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IND vs AUS World Cup 2023 Live Score: India are chasing 200 runs against Australia.© AFP

India vs Australia, ODI World Cup 2023, Live Updates: Virat Kohli and KL Rahul are solid in the crease after their respective half-centuries. The duo have kept three-down India in the driving seat in the chase of 200 runs against Australia in Chennai. Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood struck early to give some hope to Australia in the defence of 199 runs but Virat Kohli and KL Rahul brought India back in the game. Earlier, combined effort from the Indian bowlers helped the side bowl out Australia for 199 after the hosts opted to bat first. Ravindra Jadeja scalped three wickets while Kuldeep Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah picked two each. (Live Scorecard)

Here are the Live Updates of the ODI World Cup 2023 match between India and Australia:

October08202320:50 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: India steady!

India scoring rate is 4 runs per over and they exactly need that from here on. The Rohit Sharma-led side is 80 runs away from win. On the other hand, Australia need 7 wickets. This game is clearly more inclined towards India.

IND 120/3 (30)

October08202320:37 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: KL Kohli races to fifty!

KL Rahul now races to his half-century. It’s his 16th ODI fifty. India are strong favourites from here to win the game. The duo of Rahul and Virat Kohli has almost killed this game for Australia. They just need to give the finishing touch.

October08202320:31 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: Fifty for Virat Kohli!

Virat Kohli gets to his half-century in 75 balls. It’s his 67th fifty in the ODI format. The 100 is up for India and they need just another hundred to start their World Cup campaign with a win.

IND 100/3 (26)

October08202320:18 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: Ineffective Zampa!

Adam Zampa has bowled three overs so far and has conceded 23 runs in it. He has failed to make an impact with his bowling in this game so far. Australia need Zampa to click otherwise this is going to be a cakewalk for India, nothing more than that.

IND 90/3 (23)

October08202320:09 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: Solid Kohli-Rahul!

Virat Kohli and KL Rahul have added 80 runs for the fourth wicket so far in 114 balls. This partnership has kept India in the driving seat. India need 118 more to win from here off the remaining 29 overs.

IND 82/3 (21)

October08202319:55 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: Expensive over!

A 13-run over from Adam Zampa as KL Rahul hit three fours in it. He hit two identical fours through the slip region before slamming one at the end the of the over through the covers.

IND 69/3 (18)

October08202319:53 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: FOUR!

A good shot from KL Rahul off the backfoot. It was a good length delivery. Rahul went on the backfoot and cut the ball away for a four past the short third man region.

IND 61/3 (17.3)

October08202319:45 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: 50 up for India!

India crossed the 50-run mark on the first ball of the over when KL Rahul took a couple. Australia need a wicket to stay alive in the game and here comes Mitchell Starc for his second spell.

IND 52/3 (16)

October08202319:38 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: Class!!!

Two back-to-back flick shots from Virat Kohli for fours. He is so good with his wrists is Kohli that the bowlers hardly have anything with the leg side fielders inside the circle. Both were fuller deliveries from Cameron Green and Kohli flicked both of them between the mid-wicket and mid-on fielder for boundaries.

IND 49/3 (15)

October08202319:31 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: India in control!

Five runs in the last two overs. This is a slow but steady going for India. The duo of Virat Kohli and KL Rahul have added 36 runs for the fourth wicket so far in 66 balls. India have the cushion to go slow as they need to score only 200 runs in 50 overs.

IND 38/3 (13)

October08202319:21 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: FOUR!

Wow! That is some shot from KL Rahul. It was nothing more than a front-foot defence but Rahul played it so well in the gap that the ball ran to the fence towards deep point for a four.

IND 32/3 (10.4)

October08202319:15 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: Spin introduced!

A good start for Australia with the balll. They now go with a bowling change as Glenn Maxwell introduces spin in the innings.

IND 26/3 (9)

October08202319:11 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: Kohli’s catch dropped!

Australia had a golden opportunity there to get the wicket of Virat Kohli but Mitchell Marsh dropped the catch to see the India batter survive. Kohli had edged on the pull and the ball went towards the leg side where Marsh was running with wicketkeeper Alex Carey also reaching him. That certainly impacted Marsh, who failed to hold on to the catch.  

IND 20/3 (7.3)

October08202318:59 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: FOUR!

A picture-perfect straight drive from Virat Kohli for a four. He was smart enough to anticipate that it was going to be a fuller delivery and get the boundary as a reward. Kohli walked outside his crease and then drove the ball past the mid-off fielder for a four.

IND 16/3 (5.5)

October08202318:51 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: FOUR!

A superb cover drive from KL Rahul for a four. It was played so well by the batter that it made a crunching sound when the ball left the bat. The best thing about the shot was that Rahul played it really close to his body.

IND 10/3 (4)

October08202318:43 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: WICKET!

Another wicket for Josh Hazlewood and Indian batters are letting the side down. It was bowled well outside off stump from Hazlewood but Shryeas Iyer threw his bat to it. He hit the ball straight into the hands of David Warner at cover. 

IND 2/3 (2)

October08202318:40 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: OUT!

Another wicket for Australia and they are back in the game. This was bowled fuller from Josh Hazlewood.

IND 2/2 (1.3)

October08202318:35 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: WICKET!

Poor batting from Ishan Kishan and he loses his wicket on the very first ball he faced in the match. It was a fuller ball bowled way outside off from Mitchell Starc and Kishan fell prey to it. The southpaw threw his bat to it and got an outside edge to slip.

October08202318:29 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: India’s chase underway!

Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan have started India’s 200-run chase against Australia.

