Australia defeated India by 51 runs in the second One Day International of the three-match series at the Sydney Cricket Ground this evening. After setting a target of 390 runs, Australia restricted India to 338 for nine in 50 overs. For India, Captain Virat Kohli was the highest scorer with 89 off 87 balls. With this win, the hosts have now taken a 2-0 unbeatable lead in the series.
Earlier, Australia posted 389 for 4 in the stipulated 50 overs after electing to bat. For the hosts, Steven Smith was the highest scorer with 104 off 64 balls.
In the opening game of the three-match series on Friday, Australia defeated India by 66 runs.
The 3rd ODI will be played on December 2 in Canberra.
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