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Virat Kohli led team India becomes highest run scorer against Australia in World Cup

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Team India celebrating their second win in World Cup 2019 against Australia, (Image: BCCI)
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India became the highest scorer against Australia in World Cup on super Sunday battle between the two teams. India winning the toss and electing to bat first, scored a par target of 352 which Australia failed to chase.

The powerful opening show led by Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma build the innings as India would have wanted. Shikhar Dhawan scored a century followed by two fifties from Rohit and Kohli. Hardik Pandya played the role of destruction with Kl Rahul ending the innings with a few timed hits to get India to a whooping total of 352. Australia was in a chase which was never achieved in the World Cup and it remained the same as they fell short by 36 runs. Bhuvaneshwar and Bumrah took 3 wickets each with Chahal dismissing two important Aussie batsman, Warner and Maxwell. Captain Kohli termed it as a clinical victory against a top team and a professional performance from the team. India will now face New Zealand on 13th June.

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