Opener Shikhar Dhawan hit a bursting century to set up a 36-run prevail upon Australia in the World Cup on Sunday as the authoritative heroes endured their first thrashing of the current year’s competition.
Dhawan’s 117 and his 127-run opening stand with Rohit Sharma established the framework for India posting 352 for five after chief Virat Kohli win the hurl on a radiant London morning at the Oval.
Kohli himself hit a lively 82 and joined with Hardik Pandya for a 81-run third-wicket organization that saw the pair beat the Australian bowling assault.
India at that point expelled Australia for 316 of every 50 overs to record their second in a row triumph of this World Cup after an opening win over South Africa.
Half-hundreds of years by David Warner and Steve Smith were insufficient for the five-time champions whose record in the round-robin gathering stage currently remains at two successes from three.
Previous chief Smith and Warner have both come back to global cricket in fine structure subsequent to finishing one-year bans as far as concerns them in a ball-altering embarrassment.
Kumar and Bumrah strike
Smith top-scored for Australia with 69 off 70 balls, while opener Warner made 56 however it never looked like being sufficient despite some tight bowling from Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah, who took three wickets each.
Prior Dhawan and Sharma conquered a careful begin against Australia’s new-ball team of Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc to place India in charge with their sixteenth century association in ODIs.
Paceman Nathan Coulter-Nile at last struck in the 23rd over to have Sharma gotten behind for 57 to get his first wicket of the World Cup.
Dhawan proceeded to achieve his seventeenth ODI ton as he recognized the enormous cheers from a to a great extent India-supporting group.
Starc had Dhawan gotten at profound midwicket to end an innings highlighting 16 limits.
Dhawan took no further part in the match as he breast fed a hit to his thumb off Coulter-Nile that required restorative consideration during his time at he wrinkle.
Kohli and all-rounder Pandya, pushed up the request, consolidated to great impact.
Kohli enrolled his 50th fifty at this dimension in an officially celebrated profession that has taken him to the highest point of the batting standings in both Test and ODI cricket.
Pandya, who was dropped first ball by wicket-manager Alex Carey, took advantage of his relief to hit 48 keeps running off only 27 conveyances before tumbling to Cummins.
MS Dhoni additionally contributed with a lively 27.
India’s complete implied Australia were left expecting to outperform Ireland’s 329 for seven against England in 2011, the most noteworthy score by any group batting second to win a World Cup coordinate
They set up a lively battle yet the consistently expanding run-rate continued pulling them back.
Captain Aaron Finch was run out for 36 while opening accomplice Warner endure an early panic when he edged a Bumrah conveyance on to his stumps just for the safeguards to remain put.
Warner started Smith to put on 72 keeps running for the second wicket however the left-hander tumbled to the trickiness of leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal.
Smith kept Australia in the chase alongside Usman Khawaja, who made 42.
Be that as it may, Kumar saw off Smith as a major aspect of a twofold strike in the 40th over that likewise represented Marcus Stoinis.
Chahal got the hazardous Glenn Maxwell for 28 and the pursuit was everything except over, in spite of the fact that Carey’s unbeaten 55 got Australia past 300.