5th ODI: Manish Pandey's Ton Takes India to Win Over Australia
Chasing Australia's 330/7, India rode on Manish Pandey's unbeaten 104 and Rohit Sharma 99 to notch their first win of the five-match series. they maintained their No. 2 ranking with the win.
Australia opener David Warner gave the hosts a brilliant start. He scored a 113-ball 122. (Images from AFP and AP)
Ishant Sharma took two important wickets of Aaron Finch and David Warner. He ended with figures of 2/60 in 10 overs.
India's Jasprit Bumrah had a brilliant debut. He was the best Indian bowler with figures of 2/40 in 10 overs.
Mitchell Marsh did a good job for Australia in the middle-order. The all-rounder scored 102 off just 84 balls.
After scoring 126 in the Canberra ODI, Shikhar Dhawan continued his resurgence with a 56-ball 78 in Sydney.
Rohit Sharma looked set for his third ton of the series but, while on 99, he was caught by Matthew Wade off John Hastings.
Manish Pandey scored his first ODI century in just his fourth match. His unbeaten 104 included eight fours and one six.
Manish Pandey responsible yet quickfire received praise from one and all. Courtesy his ton, India's finished the ODI series with a win.
The Australian team with the series trophy. They won the series 4-1.
Manish Pandey was adjudged the man of the match for his unbeaten ton while Rohit Sharma was adjudged the man of the series for scoring 441 in five matches.