Ashton Turner (84 not out) played a gem of an innings as his cameo helped Australia score 359/6 and chase down the target with two overs to spare in Mohali ODI against India. By the virtue of the victory, Austrlia levelled the five-match series 2-2. In the chase, Australia lost Aaron Finch (0) and Shaun Marsh (6) early. Following their dismissals Usman Khawaja (91) and Peter Handscomb (117) laid the foundation for Australia with their 192-run third wicket stand. Later, Glenn Maxwell (23), Turner and Alex Carey (21) played important cameos to help Australia cross the line with ease. Earlier, Shikhar Dhawan (143) and Rohit Sharma (95) played brilliant individual knocks as India posted 358/9. Dhawan and Rohit got India off to a dominating start, forging a 193-run opening wicket stand before the latter was sent back by Jhye Richardson. However, Dhawan from there on carried on his dominance as he scored 18 boundaries and three sixes in his 115-ball knock. Dhawan was also involved in a 61-run stand with KL Rahul (26) for the second wicket. Later, Rishabh Pant (36) and Vijay Shankar (26) played important cameos to help the hosts get past 350 runs. For Australia, Pat Cummins (5/70) was the pick of the bowlers as he bagged his first ODI five-wicket haul. (SCORECARD)
Highlights Between Ind vs Aus 4th ODI, straight from Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali
21:40 IST: Thank you for joining us on the live blog. We leave you with all the highlights from the match. Until next time it's goodbye!
21:35 IST: Australia have chased down a mammoth total in 47.5 overs. Australia 359/6 in 47.5 overs.
21:34 IST: WICKET! Soft-dismissal as Alex Carey (21) hands an simple catch to Shikhar Dhawan. But it won't make much of a difference. Australia 357/6.
21:31 IST: Boundary! Jasprit Bumrah bowls a poor delivery, drifting down the leg, Australia will take four leg byes off Alex Carey.
21:28 IST: Dropped! Shikhar Dhawan drops a sitter, Ashton Turner survives a scare! 15 needed of 20 balls.
21:26 IST: SIX! Ashton Turner hits Bhuvneshwar Kumar over the long-on for a maximum.
21:22 IST: Boundary! Alex Carey hits Jasprit Bumrah for a boundary. Australia are turning on the pressure on India.
21:18 IST: SIX! Ashton Turner hits Bhuvneshwar Kumar for a maximum over deep mid-wicket. Australia need 42 runs off 30 balls.
21:16 IST: Boundary! Ashton Turner gets to his maiden ODI half-century off 33 balls. What debut it has been for the youngster!
21:13 IST: 10 runs from Yuzvendra Chahal's final over. Australia 297/5 in 44 overs, need 62 runs in 6 overs. Bhuvneshwar Kumar to bowl from the other end.
20:58 IST: SIX! Ashton Turner hits Yuzvendra Chahal for a maximum over long-on. Australia need 78 runs in 8 overs to win.
20:54 IST: WICKET! Peter Handscomb departs after a brilliant knock, went down the ground to hit the delivery bowled wide by Yuzvendra Chahal and hands an easy catch to KL Rahul. Australia 271 for five in 41.1 overs.
20:48 IST: Nine runs from the Bhuvneshwar Kumar over, Australia 261 for four, need 98 runs to win in 60 balls.
20:40 IST: Boundary! Ashton Turner hits Kuldeep Yadav straight down the ground to pick up four runs towards long-off.
20:31 IST: WICKET! Glenn Maxwell tries to switch-hit Kuldeep Yadav, fails to judge the length and its a massive wicket for India. Australia 229/4 in 39.1 overs.
20:27 IST: SIX! Glenn Maxwell takes on Yuzvendra Chahal, hits him over the long on for a maximum. Australia need 130 runs in 84 balls.
20:22 IST: Peter Handscomb scores his maiden ODI century, what a moment to bring it. Chasing a mammoth total, he has played a well composed knock to keep Australia in the hunt. 100 off 92 deliveries.
20:17 IST: Boundary! Poor delivery from Jasprit Bumrah, Glenn Maxwell pulls it fine to pick up four runs. His second boundary in the over.
20:14 IST: Boundary! Glenn Maxwell gets off the mark with a boundary, punches it down the ground off the delivery from Jasprit Bumrah.
