Australia’s stand-in captain Matthew Wade tried a fast stumping within the second T20I in opposition to India in Sydney, to get the higher of Shikhar Dhawan. Nonetheless, the Indian opener was fast sufficient to land his foot and deny the dismissal. Later, when the replay confirmed that Dhawan was protected, Wade humorously spoke that he wasn’t quick like former Indian captain MS Dhoni.
The incident occurred through the ninth over of India’s chase. Mitchell Swepson bowled a shorter supply, exterior off and Dhawan tried to chop however missed. Wade made no mistake in accumulating the ball, waited for Dhawan to lift his foot and rapidly dislodged the bails.
The square-leg umpire went to the third umpire to verify on the attainable dismissal. The TV replay shattered the hopes of the Aussies as Dhawan turned out to faster than Wade. As Dhawan was on the point of face the final ball of the over, Wad was heard saying, “Not fast sufficient, I’m not Dhoni,” on the stump mic.
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Dhawan survived that stumping try after which went on to attain his eleventh T20I half-century. His scintillating 36-ball 52 set the tone for India to chase down the mammoth 195-run goal.
With 25 required off the ultimate 12 balls, Pandya introduced the equation right down to 14 within the final over. He slammed a few boundaries within the penultimate over to ease off the stress a bit. The all-rounder then belted two enormous sixes to seal the match in India’s favour. He additionally claimed the participant of the match honours as he remained unconquered on 42 off 22 balls.
Earlier, Wade led from the entrance with a blistering half century and powered Australia to a powerful complete after a reasonably commanding efficiency with the bat. He collected 13 runs off the primary over, pulling, driving and paddle sweeping Deepak Chahar for 3 fours.