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LIVE India vs Australia 2nd ODI Series Match Score Updates: Josh Hazlewood Strikes As India Lose Shikhar Dhawan After Fine Start

LIVE India vs Australia 2nd ODI Score Updates: Josh Hazlewood Strikes As India Lose Shikhar Dhawan After Fine Start

Australia vs India Score Update: Shikhar Dhawan will need to fire if India are to chase 390.© AFP

Team India openers Mayank Agarwal and Shikhar Dhawan are off to a positive start, after being handed a target of 390 runs. Australia set a total of 389 runs for the loss of four wickets in the second ODI of the three-match series at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Steve Smith scored his 11th ODI century, making it two consecutive tons for the Australian batsman. David Warner, Glenn Maxwell, Marnus Labuschagne and Aaron Finch further chipped in with half-centuries. While Finch registered his 28th ODI half-century, Warner completed his 23rd ODI 50. Maxwell and Labuschagne further recorded their 21st and 3rd half-centuries in the 50-over format. None of the Indian bowlers managed to make much of an impact, with Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah conceding 73 and 79 runs respectively. Ravindra Jadeja further dropped two catches, making it all the more difficult for the visitors. Team India need a win to stay alive in the series, after being defeated in the opening match held at the same venue by a margin of 66 runs. (LIVE SCORECARD)


2nd ODI Live Between Australia (AUS) vs India (IND), Straight From Sydney

  • 14:09 (IST)


    Fourth boundary of the innings for Mayank Agarwal, following a fine front foot lunch. Mayank got some good contact with the ball, directing the full delivery astutely.

  • 14:05 (IST)

    50-up for Team India following boundary by Mayank Agarwal

    Mayank Agarwal brings up the 50-run mark for Team India, with a beautiful cover drive which goes on to hit the boundary ropes. The fielder at short cover attempted to stop the shot, getting a hand on it but could not get the job done. India 51/0 after 6.1 overs

  • 14:00 (IST)


    Shikhar Dhawan continues to score at a consistent rate, pulling the slower ball over mid-wicket.

  • 13:59 (IST)


    Third consecutive boundary for Shikhar Dhawan off Mitchell Starc. Dhawan managed to get a bottom edge off the yorker, with the ball going on to beat fine leg.

  • 13:56 (IST)


    Second consecutive boundary for Shikhar Dhawan who takes advantage of a short and wide delivery from Mitchell Starc. Dhawan hit the delivery over point, with the ball going on to hit the boundary.

  • 13:55 (IST)


    Lucky boundary off an inside edge following a yorker from Mitchell Starc. Dhawan managed to get some contact on the yorker, with the ball running down past the stumps to the boundary.

  • 13:51 (IST)

    No boundaries off the 3rd and 4th overs

    Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood have ensured some tight bowling, not conceding a single boundary off the second over of their respective spells. India 21/0 after 4 overs

  • 13:41 (IST)

    12 runs from the first two overs

    Team India have scored 12 runs from the opening two overs bowled by Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood. India 12/0 after 2 overs

  • 13:39 (IST)


    Shikhar Dhawan gets a boundary off the first delivery of the second over bowled by Josh Hazlewood. Shikhar played a well-executed cover drive off a straight and floated up delivery, which went on to hit the boundary.

  • 13:36 (IST)


    Yet another boundary for Mayank Agarwal off the first over. Mayank guided the low full toss with great precision, splitting the fielders at point.

  • 13:35 (IST)


    Mayank Agarwal starts the Indian chase off on a confident note, getting a boundary from the first delivery. Mayank directed the ball in the gap at mid-wicket, without the necessity for much footwork.

  • 13:33 (IST)

    We’re ready for the chase of 390

    Mayank Agarwal and Shikhar Dhawan are opening the innings for Team India just like the case in the previous ODI, with Mitchell Starc bowling the first over.

  • 13:06 (IST)

    Australia finish with a massive 389

    India have been handed a mammoth target of 390 runs, as Australia finish with a massive total of 389 runs for the loss of four wickets. Steve Smith scored a second consecutive half-century with a fine cameo from Glenn Maxwell down the order.

  • 13:04 (IST)


    Second consecutive six for Glenn Maxwell following another full toss, with the ball hit over deep mid-wicket into the stands.

  • 13:04 (IST)


    Glenn Maxwell takes advantage of a juicy full toss, directing the ball over deep mid-wicket into the stands.

  • 13:03 (IST)

    Half-century for Glenn Maxwell

    Glenn Maxwell has completed his 21st ODI half-century with a double. Maxwell has been quite impactful in ensuring a fine finish for Australia.

  • 13:01 (IST)

    Glenn Maxwell survives following successful DRS review

    Glenn Maxwell survives after initially being deemed dismissed on account of an edge to wicketkeeper KL Rahul, by umpire Paul Reiffel. However, Maxwell went for DRS review which confirmed that the ball had not touched the bat, resulting in an overturned decision.