20:12 IST: WICKET! Short delivery from Jasprit Bumrah, Usman Khawaja tries to pull it. Kuldeep Yadav dives to complete the catch as Khawaja departs for 91. Australia 204/3 in 33.1 overs. Is this the game for India? Or Glenn Maxwell has something special up his sleeve?
20:08 IST: 200 comes up for Australia in the 33rd over. Drinks break has been taken!
20:06 IST: Back-to-back SIXES! Peter Handscomb steps down the ground to hit Kedar Jadhav for consecutive maximums at the same spot.
19:56 IST: NOT OUT! Usman Khawaja was trying to sweep Kedar Jadhav but failed to pick up the length. Australia review it and the ball tracker shows the delivery pitching in-line, impact in-line and wickets missing. Virat Kohli can't believe it!
19:53 IST: SIX! Peter Handscomb steps down the ground to hit Yuzvendra Chahal for a maximum over long on. The required run rate has climbed over 9.
19:46 IST: 150 runs partnership between Usman Khawaja and Peter Handscomb, three runs from the Yuzvendra Chahal over. Australia 162/2 after 28 overs.
19:38 IST: Boundary! Peter Handscomb sweeps it fine off Yuzvendra Chahal to bring up 150 runs on board for Australia. India need to find a wicket here, Australia need 206 runs from 145 balls.
19:23 IST: Boundary! Poor delivery from Kuldeep Yadav, Peter Handscomb picks his spot to hit it in front of square for four runs.
19:22 IST: Fourth ODI half-century for Peter Handscomb! He has played a perfect second fiddle to Usman Khawaja. Australia 128 for two after 22 overs.
19:20 IST: Boundary! Reverse sweep from Usman Khawaja hitting the quicker delivery from Yuzvendra Chahal in front of the point. Virat Kohli looks animated there, unhappy with something. The partnership has caused India a bit of trouble.
19:14 IST: Four byes! Good delivery from Yuzvendra Chahal missed everything on the way as the ball races away to the boundary. Australia 114/2 in 20 overs. Brings up the 100-run stand between Usman Khawaja and Peter Handscomb.
19:12 IST: Yuzvendra Chahal to bowl his first over.
19:07 IST: Seventh ODI half-century for Usman Khawaja, comes in 52 deliveries, much-needed for Australia. He has hit five boundaries in his knock.
19:02 IST: 10 runs from the Kedar Jadhav over, Australia 90/2 in 17 overs.
19:00 IST: Boundary! Peter Handscomb uses his feet hits Kedar Jadhav straight down the ground for a boundary.
18:56 IST: Boundary! Usman Khawaja drives the delivery from Vijay Shankar to find the fence towards deep extra cover. Australia 80 for two after 16 overs.
18:52 IST: Four runs from the Jadhav over, Australia 72 for two after 15.
18:49 IST: Kedar Jadhav has been introduced into the attack.
18:43 IST: 50-run third wicket partnership comes up between Peter Handscomb and Usman Khawaja. The duo have done well to rebuild Australia's innings after two quick wickets, will need to up the scoring rate.
18:35 IST: Five runs from Kuldeep Yadav's first over, Australia 52/2 after 11 overs. Vijay Shankar to continue from the other end.
18:32 IST: Spin introduced for India: Kuldeep Yadav to bowl the 11th over.
18:30 IST: Well stopped by Virat Kohli! Peter Handscomb tries to drive the delivery from Vijay Shankar through the covers but the Indian skipper does well to stop it. He has been lively on the field.
18:27 IST: Bowling change for India: Vijay Shankar replaces Jasprit Bumrah.
18:23 IST: Boundary! Usman Khawaja goes square to hit Bhuvneshwar Kumar for a boundary in his first ball of the 9th over. Australia need a partnership going here.
18:19 IST: Boundary! Lose delivery from Jasprit Bumrah on to the pads and Usman Khawaja just flicks it along to find the fence towards backward square leg.
18:18 IST: In the air, just falls short of Kedar Jadhav at mid-on off Bhuvneshwar Kumar. Poor timing on the shot by Peter Handscomb. Australia 29 for two after seven overs.
