World No 1 India defeated Australia by 6 wickets in the third and deciding T20I in Hyderabad. Virat Kohli scored 63 while Suryakumar Yadav hit 69 as India chased down a 187-run target on the penultimate ball of the game. India was tottering at 30 for 2 at one stage but the Kohli-Suryakumar duo added 104 runs for the third wicket to keep the side in the hunt. After the wicket of Suryakumar, Kohli took the charge but he also fell in the last over before Hardik Pandya could give the finishing touch. India needed four runs to win off the final two balls when Hardik hit a boundary to cap off the game.
Earlier, Tim David played a 54-run knock and Cameron Green smashed a 21-ball 52 as Australia posted 186 for 7 in 20 overs. Lanky Axar Patel once again starred with the ball picking 3 for 33 in his four overs.