Aaron Finch was dismissed for a healthy 43 by fast bowler Hardik Pandya (above) © AFP (File Photo)
Aaron Finch was dismissed for a healthy 43 by fast bowler Hardik Pandya (above) © AFP (File Photo)

Australian opener Aaron Finch was dismissed for a healthy 43 by fast bowler Hardik Pandya, after being caught by Shikhar Dhawan at deep mid-wicket, against India in the Super 10 Group 2, Match 31 of the ongoing ICC World T20 2016 at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium in Mohali on Sunday. It was a short one form Pandya, as Finch steps out a little and pulls it towards mid-wicket, aiming for a six, but not enough power on the shot, as it travels to Dhawan, paroling the area. Currently, Australia are 100 for the loss of four wickets in 13 overs, with Glenn Maxwell on 16 and Shane Watson coming in. LIVE CRICKET SCORECARD: India vs Australia, Super 10 Group 2, Match 31 at Mohali

India and Australia face-off in the virtual quarter-final at Mohali on Sunday. The winner will become the second and final team to enter the semi-final round of T20 World Cup 2016 from Group 2, which has witnessed an intense battle among almost all teams playing way below their standards. Both India and Australia head into this clash at the PCA Stadium in Mohali with impressive wins in their previous matches, and the game on Sunday evening promises to be among the fiercely-contested ones so far in the tournament. LIVE CRICKET UPDATES: India vs Australia, Super 10 Group 2, Match 31 at Mohali

If India were outfoxed by New Zealand with spin in the first game, the Australians registered a narrow win over Bangladesh and thrashed an ailing Pakistani side to keep their hopes alive. Both India and Australia have been erratic so far in the tournament. Indian openers have not got enough runs to inspire confidence, and their fielding was substandard against Bangladesh. There were costly reprieves, and India would know that in this business end of the tournament, there is absolutely no room for error.