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India vs Australia, 2nd ODI Highlights: Kuldeep Yadav’s hat-trick headlines hosts’ win

India beat Australia by 50 runs in the second ODI at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series. Kuldeep Yadav's hat-trick steals the show in a convincing win for the hosts.

Match EndedAustralia tour of India, 2017 - 2nd ODI


252 (50)


202 (43.1)
Match Ended ( Day - 2nd ODI )
India beat Australia by 50 runs
By: Express Web Desk | Kolkata | Updated: September 23, 2017 3:12:13 pm
India produced a dominant display to beat Australia by 50 runs at the Eden Gardens. (Source: Reuters)

India outplay Australia by 50 runs to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series at the Eden Gardens on Thursday. Headline of India win was Kuldeep Yadav’s hat-trick who became the third Indian bowler ever to take a ha-trick in the format. Before him, Kapil Dev and Chetan Sharma achieved the feat. India spinners put the hosts on top after Australia staged a brief recovery with Steve Smith-Travis Head stand. Bhuvneshwar Kumar was brilliant with the new ball and returned to add one more wicket towards the end of the innings. Earlier, after electing to bat, India rode on Virat Kohli’s 92 and Ajinkya Rahane’s 55 to manage 252 in 50 overs. The hosts didn’t get the late surge they would have liked but the runs proved enough on the day. (Full Scorecard)

India vs Australia at Eden Gardens: IND vs AUS Score 2nd ODI

Toss: India won the toss and elected to bat first in hot and humid conditions. For Australia, Kane Richardson comes in for James Faulkner and Adam Zampa makes way for left-arm spinner Ashton Agar

India ODI Squad: Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav

Australia ODI Squad: David Warner, Hilton Cartwright, Steve Smith, Travis Head, Glenn Maxwell, Matthew Wade, Marcus Stoinis, Ashton Agar, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Kane Richardson

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