2nd India vs Australia Adelaide: Former India captain MS Dhoni hit a match-winning 55 off 54 balls and remained unbeaten to take India over the line and keep the three-match series alive. India beat Australia by six wickets at Adelaide as India captain Virat Kohli led the 299 chase with his 39th ODI century. After which it was MS Dhoni and a Dinesh Karthik dash that meant India chase down the score with four balls to spare.
The 37-year-old Dhoni felt tired during his innings and took a quick break to recuperate as he was tiring and he knew he had to take a break. A leading Australian media house spotted this and posted a picture captioned, “MS Dhoni can’t even stand right now.”
This did not go down with fans who returned the favour by reminding them that he hit the winning six to India the match.
Run-machine Kohli could not take his team to the finishing line this time but Dhoni (55 off 54) and Dinesh Karthik (25 off 14) rose to the occasion with an unbeaten 57-run stand off 34 balls, taking India home with four balls to spare.