India's Ravindra Jadeja (C) celebrates after taking a catch to dismiss Australia's Glenn Maxwell. Photograph: AFP
Jun 09, 2019, 11.13 PM
India beat Australia
Virat Kohli-led India defeated the defending champions Australia by 36 runs in the Match 14 of Cricket World Cup 2019 on Sunday at London's Kennington Oval.
Indian skipper Virat Kohli opted to bat first after winning the toss and took the full advantage of the conditions.
Opener Shikhar Dhawan smashed his 17th century in one-day internationals as India's top order fired in unison to power them to 352 for five wickets.
Australian team failed to chase down the target as they were all out 316-all out.
Dhawan added 127 runs with fellow opener Rohit Sharma (57) and 93 with skipper Virat Kohli to lay the foundation for a big total before departing for 117 at the Oval.
Kohli made a typically breezy 82 and Hardik Pandya, dropped behind the wicket on the very first ball he faced, smashed 48 off 27 balls to justify his promotion in the batting order.
Marcus Stoinis claimed 2-62 for Australia who had beaten Afghanistan and West Indies in their first two matches.
Two-times champions India beat South Africa by six wickets in their first match on Wednesday.
Jun 09, 2019, 11.10 PM
Mitchell Starc run out.
He scored 3 runs.
Next batsman is Adam Zampa.
Jun 09, 2019, 11.10 PM
Bumrah's spell ends here with a figure 10-1-61-3.
3 runs from the over.
Jun 09, 2019, 11.04 PM
9 runs from the over.
Australia are 309/8 after 48 overs.
Jun 09, 2019, 11.01 PM
Jasprit Bumrah continues his magnificent spell.
9 runs from the over and one wicket also.
Pat Cummins was trying to hit a big shot but lost his wicket as he edged it.
And Dhoni, making no mistake, took the catch.
Next batsman is Mitchell Starc.
Jun 09, 2019, 10.56 PM
7 runs from the over.
One boundary and 33 singles.
Jun 09, 2019, 10.51 PM
Bumrah is back into attack.
He gave 6 runs and took a wicket also.
Coulter-Nile departs after scoring 4 runs.
Next batsman is Pat Cummins.
Jun 09, 2019, 10.48 PM
Hardik's last over of his spell.
He gave 9 runs in this over and his today's figure is 10-0-68-0.
Jun 09, 2019, 10.36 PM
Jasprit Bumrah comes back into attack.
9 runs from the over.
Jun 09, 2019, 10.33 PM
Chahal's 9th over, 9 runs and Maxwell's wicket.
India are dominating the game.
Chahal has dismissed Maxwell thrice in ODIs.
Jun 09, 2019, 10.31 PM
Glenn Maxwell out...
He walks back after scoring 28 runs.
Next batsman is Nathan Coulter-Nile, who had played a match winning knock in Australia's previous game.
Jun 09, 2019, 10.25 PM
3 runs from the over including 2 wickets.
Can Maxwell do the magic from here?
Jun 09, 2019, 10.24 PM
Another wicket... Marcus Stoinis departs on a duck.
Bhuvi strikes twice and puts Australia under pressure.
Next batsman is Alex Carey.
Jun 09, 2019, 10.22 PM
A massive wicket here goes in Bhuvi's account as he sends back Steve Smith back to the pavilion.
Smith departs after scoring 69 runs.
Next batsman is Marcus Stoinis.
Jun 09, 2019, 10.19 PM
13 runs from the over.
3 boundaries and 1 single.
Jun 09, 2019, 10.17 PM
Another expensive over!
15 runs from Bhuvi's 6th over of his spell.
Jun 09, 2019, 10.15 PM
6 runs from the over including one crucial wicket of Usman Khawaja.
Khawaja scored 42 runs after losing his wicket to Jasprit Bumrah.
Next batsman is Glenn Maxwell.
Jun 09, 2019, 10.13 PM
An expensive over from Kuldeep Yadav.
Total 14 runs from the over.
Australia have crossed 200-run mark.
Jun 09, 2019, 10.11 PM
Hardik Pandya comes back into attack.
7 runs from the over.
Jun 09, 2019, 10.09 PM
8 runs from the over, 1 boundary and 4 singles.
Smith hits half-century also.
Jun 09, 2019, 10.06 PM
7 runs from Chahal's 8th bowler.
1 boundary and three singles.
Jun 09, 2019, 09.43 PM
Kuldeep Yadav's seventh over.
6 runs from the over. One boundary and 2 singles.
Jun 09, 2019, 09.41 PM
Chahal's seventh over of his spell.
4 runs from the over.
Jun 09, 2019, 09.15 PM
David Warner out after scoring 56 runs.
Chahal to Warner, caught out by Bhuvi.
Next batsman is Usman Khawaja.
Jun 09, 2019, 09.10 PM
Australia are 121/1 after 23 overs.
