That ends a fascinating ODI series. Batsmen enjoyed it though, bowlers were taken for plenty. That's it from us then. Thanks for joining in. Good bye! Cheers!
MS Dhoni - He wanted at least 300, didn't expect 380 though. Says it's evident to expect huge totals in this ground, especially the way Gayle plays here in IPL. Is happy with the batting and applauds the openers. Special mentions to Rohit, Virat and Kohli. But admits he still need to tighten up their bowling, adds have to improve as a unit. Opines death bowling is a concern. And says Australian team played well. Is delighted and is happy with the series win.
Rohit Sharma - Says that the game plan was simple, keeping wickets was important. Is delighted about the two partnerships today. Is happy with his team's batting throughout the series. Applauds each and every batsman for the way they played. He wants to continue his success and is looking forward to the West Indies series. He was unaware about the record sixes.
Rohit Sharma is the Man of the Match for his spectacular double ton which included a record 16 sixes. He is also the Man of the Series for his 491 runs.
George Bailey - Says they just wanted wickets in hand, applauds Maxwell and Faulkner's fantastic batting that created chances of winning. He is proud of the guys and glad he is part of the team. Plenty of positives. He is looking forward to the Australian summer ahead. Says it's almost their second home here and thanks the crowd for supporting which is interesting.
Runs galore throughout the series. Lots of record were brokens. Quickest ton, double ton, quickest fifty, batsmen had a merry! Vinay Kumar went for plenty but Jadeja picked up crucial wickets to make sure Australia fell 57 runs short.
What a match! Australia almost pulled it back in their favor but it was way too much. India scored a great total earlier and started off well to defend. Maxwell scored a quick fifty followed by a Faulkner's magnificent ton. Batting exhibition throughout this game. Watson wasn't fit but played really well. McKay and Faulkner stand gave a fight. Australia were good but at the end of the day India had better batsmen.
Mohammed Shami to James Faulkner
OUT! India win by 57 runs! Faulkner's excellent knock comes to an end! Full toss on off, Faulkner smashes it over the mid-wicket region. The ball is high up in the air and Dhawan takes a good catch in the deep. India win the series 3-2.
Shami Ahmed back on.
Xavier Doherty walks out to bat.
Ravindra Jadeja to Clint McKay
OUT! Bowled! Jadeja finally gets the breakthrough! Tossed up delivery on middle and off, McKay tries to defend but misses the line of the delivery. Some away turn and the ball hits the stumps. End of 115-run stand, McKay's helping hand comes to an end. Faulkner applauds him for that. Australia 326/9, 58 needed off 30 balls.
McKay has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery.
Ravindra Jadeja to James Faulkner
Length ball on the pads, Faulkner pulls it to mid-wicket for a single. He wanted a second but is sent back.
On the pads, Faulkner tries to hit over the leg side but fails to put his bat on the ball.
Tossed up around off, McKay drives it through mid on for a single.
On the pads, Faulkner pulls it through the mid-wicket region for a single.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Clint McKay
Length ball outside off, McKay pushes it to the off side.
McKay shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar to James Faulkner
Full outside off, Faulkner drives it to long off for a run.
Around off, McKay flicks it to square leg for a single.