All-round India secure 36-run victory over Australia in second ODI at Rajkot, level series 1-1

Here are the best photos from India's victory over Australia in the second ODI at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot.

FirstCricket Staff January 17, 2020 22:31:55 IST
All-round India secure 36-run victory over Australia in second ODI at Rajkot, level series 1-1
Allround India secure 36run victory over Australia in second ODI at Rajkot level series 11

Steve Smith top-scored with 98 for the Australians. Apart from him and Marnus Labuschagne, who scored 46, the remaining batting line up failed to fire and the visitors eventually conceded a 36-run defeat against India in the second ODI at Rajkot. AP

Allround India secure 36run victory over Australia in second ODI at Rajkot level series 11

Leggie Adam Zampa, the pick of the Aussie bowlers, picked up three crucial wickets and conceded only 50 runs in his spell. AP

Allround India secure 36run victory over Australia in second ODI at Rajkot level series 11

Shikhar Dhawan continued his good performance, top-scoring with 96 for the hosts. While he was unlucky to have missed out on a century, his knock set a solid foundation for the hosts. Sportzpics

Allround India secure 36run victory over Australia in second ODI at Rajkot level series 11

Virat Kohli, who came in at his regular number three position, was dismissed by Adam Zampa for the fifth time in his ODI career but the Indian skipper played a terrific knock of 78 which was studded with six classy fours. Sportzpics

Allround India secure 36run victory over Australia in second ODI at Rajkot level series 11

Coming at number five this time, KL Rahul proved his versatility as a batsman, smacking 80 from 52 balls. His quickfire knock was crucial as the Men in Blue posted a massive total of 340/6. AP

Allround India secure 36run victory over Australia in second ODI at Rajkot level series 11

While Mohammed Shami was the least economical amongst the Indian bowlers, he was spot-on with his toe-crushing yorkers and picked up three wickets. Sportzpics

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