Published On: Sun, Mar 10th, 2019

Turner leads Australia to 4-wicket win over India in 4th ODI

Mohali: Ashton Turner bludgeoned 84 off 43 balls as Australia beat India by four wickets in the fourth ODI on Sunday to level the five-match series 2-2.

Ashton Turner of Australia plays a shot during the 4th ODI cricket match between India and Australia in Mohali on Sunday, March 10, 2019.

Peter Handscomb added 117 off 105 balls, while Usman Khawaja made 91 runs as Australia made surprisingly easy work of an imposing 359-run target.

Handscomb and Khawaja put on 192 runs for the third wicket after Australia had been reduced to 12-2 and Turner applied the finishing touch to lead Australia to 359-6 in 47.5 overs.

Earlier, Shikhar Dhawan scored his 16th ODI hundred as India reached 358-5 after opting to bat on the best pitch in this series. Rohit Sharma also scored 95 runs and the duo put on 193 runs for the opening wicket to set the stage for a challenging score.

But dew and poor fielding put paid to India’s chances as Australia rallied to its record chase in ODI cricket.

AP

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