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Virat Kohli hits century as India level up series against Australia

MS Dhoni pulled off a tight finish for India just like old times to silence his critics after captain Virat Kohli laid the foundation for a series-levelling six-wicket win against Australia.

Virat Kohli hits century as India level up series against Australia

MS Dhoni pulled off a tight finish for India just like old times to silence his critics after captain Virat Kohli laid the foundation for a series-levelling six-wicket win against Australia with his 39th ODI hundred here on Tuesday. (Source: AP)

Virat Kohli hits century as India level up series against Australia

Dhoni (55 off 54) and Dinesh Karthik (25 off 14) rose to the occasion with an unbeaten 57-run stand off 34 balls, taking India home with four balls to spare. (Source: AP)

Virat Kohli hits century as India level up series against Australia

Man of the match Kohli was dismissed in the 44th over after making 104 off 112 balls with five fours and two sixes. (Source: AP)

Virat Kohli hits century as India level up series against Australia

Finch won the toss for the second successive match but that was as far as his luck went. (Source: AP)

Virat Kohli hits century as India level up series against Australia

Shaun Marsh smashed his seventh hundred as Australia scored 298/8 after opting to bat. (Source: AP)

Maxwell blasted 48 off 37 balls before he holed out to Karthik at long off the bowling of seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who finished with figures of 4/45. (Source: AP)

Siraj had a woeful day as he missed out twice on Maxwell's wicket as the hard-hitting batsman survived on 26 and 41. (Source: AP)