World Cup 2019: India set 353 runs target for Australia

World Cup 2019: India set 353 runs target for Australia

London (Agencies): India won the toss and chose to bat first against Australia on a used pitch at the Oval in a Cricket World Cup group match on Sunday.


India posted a total of 352 runs on the board for a loss of five wickets; Shikar Dhawan scored 117 runs off 109 balls while Rohit Sharma contributed 57.

Moreover, Skipper Kohli managed to post 82 runs on 77 balls.

On the other hand, Marcus Stionois managed to bag 2 wickets while Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, and Nile took one wicket each.

India beat South Africa by six wickets in their opening match of the World Cup, while five-time winners Australia won their opening game against Afghanistan by seven wickets and defeated West Indies by 15 runs in their second game of the tournament.

Teams

India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah

Australia: Aaron Finch (captain), David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Steve Smith, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa