India narrowly defeated Australia by 6 runs in the recent T20I match at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. The victory enabled India to win the five-match series by a margin of 4-1 after being put into bat and only managing a score of 160/8. However, India’s bowlers were able to restrict Australia to only 154/8.
Yashasvi Jaiswal’s aggressive start was short-lived as he was dismissed by Jason Behrendorff, leading to a mini-collapse. Despite this, a competitive score was ensured by Shreyas Iyer, Jitesh Sharma, and Axar Patel.
Australia began their chase with Travis Head making an impact with a quick 28 off 18 balls, but the Indian bowlers, Mukesh Kumar and Ravi Bishnoi, were able to make crucial breakthroughs. Despite a valiant effort by Ben McDermott and Tim David, India’s bowlers were able to hold their nerve and secure victory. Shreyas Iyer’s impressive fifty and Axar Patel’s all-round performance earned them player of the match honors.
Overall, India’s impressive performance against Australia led them to claim victory in the T20I series.