(Report by Mohammad Aamir) on Sunday Feb. 19,2012
BRISBANE: Tri-Nation Commonwealth Bank Series, 7th match Australia vs India was played at Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane. Australia defeated India by 110 runs.
Earlier Australia won the toss and chosed to bat first. Australia scored 288 runs for 5 in 50 overs. Thus Australia set a target of 289 runs for India win. Two Australian batsmen PJ Forrest and MEK Hussey achieved their 50s. Australia completed their first 100 runs in 24.4 overs and while 2nd 100 in 41.2 overs. In last 8.4 overs Australia scored 88 runs.
India bowler IK Pathan took 3 wickets while Zahir Khan & RG Sharma both took one wicket each.
India started their inning to achieve the target of 289 runs but all team out at 178 runs. Only one Indian batsman captain Dhoni played a long inning and scored 56 runs. Indian 6 batsmen couldn't cross the double figure. Thus Indian all team out at 178 runs in 43.3 overs.
Australian bowlers Helfinhause took 5 wickets while Lee took 3 wickets.