ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 14th match is being played on the oval ground in London between India and Australia on Sunday. Thanks to the impressive innings of Shikhar Dhawan (117) and Virat Kohli (82) and the strong performance of the bowlers, Team India defeated Australia by 36 runs.
In this match played at The Oval Stadium in London, India batted first by winning the toss and scored 352 for five wickets in 50 overs. In reply, Australia's entire team was all out for 316 runs and lost the match. Jaspreet Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar scored three for three on behalf of Team India while Yuswendra Chahal hit two wickets.
The Australia team started chasing the target, it was not good against the team India. In the 13.1 overs, the Australia team got the first blow as Captain Aaron Finch. He got run out after making 36 runs. Finch and Warner shared a 61-run partnership for the first wicket.
Team India got big success in 24.4 Chahal got the opener David Warner caught by Bhuvneshwar Kumar. Warner played 56 off 84 balls with the help of five fours in the half-century. Smith and Warner shared a 72-run partnership for the second wicket.
Australia, after 36.4 overs, was the third shock in the form of Usman Khawaja. Death Over Specialist Jaspreet Bumrah sent them to clean bowled pavilions. Khawaja scored 42 runs in 39 balls with the help of four fours and a six. Khawaja and Smith shared a 69-run partnership for the third wicket.
Australia lost two wickets in the 40th over. Bhuvneshwar Kumar steered Steve Smith out of the LBW on the fourth ball of the over. He played magnificent innings of 69 runs in 70 balls with the help of five fours and a six. Smith shared a 36-run partnership with Maxwell for the fourth wicket. At the same time, Bhuvneshwar bowled Marcus Stonis (0) on the last ball of the over. Along with this, Australia's half team pavilion returned.
The start of the team India started slowing down, but later on, both the opening pair changed their gear and brought the team to the right score. But in 22.3 overs, India got the first blow in the form of Rohit Sharma. Nathan Coulter-Nile caught him out by wicketkeeper Alex Kerry.
Rohit played a superb half-century of 57 in 70 balls with the help of three fours and a six. Rohit Sharma also completed his fifty in 61 balls. Rohit and Dhawan shared 127 runs for the first wicket. After this 36.6 overs saw India as the second blow in the form of Shikhar Dhawan. Mitchell Starc hit the pavilion by catching them in the hands of the substitute player (Nathan Lyon). Dhawan played a superb inning of 117 runs in 109 balls with 16 fours. He made his 17th century of his one-day career, with the help of 13 fours in 95 balls. For the second wicket, Dhawan combined with Virat for a wonderful 93 runs.
In 45.5 over, Pat Cummins gave India the third blow to India as a hearty Pandya. Cummins hit him out by Finch at the hands of the batsmen. Hardik hit a magnificent 48 off 27 balls with the help of four fours and three sixes. For the third wicket, he shared a fantastic partnership of 81 with Virat.
India (Playing XI): Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli(c), Lokesh Rahul, MS Dhoni(w), Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah
Australia (Playing XI): David Warner, Aaron Finch(c), Usman Khawaja, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey(w), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa