Bangalore, Nov 2: It rained sixes and records tumbled at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Saturday. Rohit Sharma blasted only the third ever One Day International double hundred to pilot India to a series-clinching 57-run victory.
There was a brief stoppage during India's innings due to rain. But after that it rained only boundaries and sixes. Rohit's brilliant 158-ball 209 was the highlight in yet another run deluge that concluded the seven-match series. India, from 1-2, bounced back to claim the trophy 3-2.
James Faulkner fought hard in the end with a quick century but India won. A record number of sixes - 38 were hit during this game. Both India and Austrlia had 19 sixes each.
Here are the pictures from this game.
Double ton for Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma is ecstatic after reaching double century in Bangalore.
Rohit continues his celebrations after hitting double ton.
Captain with double centurion
Captain MS Dhoni sees Rohit celebrate his 200.
Rohit smashed a record 16 sixes today.
MS Dhoni too was in attacking mood today. He hit a quick half century.
Rohit is relieved
Rohit looks skywards after reaching 200.
Another failure for Yuvraj
Yuvraj Singh failed with the bat again. He made 12.
Rohit's another picture of celebration after double ton.
I have done it
Rohit smiles after completing 100.
Shami strikes early
Mohammed Shami is congratulated after dismissing Aaron Finch early.
Dhoni and Rohit
Dhoni and Rohit were involved in a 167-run stand for the fifth wicket.
Century opening stand
Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit put on a century partnership for the first wicket, their sixth this year.
Half century for Shikhar
Shikhar sweeps on way to 60.
Rohit in action
Rohit plays a shot en route to 209.
Doherty dismisses Shikhar
Xavier Doherty (left) celebrates with team-mates after getting Shikhar out.
Captains George Bailey and Dhoni are holding green T-shirts which were presented by the host association to celebrate green game.
Voges bowled by Shami
Shami gets Adam Voges bowled.
Bailey goes early
George Bailey was run out for 4.
Indians celebrate a wicket.
Doherty takes two
Doherty (left) was Australia's most successful bowler with two wickets.
India win series
Shikhar celebrates after taking the winning catch to dismiss James Faulkner.
3-2 win for the hosts
Indian players celebrate the series win 3-2.
Faulkner hits out
James Faulkner plays a shot during his knock of 116.
Faulkner hit Australia's fastest ODI ton, in 57 balls.
Rohit is Man-of-the-series
Virat Kohli (left) with the series trophy and Rohit Sharma with Man-of-the-series award.
Dhoni is happy
MS Dhoni is happy after clinching the series.
Maxwell smashes 50 off 18
Glenn Maxwell equalled the fastest half century for Australia, in 18 balls.
22-ball 49 for Watson
Shane Watson battled hamstring injury to score 49 off 22.
Shikhar and Yuvraj Singh react after the win.