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India vs Australia 4th ODI: Virat Kohli-led unit’s dream run halts in Bengaluru

Australia dominated with both bat and ball to defeat India by 21 runs in the fourth ODI in Bangalore. The hosts, who had already won the five-match series, now have a 3-1 lead.

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Australia ended India's one-day international winning streak at nine after taking the fourth match of their series by 21 runs. India had never won 10 successive ODIs - by comparison Australia has done it six times - and its bid was only just thwarted. Australia made 334/5, courtesy to David Warner's 14th ODI century in his 100th ODI game.

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Australian captain Steven Smith was relieved at finally getting a win on the tour.

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MS Dhoni showed a new side, in that he didn't take ones and twos to take the chase into the last over. He managing to hit one six before he lost his wicket. With Dhoni back in the pavilion, Australian cricket team had smiles on their faces. (Source: PTI)

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India was in it until the game was suspended because of a shower. India lost its momentum. Kedar Jadhav, on 67, was caught in the deep in the 46th over. Kedar along with Hardik Pandya added a 78-run partnership to keep the hosts in the game.(Source: PTI)

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With the result in Bangalore, the Virat Kohli-led side still leads the series 3-1 with one match to go, but lost an ODI for the first time since July. The loss saw Kohli fail in his bid to register the longest winning spree by an Indian captain.

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Chasing a 354-run target, India were off to a good start with Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane putting up an opening stand of 106 runs. Rohit was in excellent form, with five sixes and a boundary dotting his 55-ball innings which yielded 65 runs. Rahane played a well-anchored knock as he supported Rohit from the other end, scoring 53 runs off 66 balls with six boundaries and a hit into the stands. (Source: PTI)

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Warner made 124 hitting 12 fours and four sixes in his 119-ball stay. He became the first Australia batsman to score a century in his 100th ODI. (Source: PTI)

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David Warner made 124 hitting 12 fours and four sixes in his 119-ball stay. The left-handed batsman put on 231 runs with Aaron Finch (94), Australia's highest opening stand in the ODI circuit. They eclipsed the 212 in 1986 by Geoff Marsh and David Boon at Jaipur.

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A quickfire 43 by Peter Handscomb allowed Australia to pose a stiff challenge to India, which turned into a first win in 14 ODIs on foreign soil. (Source: Reuters)

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Umesh Yadav bagged his 100th ODI wicket when the right-handed pacer dismissed Australian captain Steve Smith for three in the fourth of the five match ODI series in Bangalore.