off just 50 balls to put India in a dominant position. The partnership ended in the 20th over when Dhoni (40) miscued a shot off Pat Cummins to Aaron Finch at long-off. Kohli (72*) and Karthik (8*) added 16 off the last 5 balls to take India to 190/4 after 20 overs. (Image: AP)

Chasing 191, Australia were off to an awful start as opener Marcus Stoinis was clean bowled by Siddarth Kaul in the third over on 7. Australia were 13/1 when Stoinis walked back. (Image: AP)
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Chasing 191, Australia were off to an awful start as opener Marcus Stoinis was clean bowled by Siddarth Kaul in the third over on 7.  (Image: AP)

Finch's woeful form with the bat continued as Indian all-rounder Vijay Shankar got him caught by Dhawan for just 8 on the last ball of the fourth over. Australia were 22/ when Finch walked back. (Image: AP)
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Finch's woeful form with the bat continued as Indian all-rounder Vijay Shankar got him caught by Dhawan for just 8 on the last ball of the fourth over. Australia were 22/2 when Finch walked back. (Image: AP)

After early blows Glenn Maxwell and D'Arcy Short came together to steer the Australian chase through the middle overs. The two put together a 73-run stand before Short played a wild shot off a Vijay Shankar delivery to be caught by Rahul. Australia were 95/3 at the start of the 12th over. (Image: AP)
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After early blows Glenn Maxwell and D'Arcy Short came together to steer the Australian chase through the middle overs. The two put together a 73-run stand before Short played a wild shot off a Vijay Shankar delivery to be caught by Rahul. Australia were 95/3 at the start of the 12th over. (Image: AP)

Maxwell continued his great form and dispatched the ball around the park. Peter Handscomb gave Maxwell great company in the middle as Australia made their way towards the daunting total. (Image: AP)
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Maxwell continued his great form and dispatched the ball around the park. Peter Handscomb gave Maxwell great company in the middle as Australia made their way towards the daunting total. (Image: AP)

Maxwell completed his century off 50 balls in the penultimate over. It was his third T20I hundred. For his fifty and hundred he was adjudged Player of the Series. (Image: AP)
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Maxwell completed his century off 50 balls in the penultimate over. It was his third T20I hundred. For his fifty and hundred he was adjudged Player of the Series. (Image: AP)

Like the previous match the Australian chase again went all the way down to the wire with the visitors needing 9 runs  off the last over. Maxwell hit a six and a four off the third and the fourth ball of the 20th over to seal the match and the series for Australia. The 'Big Show'  remained unbeaten on 113. (Image: AP)
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Like the previous match the Australian chase again went all the way down to the wire with the visitors needing 9 runs  off the last over. Maxwell hit a six and a four off the third and the fourth ball of the 20th over to seal the match and the series for Australia. The 'Big Show'  remained unbeaten on 113. (Image: AP)

First Published on Feb 27, 2019 10:30 pm
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