Australian skipper Steve Smith has won the toss as Australia chose to bat in the fourth ODI against Virat Kohli-led India here at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Thursday.
Opener David Warner hit a sparkling century in his 100th one-day worldwide to help Australia down India by 21 runs and pull off a consolation win on Thursday.
After losing three consecutive matches to India, Australia finally managed to end the drought and scored a win in fourth one-day match defeating India by 21 runs.
Both the openers Aaron Finch and David Warner had ripped the Indian bowlers and Warner turned it to a brilliant ton. India vs Australia 4th ODI match at Bengaluru is scheduled to start at 1:30 PM IST, if we have no rain delays. Beating the opponents with a good score and run rate, men in blue enhanced India's position in the ODI rankings to first place. But as the game got underway it looked all good as sun was shining in the first half of the day and for 90 percent of the Indian innings. Lauding the 23-year-old's technique and ability to bat according to the situation, he went on to hint about the experiment continuing in the future as well.
A quickfire 43 by Peter Handscomb allowed Australia to pose a stiff challenge to India, which turned into a first win in 14 ODIs on foreign soil. Three balls later, Manish Pandey was bowled on 33 by Pat Cummins.
Pacer Kane Richardson played a crucial role for the Australians, picking up the key wickets of Rahane, Jadhav and the risky Mahendra Singh Dhoni. David Warner was awarded Man of the Match for his stunning 124.
Rohit went on to score 65 off 55 deliveries, which included a boundary and five sixes, before a disgusting mix-up with captain Virat Kohli saw him get run out.
And when Coulter-Nile bowled Kohli off an inside edge two overs later, the third time he's dismissed him in four matches, Australia were on top.
Smith was all praise for his vice-captain Warner, who hammered 12 fours and four sixes.
Finch, a century-maker in the previous match at Indore, missed the chance of another, offering a simple catch to Pandya at mid-on off paceman Umesh Yadav five balls later.
Gavaskar, on Tuesday, had made an interesting prediction when he said that Kohli would go down as one of India's greatest cricket captains.