Valiant Dhoni and Chahal win the series for India!

Valiant Dhoni and Chahal win the series for India!

"Levelling the series was important, now both the teams are set up for the decider".

Australia lost four wickets for 61 runs in 13.4 overs during this passage of play, but Handscomb rescued them from total embarrassment with his third ODI half-century, coming off 57 balls.

Master finisher Mahendra Singh Dhoni eased India to a seven-wicket victory to clinch their one-day global series against Australia in Melbourne on Friday.

".taking six wickets at the MCG is no small feat for a spinner".

"It's been an exciting couple of weeks, a great win in Sydney and a really good game in Adelaide". India were largely settled and in form, and have taken steps towards filling in some crucial gaps in their line up. Dhoni had two games already under his belt and runs as well. It was MS Dhoni who led India to the finishing line with a last ball thriller. Virat Kohli made it clear after the second game, saying "there's no doubt he should be in the side".

So much so that the last two matches proved Dhoni is still as indispensable as he used to be, and just by being in the middle, Dhoni reassures the team. That's where Dinesh Karthik's 14-b1ll 25* in Adelaide will please India.

"We thought it might not be a bad thing to bring in Chahal because we were also bringing in Kedar who is an off spinner and gives us an option with left-handers". Dhoni did not disappoint even batting at No.4.

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Jadhav then scored the winning runs to the jubilation of a crowd of 53,603 dominated by Indian fans who chanted Dhoni's name.

The other pointer India have got so far is about their third seam-bowling option once Jasprit Bumrah returns.

At the end of the video, you can also see Mohammed Shami having a laugh with his pace mate Khaleel Ahmed.

Chahal matched Ajit Agarkar's 6-42 during 2004 tri-series to record the joint best-ever ODI figures on Australian soil.

Likewise, Kohli will be pleased with the comeback of medium-pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who with Jasprit Bumrah, could be the captain's trusted new-ball and death-over pair in the World Cup.

Australia's top-order batting has mainly revolved around their No.3 and No.4 in Usman Khawaja and Shaun Marsh, with the latter blasting a 123-ball 131 in the second match, albeit for a losing cause. Marcus Stoinis and Glenn Maxwell have done their finishing duties well, adding power in the lower-middle order. India started off well picking up the wickets of openers, Aaron Finch and Alex Carey with just 27 runs on the board. That's largely thanks to Jhye Richardson, with Jason Behrendorff playing the supporting role.

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