Team India clinch 2nd ODI against Australia in last over thriller

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The Indian cricket team won the second One Day International against Australia at the Adelaide cricket ground with a thrilling finish by Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the last over of the match. With India defeating Australia by 6 wickets in the second ODI, the series is now level at 1-1.

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Chasing a target of 299, India needed just 7 runs in the over with six wickets in hand. Not only did Dhoni complete his half century with a magnificent six off J Behrendorff, but he also made sure that India won the match with four balls to spare.

For India, skipper Virat Kohli was the pick of the batsman as he scored his 39th ODI century before he was out at 104. Dhoni remained not out at 55. When Kohli lost his wicket, India were 242/4, still short of 57 runs in 6.4 overs.

Batrting first, Australia had scored 298 for the loss of six wickets. With his knock of 131, Shaun Marsh was trhe top scorer for the hosts. Mohammed Siraj was making his international debut for India, but he failed to create a magic with his bowling. In his quota of 10 overs, he conceded 76 runs. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammaed Shami took four and three wickets each.

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