Live Cricket Score: Australia chase 141 against India in ICC World T20 Super Eights clash

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By CricketCountry Staff

Colombo: Sep 28, 2012

Australian pace attack led by Shane Watson and Pat Cummins restricted India to a modest total of 140 runs in their Super Eights clash of World T20 at R Premadasa Stadium at Colombo on Friday.

Earlier, opting to bat first, India lost opener Gautam Gambhir early for 17 runs as the opener was run out in the third over. India lost Virat Kohli – its second wicket – in the eighth over against Australia in the Super Eights clash at Colombo on Friday.

Kohli was dismissed by pacer Pat Cummins as he attempted a pull stroke, conceding a catch to Daniel Christian. He scored 15 runs.

Shane Watson dealt two crucial blows for India in 11th over removing Yuvraj Singh and Irfan Pathan.

Rohit Sharma too was dismissed cheaply by Mitchell Starc for one run.

Watson was the pick of the Australian bowlers, pickin three wickets conceding 34 runs.

Brief Scores: India 140 for 7 in 20 overs (Irfan Pathan 31, Suresh Raina 26, Gautam Gambhir 17; Shane Watson 3 for 34, Pat Cummins 2 for 16) vs Australia

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