India all-rounders Ravindra Jadeja and Hardik Pandya stitched together a thrilling 150-run partnership to help India beat Australia by 13 runs at the Manuka Oval in Canberra.

As it happened

The series may already have been clinched by the host but a fine performance from the Men in Blue on Wednesday ensured India enters the T20I series starting Friday high on confidence.

While Hardik missed out on a maiden ODI century by just eight runs, Jadeja gave him able company to score an unbeaten 66 off fifty deliveries.

Earlier, Australia made early inroads, removing Shikhar Dhawan and following that up with the dismissal of Shubman Gill in the 16th over before India could enter triple digits.

Shreyas Iyer’s struggles with the bat continued as he picked up Marnus Labuschagne at backward point when on 19. Captain Virat Kohli looked to be in fine touch again, picking up from where he left at…

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