India vs Australia: Aaron Finch, Justin Langer reward Aussie gamers for 'unbelievable' ODI sequence win

New Delhi: Skipper Aaron Finch and coach Justin Langer had been over the moon after Australia clinched back-to-back restricted overs away sequence in opposition to India in a month, terming the achievement as an “incredible one”.

Australia first beat India 2-Zero within the two-match T20 Series and have now pulled off a 3-2 sequence win after being 0-2 down.

Australia defeated India by 35 runs in fifth ODI to clinch the sequence 3-2. Twitter @ICC

This after shedding the Test and ODI sequence in their very own yard when India travelled their from late final 12 months to first a part of 2019.

“It’s unbelievable. The resilience and the fight that we showed was incredible. We’ve had our backs against the wall for a while now, but I’m really proud of the group for coming back,” Finch stated on the post-match presentation ceremony.

“It’s important to have a balanced side. We need a good balance of attack and defence. You need good batsmanship on these wickets against these really talented guys like Kuldeep, Chahal and Jaddu,” the skipper added.

He is joyful that they’ve been in a position to show their critics unsuitable with this efficiency.

“Like I said, people have written us off for quite a while now but the team that we have can win us the series, and they can win us the World Cup. It’s about believing in ourselves and sticking to our gameplan. It was a great series all round even though India beat us resoundingly in Nagpur,” stated Finch.

Coach Justin Langer stated: “All the credit to the players. We just make them prepare for the game but they have to go out there and perform in crunch situations. Incredibly proud of the boys. It is going to be tough to pick the World Cup squad. It has been an unbelievable tide since India arrived in Australia.”

Australia’s stand-out batsman Usman Khawaja had numerous enjoyable having scored two tons of and a 91 in his group’s victory.

“It’s a lot of fun scoring hundreds and even more fun winning games. Very good to come back from 0-2 down, and never easy to beat India at home. Very excited. I just played depending on the conditions.”

Pacer Pat Cummins attributed it to the consistency of the aspect.

“I felt I bowled well in the series in Australia and hopefully will continue this form through the World Cup. The spinners bowled well and the quicks were incredible as well. Playing consistent cricket is the key and it’s been a good series for us,” Cummins stated.


Published Date: March 14, 2019

| Updated Date: March 14, 2019


Updated Date: Mar 14, 2019 12:32:04 IST


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