  • 12:57 (IST)

    WICKET! Marnus Labuschagne c Mayank Agarwal b Jasprit Bumrah 70 (61)

    Marnus Labuschagne departs for 70, after attempting to clear mid-off off a full delivery by Jasprit Bumrah. The Australian however failed to get the required elavation, but Mayank Agarwal completing a catch on the edge of the 30-yard circle. Moises Henriques is the new man in.

  • 12:53 (IST)


    Marnus Labuschagne plays yet another impressive shot, scooping low and directing the low full toss over short fine leg.

  • 12:52 (IST)


    Consecutive boundaries for Glenn Maxwell who reverse paddles the full delivery over short third man.

  • 12:51 (IST)


    Third boundary for Glenn Maxwell, who clears the fielder at short third man, with a reverse hit following a slower delivery.

  • 12:44 (IST)

  • 12:41 (IST)


    Glenn Maxwell gets his first six of the innings, following a short and slow delivery from Mohammed Shami. Maxwell pulled the ball into the deep square leg stands with confidence, adding six runs to the total. 

  • 12:38 (IST)


    Marnus Labuschagne gets his fourth boundary of the innings, following a slice past backward point, after sitting deep in the crease.

  • 12:35 (IST)

    Half-century for Marnus Labuschagne

    Marnus Labuschagne completes his 3rd ODI half-century with a boundary off a slower delivery. Labuschagne directed the ball behind square on the off-side, to complete his 50.

  • 12:32 (IST)

    Ravindra Jadeja drops Marnus Labuschagne

    Ravindra Jadeja has dropped Marnus Labuschagne following a simple opportunity at long-off. Labuschagne was deceived by the slower delivery from Hardik Pandya, managing a tame connection.

  • 12:30 (IST)


    Second consecutive boundary for Glenn Maxwell off Ravindra Jadeja, following a reverse sweep which beats the fielder at short third man.

  • 12:29 (IST)


    Glenn Maxwell has started going for his shots early, pulling the length delivery from Ravindra Jadeja backward of square leg.

  • 12:21 (IST)

    WICKET! Steve Smith c Mohammed Shami b Hardik Pandya 104 (64)

    Hardik Pandya gets a much-needed breakthrough, as Steve Smith edges the ball to Mohammed Shami at short third man. Smith attempted to slash the ball through point, but failed to pick the slower delivery well resulting in his dismissal. Glenn Maxwell is the new man in.

  • 12:19 (IST)


    Steve Smith gets his 14th boundary of the innings, playing a scoop shot over short fine leg following a slower ball.

  • 12:17 (IST)

    Back-To-Back Centuries For Steve Smith

    Steve Smith has completed his 11th half-century in the ODI format, off just 62 deliveries. Smith takes off his helmet before kissing the badge, raising his bat in celebration after completing a single. This makes it two consecutive centuries for the Australian, having scored a ton in the first ODI as well.

  • 12:14 (IST)


    Steve Smith is looking unstoppable, having played a beautiful lofted shot straight down the ground, clearing the boundary.

  • 12:13 (IST)


    Steve Smith is just two runs away from entering the 90s, following his 13th boundary of the innings off a good length ball. Smith flicked the ball backward of square leg, with some fine timing.

  • 12:11 (IST)


    Steve Smith follows up the previous boundary off Jasprit Bumrah with a second consecutive one. Smith directed the slower back of length delivery, finely to beat the fielder at short third man.

  • 12:09 (IST)


    11th boundary of the innings for Steve Smith who cuts a slower delivery bowled with a lot of width, behing square on the off-side.

  • 12:07 (IST)


    Classy boundary by Steve Smith following a drive in the gap between extra cover and mid-off, after a full delivery bowled at the stumps.

  • 12:02 (IST)


    Steve Smith welcomes Mohammed Shami back into the attack, with a drive through extra cover. Shami certainly made things easier, with a half-volley.

  • 12:01 (IST)

    250 up for Australia

    Australia have reached the 250-run mark in 38 overs, following Hardik Pandya’s second over of the innings which conceded four runs. Australia 250/2 after 38 overs

  • 11:56 (IST)


    8th boundary of the innings for Steve Smith, who plays a sweep shot without much control, with the top-edge going on to hit the deep square leg ropes. 

    The boundary came on the back of Labuschagne’s second four. The young batsman had played a sweep shot in the deep mid-wicket region, having picked the length early.

  • 11:53 (IST)

    Just 5 runs off Hardik Pandya’s first over since last Septemeber

    Hardik has conceded just three singles and a double off his first over since last September, which is good news for the Indian team. Australia 235/2 after 36 overs

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