After a 10-wicket loss in the first ODI, India bounced back to defeat Australia convincingly by 36 runs.
Batting first, the Indian openers showed the intent which they lacked in the first game and India had a brisk start.
Rohit’s 42 along with Dhawan’s 96 took India to a good position and Kohli, Rahul followed it with blistering shots to take India to 340.
Rahul really was the man of the moment for the way he adapted to play at number five.
Batting next, India had Bumrah finding the form at the right time, however, it was Shami who gave India their first breakthrough by removing Warner early. Jadeja joined the act by removing Finch soon as well.
The real trouble for the India was when Smith and Labushagne got together.
The latter made 46 whereas Smith made 98. Later, it was Kuldeep Yadav who brought India to the game when he dismissed both Smith and Carey in the same over. He also became the third fastest Indian to 100 ODI wickets.
What followed was the similar script as the pacers came into the attack took the game from Australia. Shami had three wickets whereas, Saini had two. Bumrah then finished off the match to help India level the series.
Rohit who injured himself while fielding at the boundary is all fine now and will be playing the next game.