NF Bureau: A clinical performance by the Australian team in the second match in a row, helped them to win the T20 series against India 2-0. Glenn Maxwell was the star of the match in Bengaluru, as Australia chased a mammoth total with ease.
Earlier, India had posted 190/4 in 20 overs. Lokesh Rahul scored 47 off 26 balls with 3 boundaries and 4 sixes, while Virat Kohli remained unbeaten on 72 off 38 balls with 2 boundaries and 6 sixes. Dhoni scored 40 off 23 with 3 boundaries and 3 sixes.
Although it was a good total, Glenn Maxwell had other things in mind. He remained unbeaten at 113 off 55 balls with 7 boundaries and 9 sixes, as Australia reached 194/3 in 19.4 overs and won the match by 7 wickets. Arcy Short scored 40. For India, Vijay Shankar took two wickets.
Glenn Maxwell was declared ‘Man of the Match’ and ‘Man of the Series’.