Highlights: 3rd ODI: India Vs Australia in Mohali

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Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 11:03 [IST]
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Mohali, Oct 19: James Faulkner blasted a 29-ball 64 not out to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat for Australia.

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In a last-over thriller at the PCA Stadium on Saturday night, Faulkner left the Indians stunned with his assault on Ishant Sharma where he ransacked 30 runs in the 48th over.

Highlights: 3rd ODI: India Vs Australia

Faulkner's blitz gave Australia a four-wicket triumph with three balls to spare while chasing 304.

Earlier, captain MS Dhoni produced one of the best limited overs knocks as he hit a 121-ball 139 not out to pilot India to 303/9 in 50 overs.

Dhoni pulled the team out of the woods with a superb century. From 76/4 in 13 overs, Dhoni took India past the 300-run mark.

Highlights of the match

Fours: India: 31; Australia: 26

Sixes: India: 5; Australia: 8

Top scorers: India: MS Dhoni 139* (121 balls, 12x4, 5x6); Australia: Adam Voges: 76 not out (88 balls, 7x4)

Highest wickets: Australia: Mitchell Johnson 4/46 in 10 overs; India: R Vinay Kumar 2/50 in 8.3

# James Faulkner stunned India with a 29-ball 64 not out (2x4, 5x6)

# Australia chased 304 in 49.3 overs losing six wickets

# Australia have a 2-1 lead in the seven-match series

# Adam Voges topscored for Australia with 76 not out off 88 (7x4)

# Ishant Sharma's 48th over was the turning point for Australia

# Ishant was hammered by Faulkner for 30 runs

# Faulkner blasted 1 four and 4 sixes in the over

# The over read 4, 6, 6, 2, 6, 6

# While bowling the final over, Faulkner himself was hit by MS Dhoni for 21 runs

# From needing 44 off 18, that Ishant over turned the equation to 14 off 12 balls

# Faulkner sealed the game with a six off Vinay Kumar on the third ball of the final over

# This is the first time Australia have successfully chased a target of over 300 against India

# Australia's 50 came in 49 balls; 100: 136; 150: 195; 200: 237; 250: 275; 300: 297

# Dhoni scored his ninth ODI hundred

# This was Dhoni's first ton since 113 not out against Pakistan in December, 2012

# Dhoni's 139 not out off 121 contained 12 fours and 5 sixes

# During today's knock, Dhoni crossed 5,000 runs as India captain. He is the third in the club after Mohammad Azharuddin and Sourav Ganguly. Overall, he is the seventh

# Dhoni's 139* is now the highest score by a captain against Australia. He broke his own record of 124 in Nagpur 2009

# Before he could score a run, Dhoni injured his ankle while taking a single. He was limping and was given treatment by the physio on the ground. After that he showed no discomfort

# The Indian skipper registered the highest individual score in Mohali

# Dhoni became the first Indian to score a ODI hundred in Mohali. Previous highest for India at the venue was 99 by Sachin Tendulkar

# Dhoni brought up his 250th six in ODIs in 363 innings. He is the second Indian after Sachin Tendulkar to cross the mark (Tendulkar 264 in 780 innings)

# Shahid Afridi holds the record for most sixes in ODI history with 404

# India's first six (by Dhoni) came in the 41st over

# Dhoni was dropped on 105 by George Bailey

# Dhoni and R Vinay Kumar had a partnership of 32 in 12 balls for the ninth wicket. All 32 runs came from Dhoni's bat

# Virat Kohli continued his superb form with the bat. He struck his fourth successive half century

# Kohli scored 68 off 73 with 9 fours. This was his 26th ODI fifty

# Kohli is now the leading scorer in the series. He has 229 runs in 3 matches (1 century, 2 fifties)

# Kohli has scores of 61, 100 not out and 68 in the series

# India were in trouble at 76/4 in 13 overs. Kohli and Dhoni added 72 for the fifth wicket in 16.4 overs

# Dhoni and R Ashwin had a 76-run associaton in 11.1 overs for the 7th wicket

# Left-arm paceman Mitchell Johnson took two wickets in two balls, getting Suresh Raina and Yuvraj Singh

# Yuvraj was out for a first-ball duck

# India were 154/6 in 31.3 and were in danger of being bowled out under 200

# Johnson finished with 4/46 in 10 overs (1 maiden)

# India lost both openers Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma early

# Dhawan was the first to go for 8

# Rohit was dismissed for 11

# In the first 10 overs of powerplay, India scored 60/2. It was 30/0 in five overs of battling powerplay (36 to 40)

# India's 50 took 51 balls; 100: 123; 150: 180; 200: 238; 250: 278; 300: 300

# Australia captain Bailey won third toss in a row

# Both teams were unchanged from the previous match in Jaipur


Story first published:  Saturday, October 19, 2013, 16:16 [IST]
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