IND vs AUS: Stark’s claw in Visakhapatnam, India was reduced to 117 runs
Visakhapatnam (Best Hindu News): Australia bowled out Mitchell Starc (53/5) to bowl India out for 117 in the second ODI on Sunday. From India, Virat Kohli scored maximum 31 runs in 35 balls with the help of four fours, while Akshar Patel remained unbeaten after scoring 29 runs in 29 balls. Seven batsmen of the host team could not even touch double figures.
Starc capitalized well on the swing found on the pitch, taking five wickets for 53 runs in eight overs. He has taken five wickets for the ninth time in his ODI career. Sean Abbott took three wickets for 23 runs in six overs while Nathan Ellis took two wickets for 13 runs in five overs.
Australia won the toss and elected to bowl keeping in mind the rain-soaked Visakhapatnam pitch for two days. Starc, justifying the decision of captain Steve Smith, returned Shubman Gill to the pavilion on the score of zero runs in the first over.