uvraj Singh and captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni produced scintillating knocks on a tricky track as India recovered from early jolts to spank Australia by six wickets in the third cricket one-dayer and take a 2-1 lead in the seven-match series here on Saturday.
After Australia posted a competitive 229 for five, largely built around Michael Hussey's unbeaten 81, Yuvraj (78) and Dhoni (71 not out) played their innings brilliantly to guide the team home with 10 balls to spare in a relatively low-scoring contest.
Both the batsmen started cautiously on a difficult Feroze Shah Kotla strip before unleashing a barrage of strokes in a record fourth wicket partnership, which took the game away from the hapless visitors.In Image: Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni celebrate after winning the third One-Day International.
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