‘King of the Chase’ Kohli powers India to stunning win against Australia, sealing World T20 semis spot

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It was a full house at the IS Bindra stadium in Mohali as India played Australia in a must-win match. Solaris Images

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Aaron Finch plays a shot during his innings of 43 off 34 balls, and was the main contributors as Australia lost the momentum in the later overs. Solaris Images

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Indian fans turned out in large numbers to support their team at Mohali and the team didn't disappoint putting up a performance to remember. Solaris Images

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Indian players celebrates the wicket of Australian player Usman Khawaja who raced his way to 26 off 16 in the Powerplay. Solaris Images

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It turned out to be the last international outing for Shane Watson, who had announced his retirement, contributed with the both the bat and ball. Solaris Images

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The Indians lost openers Shikhar Dhawan (13) and Rohit Sharma (12), who both had not done much in the previous matches, early in the chase. Solaris Images

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Australian players celebrates the wicket of Indian player Shikhar Dhawan, who scored a mere 13 runs. Solaris Images

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Yuvraj Singh was on 5 in a score of 54 for 3 from 8.2 overs when he hopped on to the back foot to handle a short-pitched delivery and injured his leg. He was on five from two balls at the time of injury was finally dismissed for a personal score of 21 from 18 balls. Solaris Images

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Chief architect of the win, Virat Kohli played a masterful innings against the Aussies to help India qualify for semi-finals of ICC World T20. Solaris Images

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In true tradition, it was captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni who scored the winning runs with a boundary off long on with almost an over to spare. Solaris Images

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The Indian team celebrates the stunning win against Australia. Solaris Images