India vs Australia 2nd ODI Live Score and Updates: In pursuit of 390-run target India lost both the openers after a descent start. Josh Hazelwood drew the first blood and removed Shikhar Dhawan on 30 (23) in the eighth over. Pat Cummins then removed Mayank Agarawal ( 28), reducing India to 60-2 in 8.3 overs. Earleir, Steve Smith struck his second successive hundred of the series for the home side as Australia scored a mammoth 389-runs total for India to chase in the second ODI. It happens to be Australia’s highest ODI total against India. Australia were off to a rollicking start after opting to bat first. Aaron Finch and David Warner both scored half centuries, stitching a 142-run stand for the opening wicket. While Smith top scored with 104 off 64 balls, Labuschagne (70) and Glenn Maxwell (63) also contributed with respective fifty-plus scores. India now need 390 runs to win so as to remain alive in the 3-match series. Aussie captain had won the toss and opted to bat first. Virat Kohli made no changes in his Playing XI. Australia were forced to make a change – injured Marcus Stoinis was replaced with Moises Henriques. India already trailing in the series 0-1 and desperately need to bounce back today in Sydney.
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IND – 214/3 after 33 overs, Drinks Break
The umpires have called for a drinks break. India have put 214 runs in 33 overs, they need 176 runs from 102 balls.