18:08 IST: Boundary! Peter Handscomb punches it through the covers with a straight bat off the length delivery from Bhuvneshwar Kumar to find the fence. Australia need to up their scoring rate here.
18:01 IST: WICKET! Jasprit Bumrah has knocked Shaun Marsh (6) over. Yorker from the Bumrah, Marsh had no clue on how to play it and gives away his wicket. Australia are off to a poor start, 12 for two after 3.3 overs.
17:58 IST: Boundary! Shaun Marsh plays it through the covers to hit the length delivery from Bhuvneshwar Kumar into the gap for four runs. Australia 11 for one after 3 overs.
17:54 IST: Tidy start from Jasprit Bumrah from the other end, just two runs from the over. Australia 6/1 after 2 overs.
17:46 IST: WICKET! Bhuvneshwar Kumar has struck in the first over, big gap between bat and pad of Aaron Finch as the Australian skipper departs for a duck. India strike early! Australia 3 for one after four balls. Shaun Marsh is the new batsman in.
17:44 IST: Aaron Finch takes guard in front of the stumps, Usman Khawaja is on the non-strikers end. Bhuvneshwar Kumar will get the proceedings underway for India. Australia need 359 runs to win.
17:11 IST: SIX of the final ball from Jasprit Bumrah's bat! India 358 for nine in 50 overs.
17:09 IST: Caught and bowled! Pat Cummins bags his first ODI five-wicket haul as Yuzvendra Chahal departs for a golden duck.
17:07 IST: WICKET! Vijay Shankar skies the delivery from Pat Cummins to hand an easy catch to Glenn Maxwell. India lose their eight wicket, three balls to play.
17:05 IST: SIX! Vijay Shankar clears the fence off Pat Cummins, India reach the 350-run mark in the final over.
17:03 IST: WICKET! Bhuvneshwar Kumar was trying to play a cheeky shot there, upper cut from Jhye Richardson's delivery hands an easy catch behind the stumps to Alex Carey. India 344/7 with one over to go.
17:00 IST: SIX! FOUR! Vijay Shankar hits the short delivery from Jhye Richardson for a maximum down the ground. Then clears the fielder inside mid-on to pick up four runs, Vijay Shankar has moved to 19 runs from 10 balls.
16:58 IST: WICKET! Kedar Jadhav hands an easy catch to Jhye Richardson, departs for 10 runs. India 331 for six after 48 overs.
16:55 IST: Nine runs from the Jhye Richardson over, India 326/5 after 47 overs. The scoring rate has fallen for India in the past 5 overs, boundaries have seemed to dried up. But the fans are certainly enjoying there time out here!
16:46 IST: WICKET! Rishabh Pant tried to clear mid-on from Pat Cummins hands a low catch to Aaron Finch. India 314/5.
16:39 IST: SIX! Rishabh Pant steps down the ground to hit Adam Zampa for a maximum, brilliant foot work on display there.
16:38 IST: 300 runs up for India, in the 44th over.
16:34 IST: WICKET! Soft-dismissal, KL Rahul (26) was trying to work the delivery but he has caught behind the stumps by Alex Carey. India 296/4 after 43 overs.
16:28 IST: Back-to-back boundaries for Rishabh Pant! 14 runs from the Jhye Richardson over already with two balls to go.
16:26 IST: Boundary! Half volley from Jhye Richardson, Rishabh Pant makes full use of the width to hit it through the covers for four runs.
16:25 IST: Boundary! KL Rahul sweeps it fine from the low full-toss bowled by Glenn Maxwell to pick up four runs towards fine leg.
16:17 IST: WICKET! Virat Kohli edges the delivery from Jhye Richardson, the India skipper departs for 7. Good take by Alex Carey behind the stumps. India 266 for three after 39.4 overs.
16:13 IST: Boundary! Virat Kohli plays an unorthodox shot towards the fine leg to pick up four runs.
16:06 IST: BOWLED HIM! Pat Cummins cleans up Shikhar Dhawan after a dominating 143 runs off 115 balls. 18 boundaries and three hits over the fence in the knock from Dhawan. India 254 for two in 37.4 overs. Virat Kohli is the new man in for India.
16:04 IST: Boundary! Shikhar Dhawan steps up to hit Pat Cummins for four runs towards mid-off, moves to 143 runs.
