Guwahati: In a thrilling encounter on Tuesday, Australia secured a stunning victory against India in the 3rd T20I of the five-match series, preventing the hosts from sealing the series.
The Aussies successfully chased down a challenging target of 223 runs, with Glenn Maxwell’s explosive century off just 47 balls playing a pivotal role in keeping the series alive.
India had set a formidable total of 222/3, boosted by Ruturaj Gaikwad’s maiden century. However, Australia showcased their batting prowess, overcoming the challenge and winning the match by 5 wickets.
The Kangaroos needed 43 runs in the last two overs, and despite facing pressure, they managed to score 20 runs in the 19th over and required 21 runs in the final over. Prasidh Krishna had the ball in his hands, but Maxwell’s incredible effort turned the seemingly impossible into reality. Australia reached the target of 223 runs on the last ball, staging a fighting, bringing the series to 2-1.
This nail-biting clash has added intense excitement to the five-match series, leaving fans eagerly anticipating the final 2 games.