Shikhar Dhawan slams 17th career ton as India defeat Australia to collect second successive win in ICC World Cup 2019

 Shikhar Dhawan slams 17th career ton as India defeat Australia to collect second successive win in ICC World Cup 2019

Shikhar Dhawan, who was later awarded the Player of the Match, does his usual celebration after getting to his century. AP

Opening batsman Rohit Sharma raises his bat after getting to his half-century. AP

Opening batsman Rohit Sharma raises his bat after getting to his half-century. AP

Nathan Coulter-Nile celebrates with teammates after dismissing Rohit Sharma for 57. AP

Nathan Coulter-Nile celebrates with teammates after dismissing Rohit Sharma for 57. AP

India skipper Virat Kohli had a good outing with the bat, collecting 82 runs before getting dismissed in the final over. AP

India skipper Virat Kohli had a good outing with the bat, collecting 82 runs before getting dismissed in the final over. AP

MS Dhoni plays a pull shot during his 14-ball cameo, in which he collected 27. AP

MS Dhoni plays a pull shot during his 14-ball cameo, in which he collected 27. AP

The Oval was a sea of blue during the India-Australia match, with only a handful of jerseys spotted in the stands. AP

The Oval was a sea of blue during the India-Australia match, with only a handful of jerseys spotted in the stands. AP

MS Dhoni dons wicket-keeping gloves that are devoid of the 'Balidaan' Badge, an Indian Army insignia that had been at the centre of a heated debate involving both the ICC as well as fans back in India. AP

MS Dhoni dons wicket-keeping gloves that are devoid of the 'Balidaan' Badge, an Indian Army insignia that had been at the centre of a heated debate involving both the ICC as well as fans back in India. AP

David Warner and Steve Smith forged a 62-run stand for the second wicket to keep Australia afloat in the early and middle stages of their chase. AP

David Warner and Steve Smith forged a 62-run stand for the second wicket to keep Australia afloat in the early and middle stages of their chase. AP

Substitute fielder Ravindra Jadeja took not one but two catches in the outfield during the India-Australia fixture. AP

Substitute fielder Ravindra Jadeja took not one but two catches in the outfield during the India-Australia fixture. AP

Bhuvneshwar Kumar celebrates after dismissing all-rounder Marcus Stoinis for a two-ball duck. AP

Bhuvneshwar Kumar celebrates after dismissing all-rounder Marcus Stoinis for a two-ball duck. AP

Alex Carey remained unbeaten on 55, providing the defending champions a late flourish, one that wasn't enough to get them over the line though. AP

Alex Carey remained unbeaten on 55, providing the defending champions a late flourish, one that wasn't enough to get them over the line though. AP

The Indian team celebrates after pulling off a 36-run win over Australia, only their fourth against the five-time champions in World Cup history. AP

The Indian team celebrates after pulling off a 36-run win over Australia, only their fourth against the five-time champions in World Cup history. AP

Updated Date: Jun 11, 2019 11:16:14 IST