IND vs AUS 3rd ODI: Though India lost the ODI series against Australia but won the final ODI match at Manuka Oval, Canberra, on Wednesday. Hardik Pandya's 92 run-inning and Shardul Thakur's three-wicket haul led Men in Blue to a spectacular win at Canberra.
IND vs AUS 3rd ODI started with some changes. India won the toss and elected to bat first and brought in Shubman Gill in place Mayank Agarwal to open alongside Shikhar Dhawan.
However, the Indian skipper Virat Kohli, Ravindra Jadeja and Hardik Pandya were amazing with the bat while Shardul Thakur led the Team India to defend a total of 302.
Kohli, Pandya and Jadeja scored 63, 92 and 66, respectively. Meanwhile, Shardul Thakur bagged three wickets that include Moises Henriques, Steven Smith and Sean Abbott.
India lost the first and second ODIs which were played at Sydney. In both the ODIs, Australia had won the toss and elected to bat first.
The Indian fans were delighted as the Men in Blue finally got off the mark on this Australia tour and broken their 5-match losing streak in ODIs.
The partnership between Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja was the game changer for India as it managed to post a handsome total of 302-5 in the day.
Australia felt the absence of David Warner, however, Glenn Maxwell was on the verge of taking the side to the victory but Jasprit Bumrah bowled him out with a clinical yorker.
Finch once again proved his worth with bat as he scored 75, but Steve Smith couldn't switch on the run-making machine again.
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