There are overcast situation at the Oval.
Jun 09, 2019, 08.26 PM
Aaron Finch out after scoring 36 runs.
Hardik to Warner, Finch run out.
Wrong decision to take another run.
Next batsman is Usman Khawaja.
Jun 09, 2019, 08.09 PM
Chasing 353 to win, Australia are 48/0 after 10 overs.
The first powerplay is over and Australia have dominated it to some extent as they scored runs and managed to save wickets.
Jun 09, 2019, 07.22 PM
David Warner and Aaron Finch are at the crease to start the run-chase.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar will launch the bowling attack.
Jun 09, 2019, 06.53 PM
India post 352/5 against Australia.
Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli played knocks of 117 and 82 respectively, allowing India to post a challenging score of 352 runs for the loss of five wickets.
After opting to bat first, openers Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma provided a steady start to the Men in Blue as the duo put up a stand of 127-runs, which saw both Sharma and Dhawan bringing up their respective fifties before the 22nd over.
In this match, Sharma became the fastest Indian batsman to score 2000 runs against Australia. Previously the record was held by Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar.
Nathan Coulter-Nile finally took his first wicket in this World Cup as he dismissed Sharma (57) in the 23rd over. Coulter-Nile bowled a slower delivery, Sharma tried to upper cut it, but he just managed to lob a simple catch to the wicket-keeper Alex Carrey.
After reaching his half-century, Dhawan changed the tempo of his innings and he started looking for some big shots. Virat Kohli came out to bat next, and he along with Dhawan did not let go off the momentum. The duo stitched together a partnership of 93 runs, which saw Dhawan bringing up his century from just 95 balls in the 33rd over.
In search of some quick runs, Dhawan`s (117) wicket perished as he was dismissed by Mitchell Starc in the 37th over. Hardik Pandya got a reprieve on his very first ball as he was dropped by wicket-keeper Alex Carrey.
Pandya and Kohli hammered the Aussie bowlers for boundaries in the death overs. Pandya played a knock of 48 runs from 26 balls, but he was sent back to the pavilion by Pat Cummins, ending the 81-run stand between Pandya and Indian skipper Kohli.
MS Dhoni who has been surrounded by the controversy of late regarding his army insignia on his wicket-keeping gloves came out to bat next, and he played a cameo of 27 runs off just 14 balls, but he was sent back to the pavilion in the final over as Marcus Stoinis took a stunning catch. Kohli (82) also departed in the final over, but India posted a challenging total of 352 runs on the board.
Jun 09, 2019, 06.52 PM
In the same over, Marcus Stoinis strikes again and gets Virat Kohli's wicket.
Kohli departs after scoring 82 runs.
Next batsman is Kedar Jadhav. One ball left, KL Rahul is on strike.
Jun 09, 2019, 06.47 PM
MS Dhoni out after scoring 27 runs.
Stoinis to Dhoni, caught to bowled.
Next batsman is KL Rahul.
Jun 09, 2019, 06.38 PM
India have crossed the 300-run mark, they are 301/3 after 46 overs.
Jun 09, 2019, 06.36 PM
After playing some beautiful shots, Hardik Pandya departs after scoring 48 runs.
Pat Cummins to Pandya, caught out by Aaron Finch.
Next batsman is MS Dhoni.
Jun 09, 2019, 06.29 PM
The score is 293/2, after 45 overs.
Jun 09, 2019, 05.49 PM
Shikhar Dhawan out after scoring 117 runs.
Mitchell Starc to Dhawan, caught out by Nathan Coulter-Nile.
Next batsman is Hardik Pandya.
India are 220/2 after 37 overs.
Jun 09, 2019, 05.44 PM
India have crossed the 200-run mark.
After 36 overs, India are 213/1.
Jun 09, 2019, 05.27 PM
Shikhar Dhawan completes his century.
It's his third World Cup hundred.
What an innings it has been so far from Dhawan!
Jun 09, 2019, 05.14 PM
After 30 overs, India are 170/1.
Jun 09, 2019, 04.45 PM
Rohit Sharma out, Nathan Coulter-Nile gets the breakthrough.
Coulter-Nile to Rohit, caught out by the wicketkeeper Alex Carey.
Rohit scored 57 runs.
Next batsman is Virat Kohli.
India are 127/1 after 23 overs.
Jun 09, 2019, 04.32 PM
India cross 100-run mark.
After 20 overs, the score is 111.
Jun 09, 2019, 04.24 PM
Shikhar Dhawan hits half-century.
It's his 28th ODI half-century, and it comes from 52 balls.
India are 96/0 after 18 overs.
Jun 09, 2019, 03.59 PM
After 10 over, India are 41/0.
First powerplay is over. It was equally balanced by both the teams.
India managed to save wickets but the run rate was below par.
