India beat Australia by 7 wickets

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India beat Australia in the third and final ODI in Melbourne to take the series 2-1.

MS Dhoni’s 87 – his third consecutive half-century, and 61 from Kedar Jadhav lead the way as Australia’s 230 is chased down for a seven-wicket victory.

“What a run-chase. The Dhoni-Jadhav duo take #TeamIndia to a thumping 7-wicket victory,” BCCI tweeted.

MS Dhoni became player of the series for his brilliant performance in all the three matches and Yuzvendra Chahal, the player of match for his brilliant spell of 6/42.

“51 in Sydney 55* in Adelaide 87* in Melbourne @msdhoni is the Player of the Series!” ICC tweeted.

A career best from Chahal and another perfectly timed chase led by Dhoni handed India the ODI series with a seven wicket win at the Melbourne.

Australia: 230 all out – 48.4 overs.

India: 234 for 3 – 49.2 overs.