Manoj Tiwary counter-attacked the Hyderabad seamers as he scored freely, hitting 29 fours and five sixes in his 412-ball unbeaten knock.
Mitchell Starc batted ahead of recognised batsmen Alex Carey, Ashton Agar and Ashton Turner. This was the first time Starc batted ahead of the number seven position in an ODI.
For Finch, what stood out was that India overhauled the 287-run target with ease despite opener Shikhar Dhawan not coming out to bat due to a shoulder injury
South Africa lost 10 wickets on the fourth day at St George’s Park and were teetering at 102-6 in their follow-on
KL Rahul played as a wicketkeeper-batsman in the third ODI against Australia despite Rishabh Pant being declared fit after recovering from a concussion suffered in first ODI.
Lendl Simmons, who turns 35 this week, hit 10 sixes and five fours and shared a match-winning 133-run opening partnership with Evin Lewis who made 46.
He wasn't expecting a call-up either because he hadn't played for the country since March last year, after failing to follow-up his 81 against Afghanistan U-19 in the quadrangular U-19 series.
Smith once again found himself amongst runs in the ODIs as well —notching up a commanding 131 in the series finale against India in Bangalore.
These days, whenever India’s second-most popular cricketer is at the crease, no total looks ungettable, and no score unachievable.
Wasim Jaffer’s wristy grace and composure under pressure keeps Delhi attack at bay on a low-scoring Day One at Kotla.
When the three wickets tumbled, Nath didn’t go into a defensive mode, opting instead to counterattack his way out of trouble.
Desperate for an outright win to keep their qualifying hopes alive, Bengal, who chose Kalyani over Eden Gardens, found the going tough early on to be reduced to 60 for three inside 15 overs.
Joe Root claimed Test-best figures of 4/31 and was ably assisted by Stuart Broad and Mark Wood as South Africa ended the fourth day on 102/6 in their second innings.
India had a point to prove against Australia, having lost the home series to them in March last year.
After India scored a competitive 297/4, riding on half-centuries from Yashasvi Jaiswal (59) and skipper Priyam Garg (56), the bowlers bowled Sri Lanka out for 207 in 45.2 overs.
Virat Kohli contributed a superb 89 off 91 balls as the hosts scored 289-3 in 47.3 overs.
India's spirit was not deterred after the ten-wicket loss in the series opener, as the Men in Blue made a comeback to win the series in Bengaluru with a seven-wicket victory.
Rohit Sharma, who became the third-fastest cricketer to reach 9000 ODI runs on Sunday, slammed his 29th ODI century to help India register a seven-wicket victory over Australia.
India made history in Australia last January by winning their maiden Test series win Down Under, ending a 71-year wait. But, at that time, Steve Smith and David Warner were serving one-year ball-tampering bans.
Besides Rohit and Kohli, the other Indians who have crossed the 9000-run mark are Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, and Mohammed Azharuddin.