India vs Australia 2nd T20I at Bengaluru

India vs Australia,Virat Kohli,Bengaluru T20I

India vs Australia,Virat Kohli,Bengaluru T20I

India, meanwhile, will be looking to avenge their loss in the T20Is in the upcoming five-match ODI series, starting March 2. "I have always been someone who takes things as it comes", said Rahul after the second T20 worldwide.

In the last match, the dismissal of the 30-year-old Maxwell triggered Australia's batting collapse before the team were left needing to scored 14 in the last over for a tense three-wicket win on the final delivery. As expected, India had rested Rohit Sharma, and Shikhar Dhawan was back in the squad. MS Dhoni hits his 50th six in T20I and 350th six in global cricket during the innings.

Kohli: Pretty short series to summarize the performances. 190 is a good total on most grounds but if there is so much dew as there was tonight and when you have an innings like what Glenn Maxwell played, nothing much you can do.

Kohli conceded "Australia outplayed us in both games". We wanted to give everyone some game time, we've seen how they react under pressure, there is a series coming up and we'll try more things. Glenn Maxwell was truly sensational tonight but I thought Adam Zampa was the difference between the two sides. I mean, as a player, as a person, everyone has to go through hard times and it was my time to go through that and I like I said it gave me time to reflect on my game, on myself. We just needed to get it to about 11 or 12 an over for the last four overs, and back ourselves from there.

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Hopefully, I have got a batsman at the other end who can really cash in, especially in Tests. Talking about his batting, Pat Cummins said, "I am pretty happy batting down at 8 or 9".

"We've taken our fair share of knocks along the way but as long as we keep improving and peak at the right time that's all you can ask". That was the pleasing thing today, I didn't feel like I took too many ridiculous risks, I felt like I read the game really well and was able to hit the ball in areas where the fielders weren't. To come and perform as well as we have in these two T20s, it's a great start to this tour. I think it helps playing a big bulk of T20 in the domestic tournament back home and come here. Having confidence in my game also has helped a lot and it feels great to contribute to two special wins.

Entering the fray in the fifth over of Australia's T20I chase against India in Bengaluru on Wednesday night, Maxwell carved out a sublime unbeaten century to ease the visitors to their target with useful assistance from D'Arcy Short and Peter Handscomb. Pete Handscomb did a great job of getting off strike and being busy.

"Got to spend a lot of time with Rahul Dravid, working on my game and chatting about cricket".

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