Melbourne: India posted a strong 184 for three against Australia in the second of the three-match Twenty20 International (T20I) series at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here on Friday.
Openers Rohit Sharma (60 in 47 deliveries) and Shikhar Dhawan (32 in 22) provided a 97-run partnership in 11 overs till the latter’s dismissal.
Later, Virat Kohli scored a quick-fire 59 not out in 33 deliveries as India mustered 98 runs in the final 10 overs.
For Australia, James Faulkner and Glenn Maxwell picked up a wicket each, while Dhawan was run out.
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Australia captain Aaron Finch won the toss and decided to bowl against India in the second of the three-match Twenty20 International (T20I) series at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here .
India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Captain), Yuvraj Singh, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Ashish Nehra.
Australia: Aaron Finch (Captain), Shaun Marsh, Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell, Shane Watson, Matthew Wade, James Faulkner, John Hastings, Scott Boland, Andrew Tye, Nathan Lyon.