Cricket

Australia set India 331 for victory

2016-01-23 09:58
David Warner (AP)

Sydney — David Warner and Mitchell Marsh scored centuries as Australia increased their chances of a completing a 5-0 series sweep against India by posting a challenging 330/7 on Saturday in the fifth limited-overs international.

Warner struck 122 off 113 deliveries with three sixes and nine fours and Mitchell Marsh plundered 102 not out from 84 with two sixes and nine fours after India won the toss and bowled.

The pair added 118 runs for the fifth wicket after Australia were 117/4 in the 22nd over.

Warner kept the runs flowing against both pace bowlers and spinners during his fifth ODI century, then Mitchell Marsh took charge with his maiden hundred to inflate the total by adding 85 for the sixth wicket with Matthew Wade (36).

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