India vs Australia, 5th ODI - In progress

13 March 2019 15:26 Sports Desk

Australia have paced along well, bringing up their 151 runs in only 26.1 overs, primarily due to Usman Khawaja's half century. Peter Handscomb has been fluent so far.

While Aaron Finch has been scratchy so far, Usman Khawaja has completely dominated the India bowlers and brought up his fourth fifty-plus score in the series.

Aaron Finch's scratchy innings comes to an end. The left-armer gets the ball to move away from him and uproots the offstump.

Australia will be very happy with this start. For the third time this series they've ensured India don't have a wicket in the powerplay. Khawaja looks in great touch, and Finch is slowly getting into his groove. Usman Khawaja is on fire. His form is reflecting in the flurry of flicks that he has played for boundaries. Delightful strokes! With his fourth boundary of the innings, he has brought up his 300th run in this series.

Aaron Finch has won the toss and elected to bat. Marcus Stonis and Nathan Lyon have come in for Shaun Marsh and Jason Behrendorff. India have included Mohammed Shami and Ravindra Jadeja in place of Yuzvendra Chahal and KL Rahul. This, Virat Kohli believes is India's best combination going in to the world cup.

India: Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (c), Rishabh Pant (wk), Vijay Shankar, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah

Australia (Playing XI): Aaron Finch (c), Usman Khawaja, Peter Handscomb, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Ashton Turner, Alex Carey (wk), Jhye Richardson, Pat Cummins, Adam Zampa, Nathan Lyon

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