Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja were the last hope for equalling match score, when these batsmen at the crease, the dismissals of these both batsman India lost the hope for winning the match. Skipper Virat Kohli and KL Rahul. Kohli and Rahul helped the Indian chase progress steadily, after being handed a target of 390 runs, but were eventually dismissed.
Mayank Agarwal, Shikhar Dhawan and Shreyas Iyer are the opposite batsmen who were dismissed for 28, 30 and 38 runs respectively. Australia set a complete of 389 runs for the loss of 4 wickets within the second ODI of the three-match series at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Steve Smith scored his 11th ODI century, making it two consecutive tons for the Australian batsman. David Warner, Glenn Maxwell, Marnus Labuschagne and Aaron Finch further chipped in with half-centuries. While Finch registered his 28th ODI half-century, Warner completed his 23rd ODI 50. Maxwell and Labuschagne further recorded their 21st and 3rd half-centuries within the 50-over format.
None of the Indian bowlers managed to form much of an impression , with Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah conceding 73 and 79 runs respectively. Ravindra Jadeja further dropped two catches, making it all the harder for the visitors. Team India need a win to remain alive within the series, after being defeated within the opening match held at an equivalent venue by a margin of 66 runs.