Mitchell Starc equals Australia ODI file in 10-wicket thrashing of India | Cricket News

Mitchell Starc equalled the report selection of five-wicket ODI hauls by an Australian bowler as the travellers demolished India by 10 wickets in Visakhapatnam.

The left-armer took 5-53, his ninth five-wicket return in 50-in excess of cricket and matching Brett Lee’s achievement, to assist skittle India for only 117 in 26 overs after they were set in to bat.

Australia openers Mitchell Marsh and Travis Head then savaged the Indian bowlers as they coasted to victory in just 11 overs – the 234 deliveries that went unused earning it the residence side’s heaviest-ever margin of defeat in a single-day cricket.

Shubman Gill was out for a duck in Starc’s initially about and, whilst Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli added 29, it proved to be the maximum partnership of India’s innings as their collapse collected tempo.

Starc picked up two wickets in as several balls, with Rohit caught at slip and Suryakumar Yadav trapped lbw before Lokesh Rahul departed in the similar trend.

Sean Abbott (3-23) and Nathan Ellis (2-13) supplied enough aid, the latter getting rid of Kohli for 31 off 35 deliveries, although Axar Patel’s unbeaten 29 at a operate a ball nudged India previous the 100 mark.

Australia's Mitchell Marsh (L) and Travis Head shared an unbroken century stand in the second ODI against India in Visakhapatnam (Associated Press)
Mitchell Marsh (L) and Travis Head raced to victory with an unbroken partnership of 121 in just 11 overs

But Abbott assisted to mop up the tail, dismissing Kuldeep Yadav and Mohammad Shami in successive balls ahead of Starc returned to comprehensive his 5-for by bowling Mohammed Siraj for a duck.

Any hopes of an India fightback were being swiftly stifled by Marsh, who had hit 81 in the series opener and maintained that form by blazing an unbeaten 66 from 36, together with 6 sixes and six fours.

The opener brought up his fifty percent-century off 28 deliveries, while Head’s progress was only somewhat far more sedate as he smashed 51 not out from 30, which include 10 fours.

Australia’s resounding victory brings the a few-match collection amount, with the selecting match to consider location on Wednesday in Chennai.