Matthew Wade’s power-hitting steered Australia to 90 for five in a rain-hit match at the VCA Stadium in Nagpur. After match was reduced to eight-overs-per-side, India opted to bowl first. Aaron Finch had give the visitors a strong start, before Australia lost an array of wickets, courtest Axar Patel and Jasprit Bumrah. Australia seemed to be in trouble, but Wade’s 20-ball 43 took Australia to a strong total. Bumrah is back in the playing XI, and replaces Umesh Yadav. Rishabh Pant is also back as Bhuvneshwar Kumar sits out. Australia also make a couple of changes as Sean Abbott and Daniel Sams replace Nathan Ellis and Josh Inglis. The toss was earlier delayed due to a wet outfield. India look to level the series after losing the first match in Mohali.

India needs 91 to win in 8 overs

AUS 90/5 (8)