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Australia vs India, 5th T20

Final T20 of the series of 5, Australia vs India, December 3, 2023

A thrilling and exciting final T20 of the series of 5 was played at M Chinnaswamy Cricket Stadium between India and Australia. Moreover, the match was played on December 3, 2023. However, India had already taken the lead in the series with 3-1. So, the toss of this final T20 was won by the team Australia and they decided to do bowling first. 

Later with the very close score, India won this match with 6 runs and achieved a magnificent victory in the series too.

Australia vs India
Australia vs India

Match Brief of Australia vs India

SeriesAustralia tour of India 
Season2023-24
Match DateDecember 3, 2023
Match No.5
T20 No.T20I no. 2380
TeamsAustralia vs India
VenueM Chinnaswamy Cricket Stadium, Bangalore
TossAustralia decided to do bowling first after winning the toss
Match Won byIndia with 6 runs
Man of the MatchAxar Patel 31(21) and 1/14
UmpiresVirender Sharma, KN Ananthapadmanabhan
Reserve UmpireJayaraman Madanagopal
TV UmpireRohan Pandit
Match RefereeJavagal Srinath
Match Summary

First Innings (Australia vs India)

India on 160 runs on the loss of 8 wickets in 20 Overs

Yashasvi Jaiswal and Ruturaj Gaikwad

At the start of the first innings Yashasvi Jaiswal and Ruturaj Gaikwad were the openers of the team India. Whereas Aaron Hardie was the bowler from team Australia. Moreover, on the 6th ball Ruturaj hit a classical boundary 4. In addition, Jaiswal too initiated a fantastic boundary 6 during the 2nd over. 

However, the 3rd over geared up the scores as Gaikwad played a boundary 4 and Jaiswal hit a 4 and a 6 flawlessly. Unfortunately, on the last ball of the 3rd over, Jaiswal lost his wicket on the ball by Behrendorff at 21/15 runs.

Ruturaj Gaikwad and Shreyas Iyer

After the loss of 1st wicket, Shreyas Iyer was the next top order batsman. However, the match halted again after just 2 balls because the wicket of Gaikwad was dismissed. Furthermore, Dwarshuis dismissed his wicket on 10/12 balls at the 4.3 over.

Shreyas Iyer and Suryakumar Yadav (C)

Suryakumar Yadav (C) was the next player on the boundary. After just 1 more run, 5 overs were completed with 34/2 for India. Later Shreyas Iyer played a sizzling boundary 4 on the 4th ball of the 5th over. However, Suryakumar was unable to achieve a good score as his wicket was dismissed on the strike by Dwarshuis at his 5/7 runs on the 5th ball of the 6th over.

Shreyas Iyer and Rinku Singh

After the loss of Suryakumar’s wicket, Rinku Singh was the next player to join Shreyas on the boundary. Later the 7th over went without any boundary hit whereas on the 4th ball of the 8th over, Rinku initiated a boundary 4. However, at the start of the 9th over Rinku was out on the ball by Tanveer Sangha at his 6/8 runs.

Shreyas Iyer and Jitesh Sharma

Jitesh Sharma appeared on the boundary as the next player. In addition, he played a classy boundary 4 on the 5th ball of the 9th over. So, the score was 61/4 for India in 10 overs. Moreover, the 10th over brought a lot of scores for the Indian team by the addition of a 4 by Sharma and a pair of 4 and 6 by Iyer beautifully.

Sharma also initiated a sizzling 6 at the start of the 11th over. In addition, both players played a pair of boundary 4s during the 12th over. However, the partnership was broken by Hardie as he took the wicket of Jitesh Sharma at the start of the 13th over. The total score of Jitesh was 24/16 runs.

Shreyas Iyer and Axar Patel

After the arrival of Axar Patel, the 13th over went without any boundary. Moreover, Axar played a fabulous boundary 4 during the 14th over. Later, at the start of the 16th over, Iyer played a boundary 4 whereas Patel initiated a 4 during the 17th over. Furthermore, Patel also initiated a phenomenal boundary 6 on the 2nd ball of the 18th over and lost his wicket on the 4th ball of the same over. The wicket of Patel was dismissed by Behrendorff at his 31/21 runs.

Shreyas Iyer and Ravi Bishnoi

Ravi Bishnoi was the next player from team India. At the 1st ball of the 19th over, Iyer initiated a boundary 4 and on the 2nd ball he played a classical 6 and completed his half century with a bang. However, on the 3rd ball he lost his wicket on the ball by Ellis at his 53/37 runs.

Ravi Bishnoi and Arshdeep Singh

Arshdeep Singh was the last player from team India as only 3 balls of the innings were left. Moreover, Both Ravi and Arshdeep were able to make only 2/2. However, Arshdeep remained not out whereas Bishnoi was run out on the last ball by Philippe and Wade. So, the target score for Australia to chase was 161.

