Australia captain George Bailey thinks the seven-match One-Day International (ODI) series against India, which they lost by a margin of 3-2, has been extraordinary.

Rohit Sharma re-wrote the record books and also authored personal bests en route to a magnificent 209 (158b, 12×4, 16×6) that carried India to a dramatic 57-run win against a fighting Australia and also helped them clinch the seven-match ODI series 3-2, IANS reported.

In a match of twists and turns, India, asked to bat first, notched up 383 for six with 101 runs coming in the last five overs during the rollicking 167-run partnership for the fifth wicket between Sharma and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni (62, 38b, 7×4, 2×6).

In reply, the Australians, reeling at 211 for eight in the 31st over, waged a magnificent fightback with James Faulkner scoring 116 (73b, 11×4, 6×6) and taking the visitors agonizingly close to a dream win with a 115-run stand for the ninth wicket with Clint McKay (18) before both departed within a delivery of each other as they were all out for 326 in the 46th over.