Sunday, June 16
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Australia triumphs over India in the 3rd T20 as Glenn Maxwell’s remarkable century propels them to a 5-wicket victory.

In the 3rd T20 clash between India and Australia (IND vs AUS), Australia emerged victorious by five wickets at Guwahati. This win narrowed the series margin to 2-1, keeping Australia alive in the five-match series.

In the 3rd T20 encounter between India and Australia (IND vs AUS), Glenn Maxwell’s explosive unbeaten century propelled Australia to a thrilling five-wicket triumph over India in Guwahati. This victory narrowed the series margin to 2-1, keeping Australia in contention in the five-match series.

Maxwell’s remarkable knock of 104 runs off 48 balls (8×4, 8×6) guided Australia past India’s challenging total of 222 for 3 on the last ball of the match. Skipper Matthew Wade played a crucial unbeaten inning of 28 runs off 16 balls.

Earlier, Ruturaj Gaikwad’s maiden international century, an unbeaten 123 off 57 balls, formed the cornerstone of India’s imposing total. Despite losing early wickets, including Yashasvi Jaiswal and Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav contributed 39 runs before Ruturaj Gaikwad accelerated the innings, reaching his first T20I century off 52 balls. Alongside Tilak Verma’s unbeaten 31, they forged a formidable 141-run partnership in just 67 balls.

India set a target of 223 runs for Australia, and despite the efforts of bowlers like Ravi Bishnoi, who took two wickets, Australia managed to secure victory. In the chase, Travis Head and Glenn Maxwell played pivotal roles, with Maxwell’s brutal hitting guiding Australia to victory.

The match showcased a high-scoring encounter with India reaching 222/3 in 20 overs, and Australia successfully chasing down the target, ending with a score of 223/5. The win by Australia in the 3rd T20 injected new life into the series, setting the stage for a compelling continuation.