India vs Australia Ind vs Aus Highlights: A superb century from Shikhar Dhawan aided by disciplined show by the bowlers guided India to an emphatic 36-run victory over defending champions Australia in the World Cup match at The Oval on Sunday. Chasing a massive 353, Australia were bowled out for 316 as India registered their second successive win in the tournament. For Australia, Steve Smith (69), David Warner (56) and Alex Carey (53) slammed half centuries, but couldn’t save their side from tasting the first defeat of the tournament. Among the Indian bowlers, Jasprit Bumrah finished with 3/60 while Bhuvneshwar Kumar ended up with 3/50. Yuzvendra Chahal also dismissed two Australia batsmen.
Earlier, Dhawan found his lost form at the right time and scored 117 off 109 balls to power India to 352/5 after skipper Virat Kohli opted to bat. Dhawan was well supported by Kohli who missed out on his century but scored a valuable 82 off 77 balls. Rohit Sharma also chipped in with a crucial 57 while Hardik Pandya (48 off 27)and MS Dhoni (14-ball-27) starred with their late blitz.
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India beat Australia by 36 runs