Usman Khawaja, Adam Zampa's heroics help Australia win final ODI to complete remarkable turnaround with series win over India

Australia defeated India by 35 runs in the fifth ODI at Delhi to clinch the five-match series 3-2 despite losing the first two matches.

FirstCricket Staff March 14, 2019 13:09:44 IST
Usman Khawaja, Adam Zampa's heroics help Australia win final ODI to complete remarkable turnaround with series win over India
Usman Khawaja Adam Zampas heroics help Australia win final ODI to complete remarkable turnaround with series win over India

Australia's players celebrate with the winning trophy after they win ODI series 2-3 against India in New Delhi. They clinched the series with a 35-run win in the final match. AP

Usman Khawaja Adam Zampas heroics help Australia win final ODI to complete remarkable turnaround with series win over India

Usman Khawaja laid the foundation for Australia with his second century of the series as Australia posted 272/9 after batting first. AP

Usman Khawaja Adam Zampas heroics help Australia win final ODI to complete remarkable turnaround with series win over India

Peter Handscomb assisted Khawaja perfectly as he scored 52 off 60 balls from No 3 spot. AP

Usman Khawaja Adam Zampas heroics help Australia win final ODI to complete remarkable turnaround with series win over India

Rohit Sharma scored a half-century to keep India in the hunt despite another top-order failure as he also reached the 8000-run club in ODIs. However, his dismissal on 56 put Australia in the driving seat. AP

Usman Khawaja Adam Zampas heroics help Australia win final ODI to complete remarkable turnaround with series win over India

Kedar Jadhav threatened Australia's chances with an admirable fight from the lower order as he scored 44 and put up a 91-run stand for the seventh wicket with Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who made 46. However, the dismissal of the duo exposed the tail as visitors quickly cleaned up the remaining batsmen to clinch a massive win. AP

Usman Khawaja Adam Zampas heroics help Australia win final ODI to complete remarkable turnaround with series win over India

While Kuldeep Yadav struggled at New Delhi, Adam Zampa returned with match figures of 3/46, playing a major role in Australia's series win. AP

 

 

 

 

 

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