India crushed Australia by 36 runs in their second match of CWC2019 at the Oval.
India decided to bat first after winning the toss. They started their innings very slowly but after ten overs they started to lift their scoring rate.
Both openers batted quite superbly and had a partnership of 127 runs.
After Rohit got out on 57, skipper Kohli came and he payed an outstanding innings.
Dhawan came back to form and scored a magnificent 117.
Kohli scored an outstanding innings of 82 to go with Pandya’s 48 runs.
Dhoni and Rahul’s late cameo helped India to score 352 in their 50 overs.
Australia came up to back with very defensive strategy. David Warner batted very slowly and he wasted a lot of balls.
Due to this pressure was created on middle order and Australian side needed more than 10 runs per over in their last 20 overs.
India bowled really well and bowling changes were also very good by their Captain.
In the end Australia had found the job too difficult and they all out on 316 in their 50 overs.
Alex Carey played a good innings of 53 but it was not enough for Aussies to pass Indian total.
Indian bowlers had bowled in right areas and didn’t give enough lose deliveries to the opponents.
Especially they bowled to Warner really tightly and didn’t give him width to smash the ball.
India executed their plans very well and they had the flexibility approach.
Overall it was a good match and a complete performance by Indian team