Australia vs India
Australia vs India

Batting brief of team India (Australia vs India)

BatsmanRuns/Balls4s/6sSR
Yashasvi Jaiswal21/15 (b/Behrendorff, c/Ellis)1/2140.00
Ruturaj Gaikwad10/12 (b/Dwarshuis, c/Behrendorff)2/083.33
Shreyas Iyer53/37 (b/Ellis)5/2143.24
Suryakumar Yadav (C)5/7 (b/Dwarshuis, c/McDermott)0/071.42
Rinku Singh6/8 (b/Sangha, c/David)1/075.00
Jitesh Sharma24/16 (b/Hardie, c/Short)3/1150.00
Axar Patel31/21 (b/Behrendorff, c/Hardie)2/1147.61
Ravi Bishnoi2/2 (run out by Philippe/Wade)0/0100.00
Arshdeep Singh2/2 not out0/0100.00
India batting Summary

Bowling brief of team Australia (Australia vs India)

BowlerOversMaiden OverRunsWickets
Aaron Hardie40211
Jason Behrendorff40382
Ben Dwarshuis40302
Nathan Ellis40421
Tanveer Sangha40261
Australia bowling Summary

2nd innings (Australia vs India)

Australia on 154 runs on the loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs

Travis Head and Josh Philippe

Travis Head and Josh Philippe were the openers from team Australia at the beginning of the Second innings. Whereas Arshdeep Singh was the bowler of team India. At the start, Head continuously hit 3 boundary 4s on the first 3 balls and created the uproar among the spectators. In addition, he again initiated a boundary 4 during the 1st over. 

Whereas Kumar only played a boundary 4 at the first ball of the 2nd over and then on the 3rd ball his wicket was dismissed on the strike by Mukesh Kumar at his 4/4 runs.

Travis Head and Ben McDermott

Ben McDermott was the next player after the 1st wicket was lost for Australia. Moreover, Ben initiated a classical boundary 6 on the last ball of the 2nd over. Later the 3rd over went with the addition of a sizzling 6 by Ben and a fabulous 4 from Head. Furthermore, in the next 4th over Head lost his wicket after a spectacular boundary 6. His wicket was dismissed on the ball by Bishnoi at his 28/18 runs.

Ben McDermott and Aaron Hardie

Aaron Hardie came and after 1 run from him, 5 overs were completed with 48/2 runs for Australia. Later the 5th over went without any boundary hit and during the 6th over Hardie went out after playing a boundary 4. Moreover, he was out on the ball by Bishnoi at his 6/10 runs.

Ben McDermott and Tim David

Tim David was the 5th player for team Australia. Further the remaining 3 overs till the 10th over went with slow runs. At 10 overs, Australia was on 70/3 runs. After the 10 overs, David initiated a fantastic boundary 6. Whereas Ben also hit a pair of boundary 6s during the 11th and 12th over. However, David went out during the 13th over on the ball by Axar Patel at his 17/17 runs.

Ben McDermott and Matthew Short

Matthew Short was the next player to approach the Crease. Later during the 14th over, Ben initiated a stunning boundary 6 and completed his half century gracefully. Whereas, Short too played a boundary 4 during the 14th over and later at the end of this over Ben’s wicket was out by Arshdeep at his 54/36 runs.

Matthew Short and Matthew Wade (C)

Matthew Wade, the captain, was the next player. Further the 15th over went with slow runs however Short hit a boundary 4 at the start of the 16th over. Later on, the 3rd ball of the 15th over, Short was out on the ball by Mukesh Kumar at his 16/11 runs.

Matthew Wade (C) and Ben Dwarshuis

Ben Dwarshuis came and left in the blink of an eye as his wicket was out on 0 runs on the first ball he got by Mukesh Kumar.

Matthew Wade (C) and Nathan Ellis

After Dwarshuis, Nathan Ellis was the next player. Moreover, Wade played the captain innings as he threw 3 continuous boundary 4s magnificently during the 17th over. In addition, he also played a 4 during the 18th over too. However, Wade went out on the 3rd ball of the 19th over on the ball by Arshdeep Singh at his 22/15 runs. 

Nathan Ellis and Jason Behrendorff

Jason Behrendorff was the last player of the inning as only 3 balls were left to play. Behrendorff was able to make only 2/2 whereas Ellis made 4/6 runs. Moreover, both these players remained not out.

So, India defeated Australia with 6 runs and achieved a spectacular victory in this T20I series with 4-1.

Australia vs India
Australia vs India

Batting brief of team Australia

BatsmanRuns/Balls4s/6sSR
Travis Head28/18 (b/Bishnoi)5/1155.55
Josh Philippe4/4 (b/Mukesh Kumar)1/0100.00
Ben McDermott54/36 (b/Arshdeep, c/Singh)0/5150.00
Aaron Hardie6/10 (b/Bishnoi, c/Iyer)1/060.00
Tim David17/17 (b/Patel, c/Avesh Khan)0/1100.00
Matthew Short16/11 (b/Mukesh, c/Gaikwad)2/0145.45
Matthew Wade (C)22/15 (b/Arshdeep, c/Iyer)4/0146.66
Ben Dwarshuis0/1 (b/Mukesh Kumar)0/00.00
Nathan Ellis4/6 not out0/066.66
Jason Behrendorff2/2 not out0/0100.00
Australia batting Summary

Bowling brief of team India

BowlersOversMaiden OverRunsWickets
Arshdeep Singh40402
Avesh Kumar40390
Mukesh Kumar40323
Ravi Bishnoi40292
Axar Patel40141
India bowling Summary

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