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Bengaluru ODI: Rohit ton, Kohli 89 lead India to 7-wicket win

A century from Rohit Sharma and a masterful 89 from captain Virat Kohli took them to a 7-wicket win over Australia in the third and final ODI between the two sides that was played at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Sunday.

Rohit scored 119 while Kohli was dismissed 11 runs away from his 44th ton as India chased down 287 with 15 balls to spare. Earlier, Steve Smith led an underwhelming effort from the Australians with the bat with his ninth ODI ton as they finished their innings on 286/9.

KL Rahul opened the Indian innings with Rohit in the absence of Shikhar Dhawan, who hurt his shoulder in the fifth over of the Australian innings. The pair saw out the first 10 overs but Rahul could not survive for long after that. Australia had appealed for an LBW off Ashton Agar in 13th over which was turned out but skipper Aaron Finch went for a review. Replays showed that the ball had pitched in line to the stumps and Rahul had to walk on 19 off 27 balls.

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