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Just a series decider? Not quite

DNMUM433335 | 3/13/2019 | Author : Chander Shekhar Luthra | WC :621

While fifth ODI will hand bragging rights to Indians or Aussies, for the hosts it’s last chance to fine tune plans for this year’s World Cup
Australia in India Fifth ODI

At the start of the five-match One-day International rubber against Australia, it was hard to believe that the last game at Ferozeshah Kotla on Wednesday would be the series decider. It was more so after India were 2-0 ahead going into last three matches.
Credit should go to Australia, who were hard pressed after home defeat to India, for showing tremendous fighting spirit to chase down an impossible looking total to level the series in Mohali on Sunday. Not to forget that all this has been achieved without Steve Smith and David Warner.
Going into the deciding ODI, the visitors are looking more confident under the new-found heroes like Peter Handscomb and Ashton Turner.
On the other hand, India have been busy experimentin
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