Indian captain Virat Kohli won the toss in the third and final T20 International match of the series against Australia on Tuesday and decided to field first. There was also no change in Team India’s Playing-XI for this match at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Virat also explained why he decided to bowl first after winning the toss in this match. He said, ‘We want to bowl. There are small boundaries and we played well in the last match. We also wanted to become more professional for the bowling line-up and test ourselves. This is a very good year for us in T20 cricket.
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He further said, ‘If we keep ahead of the opposition team, it is very good. As a team we want to make sure that we keep achieving those results and win the game of cricket.
India- Lokesh Rahul (wk), Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (c), Sanju Samson, Hardik Pandya, Shreyas Iyer, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, T Natarajan and Yuzvendra Chahal
Australia- Aaron Finch (c), Matthew Wade (wk), Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Darcy Short, Moises Henriques, Daniel Symes, Sean Abbott, Mitchell Swepson, Andrew Tye and Adam Jampa
India won 3 consecutive matches
After losing the first two ODIs, India achieved a rhythm by winning the third ODI in Canberra. He then won both consecutive matches in the T20 series. The Indian team has won 10 T20 matches in a row. India also won the second T20 by six wickets on Sunday in the absence of all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja.
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