T20 International: India inflicts a crushing 3-0 series defeat to Australia

| Monday, February 1, 2016 - 10:38
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India vs Australia
Sydney: India chased down an imposing target of 198 runs to inflict a 3-0 series whitewash on Australia, winning the third and final T20 International by seven wickets here on Sunday.
In a pulsating match, India needed 17 runs off the last over and two off the last ball, Suresh Raina (49 runs off 25 balls) completed the task by hitting a boundary.
Opener Rohit Sharma (52 off 38), Virat Kohli (50 off 36) also contributed to India's victory.
Earlier, opener Shane Watson scored a superb unbeaten century (127) to guide Australia to a strong total of 197/5.
Watson hit the Indian bowlers to all corners of the Sydney Cricket Ground in his 71-ball knock, with 10 boundaries and six sixes.
This win against Australia holds great tidings for India who will soon be participating in the T20 World Cup.


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