16:02 IST: Six, Four! Shikhar Dhawan is smashing everything in his way, hits Jason Behrendorff for a six and then a boundary off the final two ball, records his best ODI score with an unbeaten 139 now.
16:00 IST: Boundary! Shikhar Dhawan hits a good ball outside off stump from Jason Behrendorff for four runs.
15:57 IST: Boundary! Shikhar Dhawan is just picking his spot and punishing the bowlers, hits a fine boundary off the short delivery bowled by Pat Cummins. Partnership off 40 runs off 40 balls.
15:54 IST: Boundary! Shikhar Dhawan slaps the delivery from Pat Cummins towards square to pick up four runs. 14th boundary of the match for Dhawan.
15:49 IST: Boundary! Shikhar Dhawan then plays a reverse sweep to beat the fielder inside the circle to pick up four runs. Drinks break has been taken!
15:48 IST: SIX! Shikhar Dhawan steps up to hit a maximum off Glenn Maxwell.
15:40 IST: 16th ODI century for Shikhar Dhawan off 97 deliveries, brings it up with a brilliant boundary off Adam Zampa. He has played some exquisite shots today, well deserved century. India reach the 200 runs mark in 32nd over.
15:36 IST: WICKET! Rohit Sharma departs for 95, finally a breakthrough for Australia provided by Jhye Richardson. Rohit got a bit tempted there, tried to play an aerial shot but finds Peter Handscomb in the deep. India's highest opening stand of 193 runs comes to an end. KL Rahul is the new batsman in.
15:34 IST: Boundary! Rohit Sharma smashes the delivery from Jhye Richardson to pick up four runs towards backward square leg. Both the batsmen are racing towards their respective centuries.
15:33 IST: Boundary! Shikhar Dhawan pulls the delivery from Jhye Richardson towards fine leg to pick up a fine boundary, moves to 95 runs from 93 deliveries.
15:30 IST: Boundary! Rohit Sharma hits it behind point to pick up four runs off Aaron Finch, moves to 90s with that shot. India 182 for no loss after 30 overs.
15:24 IST: Boundary! Rohit Sharma plays a fine cover drive to hit Jhye Richardson for four runs towards deep extra cover.
15:20 IST: Boundary! Rohit Sharma sweeps Aaron Finch for four runs towards backward square leg. Rohit Sharma moves to 71 runs with that boundary!
15:13 IST: 150 up for India in the 26th over. India are going at 5.58 runs per over.
15:06 IST: SIX! Rohit Sharma hits the short delivery from Adam Zampa for a maximum, moves to 62 runs from 67 deliveries.
14:59 IST: Rohit Sharma scores his 40th ODI half-century, brings it up in 61 balls. India 129 for no loss after 21.5 overs.
14:52 IST: SIX! Flat six from Shikhar Dhawan, hits Glenn Maxwell for a maximum. Moves to 73 runs from 65 balls.
14:52 IST: 20 overs gone, India 114 for no loss.
14:42 IST: Drinks break taken after the 18th over! India 103 for no loss.
14:39 IST: Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan bring up 100-run stand for the first wicket for India. 15th time the duo have forged a 100-run stand for India.
14:30 IST: Four runs from the Adam Zampa over, India 92 for no loss after 15 overs.
14:23 IST: Boundary brings up the 28th ODI half-century for Shikhar Dhawan! Hits it straight down the ground off Jhye Richardson to pick up four runs. Aggressive innings from the opener, has kept Australia on the backfoot.
14:18 IST: Boundary! Rohit Sharma is changing gears now, hits Jhye Richardson towards fine leg and deep mid-wicket to pick up four runs.
14:11 IST: Boundary! Rohit Sharma steps on his backfoot to hit Glenn Maxwell through the covers for four runs.
14:07 IST: SIX! Rohit Sharma on the charge now, hits Jason Behrendorff over the top for a maximum. The first of the match, brings up 50 runs partnership between for the first-wicket.
14:06 IST: Glenn Maxwell starts with a maiden over, India 48 for no loss after 9 overs.
14:05 IST: Spin introduced for Australia: Glenn Maxwell to bowl the ninth over, a breakthrough required for the visitors.