Jun 09, 2019, 03.41 PM
India are off to stable start, they are 36/0 after 8 overs.
Jun 09, 2019, 03.14 PM
A chance was created for Australia but Nathan Coulter-Nile just missed the catch. Rohit Sharma gets a lifeline here...
India are 7/0 after 2 overs.
Jun 09, 2019, 03.01 PM
Done with the national anthems, India's Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan have arrived on the crease.
Pat Cummins has opened Australia's bowling attack.
Jun 09, 2019, 02.35 PM
India won toss and the skipper Virat Kohli has elected to bat first against Australia.
India: 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: 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
Jun 09, 2019, 02.16 PM
Aaron Finch said Steve Smith is number 1:
Australia captain Aaron Finch has hailed Steve Smith as the world's best batsman, saying having him and David Warner back in the fold is a huge boost for the team.
Smith and Warner played their first official international matches at the World Cup in England and Wales after serving year-long ball-tampering bans.
Smith made a gritty 73 in Australia's win over West Indies after Warner smashed an unbeaten 89 not out in his team's opening win against Afghanistan.
"Well, when you've got world-class players coming back into your side, it's unfortunate for the guys who have missed out and the guys that have played some really good one-day cricket in the past," Finch said.
"Steve is the best batter in the world in my opinion over all three forms of the game," he said.
"I think that when you have David who's so destructive at the top of the order, his record shows how destructive he is.
"To have them to come back, yes, it's great for the side and our batting line-up and for experience in World Cups and a great help for me as a leader, as well, in terms of tactics and stuff out on the field," Finch added.
Jun 09, 2019, 02.14 PM
Ahead of match, Rohit Sharma said:
Rohit Sharma is seeking to curb his natural strokeplay and bat for longer to help India's World Cup campaign.
The 32-year-old opener's cultured century ahainst South Africa reflected his new batting approach which put team interest above wooing the gallery.
"I think I have played more than 200 ODIs now. If I don't do it now, then when?" said Rohit.
"Experience teaches you a lot of things, and that is something that has come into my game of late, the past few years rather.
"You want to make sure that you start the innings and you finish off the innings as well. That gives you immense pleasure."
Jun 09, 2019, 02.09 PM
"I play every game like it is my first for my country"— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) June 9, 2019
"I was always fond of chasing totals as a kid"
"The only person I need to protect myself from is me"
Will #ViratKohli light up the #CWC19 on 🔥 today? 🤔 #TeamIndia pic.twitter.com/DB3uvPuR8K
India vs Australia Match 14
Jun 09, 2019, 01.57 PM
What a contest this is going to be.— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) June 9, 2019
Sunday's #CWC19 action will see India take on Australia at The Oval. Which side will continue their unbeaten start to the tournament?#TeamIndia #CmonAussie pic.twitter.com/abnInkgOmn
Both the teams will surely look to build up towards an exciting contest in this World Cup.
Jun 09, 2019, 01.56 PM
It's a fine day with sunny spells throughout but a few isolated showers might be expected in the afternoon.
Dryness, and large square boundaries might well bring the spinners into play.
Jun 09, 2019, 01.55 PM
Stats and Facts:
In the past five World Cup tournaments, India are the only team to have denied the Australians the trophy, which was in 2011 when India were the champions.
Jun 09, 2019, 01.54 PM
India and Australia have played a total of 136 One Day International matches and Australia have had the better of India in 77, while India have managed to win 49 matches.
At the World Cup's, India and Australia have battled each other 11 times, out of which Australia have dominated India and beat them 8 out of 11 times.
Jun 09, 2019, 01.53 PM
India: Virat Kohli (c), Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shikhar Dhawan, MS Dhoni (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul, Mohammed Shami, Vijay Shankar, Rohit Sharma, Kuldeep Yadav
Australia: Aaron Finch (c), David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Steve Smith, Shaun Marsh, Alex Carey (wk), Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc, Kane Richardson, Pat Cummins, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Zampa, Nathan Lyon
Jun 09, 2019, 01.52 PM
India's quest for glory will face a stern test in formidable Australia, forcing Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri to put their thinking caps on and contemplate a tactical rejig, as one of World Cup's most storied rivalries resumes.
India were clinical in their six-wicket victory against a depleted South Africa while Australia, who have raised their game in the last couple of months, were professional against Afghanistan and brilliant in their come-from-behind victory against the West Indies.
Having struggled in the past one year after suspensions of Steve Smith and David Warner, Australia finally seemed to have picked their pieces and are playing exactly like a five-time champions ought to.
This will certainly be a cause of worry for India, who lost their ODI series at home during the last bilateral encounter and are still in search of a perfect combination both in batting and bowling.
In fact, Australia's batting coach Ricky Ponting is apprehending a shift in strategy from the Indians, who have of late rattled them with quality pace bowling.
Jun 09, 2019, 01.49 PM
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