Earlier, winning the toss, Australia came out to bat first and had a good start. Jadhav, who ended up bowling a full quota of 10 overs, trapped Smith leg-before in the 20th over after the Aussie went for a high-risk sweep shot and totally missed the ball.
Aaron Finch's return has given a facelift where the Australia's batting and through knocks of 124 and 94 the Victorian have something from the David Warner from his pre-Ashes slumber. Australia lost back to back wickets of Travis Head and Marcus Stoinis which put brakes on their innings.
In the bowling department, Axar Patel has moved up to the 8th spot after impressing in the last ODI against Australia, Jasprit Bumrah is the only Indian other than him to feature in the top 10 list.
At the end of 25th over, India has reached 135 at the loss of Rahene (61)'s wicket.
In post-match press conferences, visiting captains have repeatedly bemoaned the inability to play spin.
Rohit, after hitting 11 fours and 5 sixes, was dismissed at 125, followed by Kohli (39), in a short span of time. The opener finds Manish Pandey at long on, who takes an easy catch. Curator Pravin Hingnikar believes the pitch is the ideal for the Sunday's clash match of the India vs Australia.
Legpsinner Adam Zampa (2-59 off eight over) copped the most severe punishment before claiming the wickets of Sharma and Virat Kohli when the result was all but decided. Shows the quality of the side, regardless of the opposition. Disappointing performance, and there's a few things for us to look at. We have glimpses of it and we play well in periods and then we just get ourselves in trouble. We are losing wickets very consistently and that's not good enough. You have that experience, but you are not getting the score you like. He is one of the six players who reached 4000 runs as an opener in this format in less than 100 innings.
In Kolkata, India were in control at 185/3 in 35 overs with and Kohli and Jadhav scoring easily, 300 was on the cards. We ticked all boxes. We have been put under pressure, and we have come back four times to win four games. The management plays a big part in motivating the players.
"Bhuvi and Bumrah have been outstanding for us". And those two wrist-spinners in the middle overs, and all the batsmen.