The Hush Post| 15:51 pm |three-miute-read
India won the second ODI match of the India-Australia ODI series at Adelaide by six wickets, and Mahendra Singh Dhoni once again hit the second last ball of the match for a six. Of the last ball he took a single and four balls were still left.
Earlier, Virat Kohli came out with blazing guns and made a century after a dismal performance int he last ODI. However, he got out when India was still far from the finish line.
Kohli was followed by Dinesh Karthik who made a swashbuckling 27 runs and eased the pressure off the struggling MSD. However, Dhoni, who made 55 of 54 balls probably knows best when to finish.
With this run chase, Dhoni took the tag of the man who has the highest strike rate in a run chase — strike rate of 99.45 — followed by Virat Kohli, Michael, Bevan, Sanath Jayasuriya and AB DeVilliers.
With this, the series is now tied at 1-1. Now the two teams will have to travel to Melbourne to know who clinches the title.
Among the bowlers, it was Bhuvneshwar Kumar who really steadied the Indian ship at a time when the Aussies seemed se to take the total score to 330. Bhuveshwar took 4 wickets in 10 overs and gave away just 45 runs.
The debutant Mohammad Siraj, though, was far from impressive and went for 76 runs in his stipulated 10 overs.