India beat Australia by 8 runs in 2nd ODI

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India beat Australia by 8 runs in the second ODI to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series. Chasing a target of 251 Ausralia were all out for 242 in 49.3 overs.

Earlier, put into bat, India were all out for 250. With a brilliant 116, skipper Virat Kohli scored his 40th century in ODI. Vijay Shankar contributed 46.

Rohit Sharma and Mahender Singh Dhoni failed to open their account. Pat Cummins claimed 4 Indian wickets while A.Zumpa scalped 2. India lead the 5 match ODI series 2-0. The third ODI will be played in Ranchi on Friday.

Brief scores:
India: 250 all out in 48.2 overs (Virat Kohli 116; Pat Cummins 4/29).

Australia: 242 all out in 49.3 overs (Marcus Stoinis 52; Kuldeep Yadav 3/54). (AIR)