ICC CWC 2019 IND vs AUS Match 14 : India beat Australia by 36 runs

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Sports Desk – The 14 match of the ICC World Cup 2019 was played between India and Australia at Kennington Oval, London. India beat Australia by 36 runs. In this match Team india Captain Virat kohli won the toss and opt to bat. It was an all-round performance from the Men in Blue, who batted first and posted a mammoth score of 352/5 in 50 overs while defending it with sheer composure as they bundled out the Aussies for 316 runs.

Opener Shikhar Dhawan’s 117 and his 127-run opening stand with Rohit Sharma laid the foundation for India posting 352. captain Virat Kohli himself hit a brisk 82 and combined with Hardik Pandya for an 81-run third-wicket partnership.

India then dismissed Australia for 316 in 50 overs to record their second straight victory of this World Cup after an opening win over South Africa. Half-centuries by David Warner and Steve Smith were not enough for the five-time champions.

Playing XI
Team India : Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (c), Lokesh Rahul, MS Dhoni (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah.

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Bench : Vijay Shankar, Dinesh Karthik, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami

Australia : David Warner, Aaron Finch (c), Usman Khawaja, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey (wk), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa.

Bench : Shaun Marsh, Kane Richardson, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Lyon.