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India defeated Australia by 6 wickets in the fifth match of the 2023 World Cup. With this win, India made a great start in the tournament. The match was very exciting. The way India won this match, the heartbeat of the fans increased. Australia had set a target of 200 runs for India in the first innings. Ravindra Jadeja took four wickets for India. For India, Kuldeep Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah took 2 wickets each. It looked like this target was going to be very easy for India, but as the Indian innings started, it was hard to believe what happened.

Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan started the innings for India. It seemed that India would chase the target easily, but Mitchell Starc dismissed Ishan Kishan for a duck. After this Rohit Sharma returned to the pavilion. The limit was reached when after Rohit, Shreyas Iyer was also out on zero. It will be difficult for the Indian team to win here. However, KL Rahul and Virat Kohli kept the innings steady and put India in a commanding position.

KL Rahul was out after scoring one run.

Virat Kohli had scored 85 runs in this match. KL Rahul also played an inning of 97 runs. Both of them made a partnership of 165 runs for the second wicket. This partnership of both was a big blow for the entire Australian team. However, Virat missed his 48th century. Kohli had a chance to score his third century in the ODI World Cup, but he was out on the score of 85. After that came Hardik Pandya. In the end, KL Rahul gave India victory by hitting a six. India won this match in 41.2 overs.