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With the victory, India oull of the equaliser in the three-match series. The decider will be played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Late blows from Bhuvneshwar Kumar dented Australia's chances in the end and they fell short from scoring It's a big chase for the visitors. Pressure building, but India favorites to win the game.
India are the clear favourites, but a wicket changes things. India need 27 from 20 deliveries as the latter hits a perfect boundary off Stoinis.
Starts with a dot ball to Dhoni. A couple on the next one from Dhoni. He follows it up with a brilliant six. Dhoni stepped out and delivered.
He will have to up the ante now. A couple next for him. Kohli takes a single with a thump through midwicket. Dhoni punches it towards covers and takes a couple.
MS Dhoni takes another quick single off the next ball. He has perfectly played a supporting role to Kohli so far.
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Kohli c Maxwell b J Richardson Kohli walks back after a brilliant innings. Maxwell takes it on the boundary line and Australia are celebrating. They know they are back in this one. Onus on Dhoni and Dinesh Karthik now.
Kohli now has 24 hundreds in chases for India.
Amazing stuff from the captain. Kohli takes a single off the next ball. A wide next and Dhoni takes a couple off the next one.
Dhoni fails to clip it off his pads and gets a single off the first ball. Dot ball to Kohli next before he takes a single. The ball took an edge off his bat but fell short of the fielder at third man.
A single for him and Dhoni follows it up with another. Kohli moves to 99 with a single off the last ball. Kohli starts the over with a single. Pulled away by Dhoni, mistimed shot and falls short of Behrendorff at mid-off.
A couple for him. Another short ball and Dhoni takes a single.
A wide next and a single from Kohli. A wide again and Dhoni takes a single. Eight from the over. Kohli moves to Excellent stuff from Stoinis, he has been very good with the ball today.
Just 1 run from the over. Kohli stands just 5 runs away from completing his century. Dhoni takes a single off the first ball and gives the strike to Kohli. Brilliant wrist work from Kohli and he gets a couple.
A short ball next pulled away for a single by Kohli. Back to back dot balls to Dhoni. A couple to end the over. India need 84 to win from 66 balls. Two back to back dot balls to Kohli before he takes a single. Dhoni punches next one towards covers and gets a single.
Kohli finishes the over with a stellar boundary and moves to 91 off 95 balls.
Six off the over. Makes some room and lofts the ball over Nathan Lyon's head for a six to start the over. Kohli moving towards a terrific century here in Adelaide.
Five more runs for him in the over and India cross the run mark. Stoinis with the 36th over for Australia. A leg bye and a couple of runs for India.
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A dot ball to Dhoni and he gets a couple off the next ball with a punch towards extra covers. Five runs from the over. Kohli starts the over with a single, Dhoni follows it up with another.
Kohli edges one past the keeper smartly and gets a boundary. Seven runs from the over. Dhoni is taking his time to settle down on the other end. A four and a six from Kohli in the 34th over as India get 14 runs from it. Excellent over from him just four runs coming from it.
Dhoni gets off the mark with a late cut and takes a couple. Kohli takes a couple off the first ball. Follows it up with another couple. A single next from the Indian captain.
MS Dhoni is the new man in for India.