India capped off the Australia tour by a fascinating seven-wicket win in the third and final T20I at the SCG on Sunday to clean-sweep the series. In a thrilling run-chase, India were lead by fifties by Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and a 25-ball 49 from Suresh Raina who hit the winning four for India.
Yuvraj Singh, slow to start, later hit s six and a four in the last over to easy the nerves for India. On the last ball, Raina hit the four to give India the win.
The social media was also caught in the thrill of the match as Shane Watson hit s blazing hundred and later Kohli and Rohit, once again gave India the platform for the win. It also discussed the return of Yuvraj and complimented Raina for being ice-cool. Here are the top reactions to the match:
Fantastic clean sweep! Well done and a thrilling finish… Enjoy the win boys #IndvsAus
— Suresh Raina (@ImRaina) January 31, 2016
— Anjum Chopra (@chopraanjum) January 31, 2016
It started poorly but a whitewash is not a bad way to end..
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) January 31, 2016
India is really close to knowing its best T20 XI…Australia, on the other hand, couldn’t be further away after these three games!
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) January 31, 2016
#AUSvIND Team India Men in Blue.well done what a run chase I didn’t leave my couch for a moment. Congratulations Get ready for T20 world cup
— VINOD KAMBLI (@vinodkambli349) January 31, 2016
Loved Suresh Raina’s keenness to be on strike in the closing stages. Superb match winning innings. #AUSvIND
— Sanjay Manjrekar (@sanjaymanjrekar) January 31, 2016
— R P Singh (@RpSingh99) January 31, 2016
— Azhar Mahmood (@AzharMahmood11) January 31, 2016
Great chase India.. Red hot favourites for the #T20WorldCup
As I said in my article yesterday, AUST major problem is bowling!
— Dean Jones (@ProfDeano) January 31, 2016