14:02 IST: Back-to-back boundaries! Shikhar Dhawan picks his spot and puches it away form the fielder at cover to pick up four runs off Jason Behrendorff. Then hits it towards mid-wicket to score consecutive boundaries. He moves to 40 runs off 32 deliveries.
13:58 IST: Boundary! Beautifully timed by Rohit Sharma, just opens the face of the bat to hit Jhye Richardson for four runs. 9 runs off the over, India 38 for no loss after seven overs.
13:55 IST: Boundary! Shikhar Dhawan rolls his wrist to hit Jhye Richardson for a boundary between the point fielders. Brilliant start from Dhawan, he has punished all the three bowlers used by Australia.
13:52 IST: Boundary! Shikhar Dhawan punches it through the covers to score his first boundary off Jason Behrendorff in the match.
13:48 IST: Boundary! Poor length from Pat Cummins again straight on the pads and easy pickings for Shikhar Dhawan. He has moved to 21 runs from 18 balls with that shot.
13:47 IST: Boundary! Length ball from Pat Cummins, Shikhar Dhawan plays it straight down the ground to pick up four runs. Good start for Dhawan.
13:46 IST: Just a single off the Jason Behrendorff over, India 13 for no loss after 4 overs.
13:39 IST: Boundary! Shikhar Dhawan with his second boundary of the match, drives it through the covers to pick up four runs. The delivery from Pat Cummins was bowled on to the pads.
13:3 IST: Maiden over from Jason Behrendorff, India 6 for no loss after 2 overs.
13:33 IST: Good start for India, 6/0 after 1 over. Jason Behrendorff to bowl from the other end.
13:32 IST: Boundary! Shikhar Dhawan clips it away to pick up four runs from the delivery drifting on to the pads from Pat Cummins.
13:31 IST: Off the mark! Rohit Sharma drives it towards mid-on but well stopped by Jhye Richardson. India and Rohit Sharma get off the mark with a single.
13:28 IST: Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma have walked out in the centre to get the innings underway for India. Rohit Sharma takes guard in front of the stumps, Pat Cummins to begin the proceedings for Australia.
13:03 IST: Australia XI: Aaron Finch (c), Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Glenn Maxwell, Ashton Turner, Alex Carey (wk), Jhye Richardson, Pat Cummins, Jason Behrendorff, Adam Zampa
Two changes for the visitors: Ashton Turner comes in for Marcus Stoinis while Jason Behrendorff replaces Nathan Lyon.
13:02 IST: India XI: Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (c), Lokesh Rahul, Rishabh Pant (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Vijay Shankar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah
Four changes for the hosts: Rishabh is in for MS Dhoni. KL Rahul is back in place of Ambati Rayudu. Bhuvneshwar Kumar takes Mohammed Shami's place and Yuzvendra Chahal replaces Ravindra Jadeja.
13:00 IST: India skipper Virat Kohli wins the toss, elects to bat.
12:52 IST: Pitch report in brief as discussed by Sunil Gavaskar and Murali Kartik: Not much help for the spinners, can expect 600 runs being scored. Team winning the toss should opt to bowl.
12:50 IST: Toss in 10! Looks like Australia's one of the final pep-talks before we get underway. 268 is the average first innings score in Mohali. We can expect a high-scoring match.
12:40 IST: Australia had an intense final training session. Can they keep the series alive with their never-say-die spirit or succumb under India's pressure?
12:35 IST: 25 minutes away from the toss! India lead the five-match series 2-1. Rishabh Pant and Bhuvneshwar Kumar likely to be included in India's playing XI. It will be there chance to shine ahead of the World Cup 2019 and help India seal the series.
12:30 IST: Hello and welcome to the live commentary of the fourth One-Day International (ODI) between India and Australia.
Providing opportunities to all World Cup 2019 hopefuls would be on skipper Virat Kohli's mind and the team management is expected to ring in a few changes in the playing XI in the remaining two matches of the series.
MS Dhoni seems to have played his last international game in Ranchi and now Pant gets a chance to book his boarding pass for the England-bound flight.
In earlier ODIs, Pant had played purely as a batsman but with Dhoni being rested, Pant will get a chance to don the gloves.
The Indian playing XI will also have Bhuvneshwar Kumar on Sunday as he replaces Mohammed Shami, who was hit on the leg in his follow through during the third match.