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India out of World Cup, lost to Australia by 95 runs

Australia won by India by 95 runs
Photo Credits: BCCI
Cricket world cup 2015, India out of world cup final and Australia will play New Zealand on March 29 at MCG. Chasing 329 big total Indian batsmen could not capitalize on the good start provided by Shikhar Dhawan(45 from 40) and Rohit Sharma(34 from 48) who scored 76 runs for the first wicket. After Shikhar Dhawan departure India lost wickets at regular intervals and struggling with 108/4 in 23 overs. MS Dhoni(65 from 65) and Ajinkya Rahane(44 from 58 balls) added 70 runs for 5 wicket but required rate gone up and India needed 11 runs per over. At 178/4 Rahane caught to Haddin in Starc bowling, post that pressure build on Indian batsmen and India all out for 233 in 46.5 overs. James Faulkner took 3 wickets while Mitchell Johnson and Mitchell Starc took 2 wickets each besides 1 wicket from Josh Hazlewood, 2 Runs also registered at the end for Australia. Earlier, Aaron Finch(81 from 105) and Steven Smith(105 from 93 balls) laid foundation for Australia to go par 300 runs. Johnson scored quick 27 from 9 balls at the end. Umesh Yadav scalped 4 wickets in Indian bowling. Steve Smith was awarded with man of the match.

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