IND vs AUS Post-Match Review

india vs australia post match review

Toss: India won the toss and elected to bat.

Team Changes:

India – Jadeja ,Shami IN; Chahal, Rahul OUT.

Australia – Marsh, Beherndroff OUT; Stoinis, Lyon IN.

1st Innings summary :

In 5th ODI, This time AUS won the toss and elected to bat first, though they chased successfully in Mohali stadium. Finch and Khawaja started cautious added 50 plus partnership for the opening wicket. Finch falls on 27. Handscomb and Khawaja added 99 runs for second wicket Partnership. At one stage Australia looks to post the huge total around 300 plus. But from brilliant captaincy from Kohli who made regular bowling changes assaults Australian middle order.Khawaja registered his another century when he was dismissed Australia 175/2 after that Australia slumped to 229/7. Later the combo of Richardson and Cummins added 42 runs in last four overs. Australia finally scored 272/9 in their quota 50 overs.

India’s positive moment: Jadeja’s Fiery spell of 10-45-2.

India’s downfall moment: India failed again in the death overs conceded 42 runs in 4 overs.

Australia’s positive moment:  Usman Khawaja and Handscomb added valuable 99 runs for second wicket partnership. Khawaja scored 100, whereas Handscomb scored 52 in their respective innings.

Australia’s downfall moment: Middle-order failed once again, Maxwell, Stoinis failed again for Australia to post a good total, when they had a score of 175 /2 in 33 overs.

2nd Innings summary :

Chasing moderate total of 273 ,India lost the Dhawan cheaply. Rohit and Kohli try to build partnership,but kohli plays rare loose shot in his career to lost wickets against Stoinis. Though Rohit had 2 drop chances , he failed to do make use of that and lost his wicket at 56. Repeat of the story Indian middle order continue to failed and keep lost the wickets regularly. Surprisingly the partnership between Jadhav and Kumar shows some faith ,both added 90 odd runs to 7th wicket partnership. At the end of the match India fall short of Australia 273 runs , which resulted in first home series loss for them since 2016.

India’s positive moment: Bhuvneshwar kumar and Jadhav  fighting spirit to chase the target , even the whole batting unit failed.

India’s downfall moment: India’s middle order problem continue , still unsure about who will bat no 4 for world cup.

Australia’s positive moment: Adam Zampa fine spell of 10-46-3 , who destroys India’s middle order.

Australia’s downfall moment:  First in the series Aussie’s were floppy in the fielding dropped 2 catches and some mis fielding.

Key Players and Performance:

India :

  • Jadeja fine spell of 10-45-2 , when everyone leaking runs .


  • Usman Khawaja registered 2 century in his 3 International  international matches
  • Adam Zampa impressive spell 10-46-3
  • The only bowler has a run rate under 6, who bowls his full spell 10-57-1.

Match Statistics and Records :

  • AUS 273/9 Khawaja 100; Handscomb 52.
  • IND 237/10 Rohit 56; Kumar 46.
  • First ODI series win for Australia since 2017.
  • India’s first home series lost since 2016 where they lost against South Africa