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India vs Australia 2nd T20 highlights: Maxwell powers Aus to series win

In the 2nd T20 match between India and Australia, the batting will be under scanner after dismal show in the previous match. Catch live updates here.

Australia's Glen Maxwell plays a shot against India during the 2nd T20 cricket match at Chinnaswamy Stadium. Photo: PTI

Australia's Glen Maxwell plays a shot against India during the 2nd T20 cricket match at Chinnaswamy Stadium. Photo: PTI

Glenn Maxwell cracked a superlative unbeaten century to help Australia register their maiden T20 series victory over India with a win in the second and final Twenty20 international at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Wednesday.

Maxwell's scintillating 113 off 55 balls overshadowed Virat Kohli's 38-ball 72 which helped India post a competitive 190/4 in 20 overs.

Virat Kohli plays a shot against Australia during the 2nd T20 cricket match at Chinnaswamy Stadium. Photo: PTI
Virat Kohli plays a shot against Australia during the 2nd T20 cricket match at Chinnaswamy Stadium. Photo: PTI

Chasing 191 for victory, Maxwell smashed as many as nine sixes and seven fours on way to his third century in the shortest format as the visitors posted 194/3 to win by seven wickets with two balls to spare. Australia had won the first T-20 in Vizag on February 24 by 3 wickets and take the series 2-0 with five one-dayers now coming up.

India rode on Kohli's brilliance and Mahendra Singh Dhoni's 23-ball 40 with the pair adding a 100-run stand for the fourth wicket.

Australia's Glen Maxwell plays a shot against India during the 2nd T20 cricket match at Chinnaswamy Stadium. Photo: PTI
Australia's Glen Maxwell plays a shot against India during the 2nd T20 cricket match at Chinnaswamy Stadium. Photo: PTI

But Maxwell took the game away from India single-handedly.

Prior to the game, Australia had never beaten India in a T20 series, home or away. They had beaten India way back in 2008 at Melbourne but that was a one-off game.

"It was a pretty short series to summarise the performances. Australia outplayed us in all departments and deserved to win. 190 is a good total on most grounds but if there is so much dew as there was tonight and when you have an innings like what Glenn Maxwell played, nothing much you can do," Kohli said at the post-match press conference.


INDIA VS AUSTRALIA 2nd T20 FULL SCORECARD

 
10:26 PM

Over 20: AUS 194-3

Kaul to bowl the final over. Single taken. Another single. SIX. just one needed. Four.
10:22 PM

Over 19: AUS 182-3

Bumrah continues, 100 for Maxwell. Singles. Just one. 

Score after 19 overs
AUS 182-3
10:17 PM

Over 18: AUS 177-3

Kaul continues, dot ball. SIX by Maxwell. Single. 2 runs. Australia chasing it with ease. SIX. 

Score after 18 overs
AUS 177-3

 
10:11 PM

Over 17: AUS 159-3

Bumrah is back, Just one. Four. Maxwell plays a brilliant shot. Single. Four for Maxwell. 

Score after 17 overs
AUS 159-3

Runs Scored: 12
1 4 1 1 4 1

10:06 PM

Over 16: AUS 147-3

Chahal to bowl, two runs. SIX. Reverse sweep for Six. Maxwell is on fire. Single taken. 

Score after 16 overs
AUS 147-3
10:01 PM

Over 15: AUS 131-3

Krunal continues, Maxwell misses. WIDE. Just one. Swept for one. Appeal for LBW. Turned down. HUGE SIX. Single to end the over. 

Score after 15 overs
AUS 131-3
9:57 PM

Over 14: AUS 121-3

Chahal continues, one bounce, four, Handscomb is doing his part. Swept well. 

Score after 14 overs
AUS 121-3
9:54 PM

Over 13: AUS 113-3

Krunal continues, 50 for Maxwell. 

Score after 13 overs
AUS 113-3
9:45 PM

Over 12: AUS 108-3

Shankar is back, Shorts mis-hits and he is gone. Shankar strikes.  D Arcy Short c Rahul b Shankar 40(28) [4s-6]. Peter Handscomb is the new man in. Four runs. Single to Maxwell. WIDE. SIX. 

Score after 12 overs
AUS 108-3
9:41 PM

Over 11: AUS 95-2

Krunal continues, One bounce to the fence. Single to finish. 

Score after 11 overs
AUS 95-2

Runs Scored: 8
0 1 1 4 1 1

9:40 PM

Over 10: AUS 87-2

Chahal continues, almost a catch, dropped. Goes through the hands of Rishabh. SIX. In the air, just short. 

Score after 10 overs
AUS 87-2

Runs Scored: 11
1 1 6 1 1 1

9:36 PM

Over 9: AUS 76-2

Krunal Pandya is the new bowler. Single. Four runs. Down the ground for four, 

Score after 9 overs
AUS 76-2

Runs Scored: 11
0 1 4 1 1 4

9:32 PM

Over 8: AUS 65-2

Chahal to bowl. Single. What a shot by MAxwell for four. Dealing in singles. WIDE. 

Score after 8 overs
AUS 65-2

Runs Scored: 12
1 4 1 Wd 1 Wd 2 1

9:27 PM

Over 7: AUS 53-2

Vijay to continue, Clipped off the pads, and brillaint fielding by Chahal. Over the fielder for four. Maxwell does well. Short ball, hit for four. 

Score after 7 overs
AUS 53-2

Runs Scored: 11
1 4 0 1 4 1

9:21 PM

Over 6: AUS 42-2

Kaul continues, Starts off with a dot. Four runs, good shot. Four more, good shot. 

Score after 6 overs
AUS 42-2

Runs Scored: 11
0 4 1 1 4 1

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First Published: Feb 27 2019 | 6:00 PM IST

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