October08202318:23 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: Do Australia have posted fighting total?

A target of 200 might seem less, but this has been a tricky wicket so far. India need to start their chase in a solid manner to avoid any hiccups. On the other hand, Australia would look to get some quick wickets at the start to get back in the game.

October08202317:59 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: WICKET! Australia all out for 199!

AUS 199 (49.3)

October08202317:53 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: OUT!

Hardik Pandya has dismissed Adam Zampa. The batter hit the ball into the hands of mid-off fielder Virat Kohli. India are only one wicket away from bundling out Australia.

AUS 189/9 (48.2)

October08202317:43 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: Bumrah’s impressive show!

Jasprit Bumrah ends his quota of 10 overs with figures of 2 for 35. Australia are looking good to get past the 200-run mark. They should get there at least to give India some fight in this game.

AUS 183/8 (47)

October08202317:39 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: SIX!

Mitchell Starc gets one in the slot and pulls the ball over square leg fence for an 82-metre six, Some boost for Australia to reach 200.

AUS 181/8 (46.2)

October08202317:31 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: Close chance!

Ravindra Jadeja nearly dismissed Adam Zampa. The Australian batter got an outside edge on the ball of Jadeja. The ball first hit KL Rahul’s right leg before it popped in front of Rohit Sharma, who failed to hold on to the catch. 

AUS 168/8 (43.5)

October08202317:23 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: OUT!

Pat Cummins’ cameo comes to an end! He has been dismissed by Jasprit Bumrah. Cummis hit it towards long-on but Shreyas Iyer there took a good catch diving forward.

AUS 165/8 (42.2)

October08202317:18 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: India in control!

Jasprit Bumrah bowls an economical over of four runs. Australia should look to get past 200 as anything below that can’t be considered as a fighting total, however, the surface is!

AUS 160/7 (41)

October08202317:14 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: Lucky Cummins!

Pat Cummins hit a six to Kuldeep Yadav in the over but he was lucky as well. Twice in the over, Cummins got an outside edge but the ball missed the fielders on both of the occasions.

AUS 156/7 (40)

October08202317:01 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: WICKET!

Ravichandran Ashwin joins the party! A perfect execution of the plan and Cameron Green has fallen victim to it. It was a short ball outside off stump and Green hit it right into the hands of Hardik Pandya at backward point.

AUS 140/7 (36.2)

October08202316:56 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: OUT!

Kuldeep Yadav bowls Glenn Maxwell. The Australian all-rounder failed to read the length of the ball and lost his wicket in the procress.

AUS 140/6 (35.5)

October08202316:42 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: Australia eye recovery!

Cameron Green and Glenn Maxwell are at the crease currently. Australia need a strong partnership from the duo to post a fighting total against India here. What is even bigger issue for Australia is their scoring rate which has gone to less than 4.

AUS 131/5 (33)

October08202316:28 (IST)

IND vs AUS Live Score: WICKET Again!

This is terrific stuff from Ravindra Jadeja. He has got the wicket of Alex Carey and Australia are on the mat now. Carey is dismissed as LBW. That is the fifth wicket that Australia have lost in this game.

And now the wicket of Alex Carey who is out L.B.W

Ravindra Jadeja gets his third wicket #CWC23 | #INDvAUS | #TeamIndia | #MeninBlue

— BCCI (@BCCI) October 8, 2023

October08202316:21 (IST)

IND vs AUS Live Score: Another WICKET!

Ravindra Jadeja has dismissed Marnus Labuschagne.

October08202316:12 (IST)

IND vs AUS Live Score: WICKET!

What a ball it is! Ravindra Jadeja has cleaned up Steve Smith with a peach of a delivery. It was going towards Smith before it pitched and spun outside to take off the off stump. Smith falls for 46 runs off 71 balls.

AUS 110/3 (27.1)

October08202315:57 (IST)

IND vs AUS Live Score: Australia get past 100!

Four runs in the over of Mohammed Siraj and Australia went past 100 runs. Steven Smith is nearing his half-century. He and Marnus Labuschagne have added 28 runs for the third wicket so far.

AUS 102/2 (25)

October08202315:42 (IST)

IND vs AUS Live Score: Smith nears 50

Steve Smith is currently batting at 39 and inching closer towards his half-century. It will be his 31st ODI half-century. On the other hand, Marnus Labuschagne is also giving a good support to Smith. 

AUS 89/2 (22 overs)

October08202315:36 (IST)

IND vs AUS Live Score: FOUR

FOUR!!! Marnus Labuschagne smashes a good boundary off Ravindra Jadeja’s delivery. Labuschagne smartly places a shot towards the short fine leg as the ball dodges Ravichandran Ashwin’s dive and races for a four. 

AUS 83/2 (19.3 overs)

October08202315:33 (IST)

India vs Australia Live: Good over from Kuldeep

Kuldeep Yadav has been really impressive with the ball so far. After scalping a wicket, he bowls an economical over and controls the flow of runs. He concedes only one run in his previous over. 

AUS 77/2 (19 overs)

October08202315:29 (IST)

IND vs AUS Live Score: 2 runs off the over

Ravichandran Ashwin bowls an excellent over and controls the flow of runs. In his previous over, he concedes only two runs as Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschagne aim to get some quick boundaries. 

AUS 76/2 (18 overs)

October08202315:22 (IST)

IND vs AUS Live Score: OUT

OUT!!! Kuldeep Yadav has provided Team India with a massive breakthrough as he removes David Warner for 41. Warner tries to hit a boundary but the shot ends up going into the hands of Kuldeep at the non-striker’s end. 

AUS 74/2 (16.3 overs)

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