MS Dhoni, who was missed the 1st ball, hit an undefeated 87 and Kedar Jadhav was sixty-one not out in a one-twenty-one-run 4th wicket partnership as they won with 4 balls left in Melbourne.
Yuzvendra Chahal, who is a Leg-spinner, had 6-42 as India took all the wickets of Australia at 230.
After winning the Test series for the first time in Australia they now achieved the success in ODI series also.
However, many chances was wasted by Australia to take revenge of that lost in the extended form of the match.
Virat Kohli, the Captain of the team, who scored forty-six runs, was caught by Peter Handscomb at slip on ten, and Glenn Maxwell missed a simple opportunity at point to out Dhoni at 1st ball, but both should have been run out too earlier in their partnership.
Dhoni’s wicket was also taken in the second last over by Aaron Finch, the captain of Australia, with India requiring twenty-seven runs from last 3 overs, but Dhoni, who is the former India skipper doesn’t seem flustered as Jadhav and he saw the Indians home.
The middle-order batsman who is 37 years of age was became the player of the series as he scored 193 in the 3 matches – a confirmed improvement to his form last year, when he just scored 275 runs in twenty one day internationals.
Captain Virat Kohli took in positive the confidence boost for one of his elder players, who guide the team to the World T20 2007, World Cup 2011 and Champions Trophy 2013 but at times had been criticized for his not good performances in 2018.
“As a group we are extremely cheerful, however more than anything I might suspect he should be exceptionally satisfied that he is among the runs and feeling certain about his diversion once more, which is vital for a batsman,” said Kohli, who supplanted Dhoni as one-day captain in January 2017.
“Numerous things occur outwardly, individuals state a great deal of things, yet as an individual we realize nobody has been more dedicated to Indian cricket than MS Dhoni.
“I figure individuals should give him a chance to have his space since he has contributed such a great amount for the country.
“They should simply give him a chance to make sense of things all alone about his diversion and what he needs to do.
“He has been a standout amongst the most savvy cricketers; he isn’t somebody who doesn’t know about what should be finished.
“As a group, we are absolutely in a state of harmony and extremely upbeat about what he is doing – and we are for the most part exceptionally cheerful for him.”
The tourists had brilliantly utilized the slow-paced pitch in the innings of Australia and set the game very soon by giving pressure on the openers of Australia and limiting their target.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar kept on pressuring Finch, taking the wicket of Australian skipper thrice in the ODI series, earlier than also dismissing the Alex Carey to set the Australia 27-2.