The last and decisive match of the 3 match ODI series was played between India and Australia at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, in which the Indian team won. India beat the Australian team by 7 wickets on the basis of Rohit Sharma's century to make this 3-match series 2-1. Apart from this was India's 200th win in ODI cricket. Rohit Sharma, who played a brilliant century in this match, was adjudged Player of the Match while Virat Kohli was adjudged Player of the Series.
In this decisive match, Australian captain Aaron Finch decided to bat first after winning the toss and batting 50 overs. Australia scored 286 at the loss of 9 wickets thanks to Steve Smith's century. In this way, India set a target of 287 runs for the match and series win. Mohammed Shami sent 4 batsmen from Australia to the pavilion.
The Indian team achieved the target of 287 runs by losing just 3 wickets in 47.3 overs. Rohit Sharma scored 119 runs for the host India, while captain Virat Kohli was dismissed for 89 runs. At the same time, Shreyas Iyer played a match-finishing innings of 44 runs. The Indian batsmen beat the chief pacers of the Australia team, Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc.
Chasing the target of 287 runs put by Australia, the Indian innings started with opener Rohit Sharma with KL Rahul as Shikhar Dhawan was injured. In such a situation, both scored 61 runs in the first 10 overs without losing wickets. However, in some overs the Australian spinner dominated and KL Rahul lbw out to Ashton Agar for 19 runs.
Rohit Sharma completed his 44th ODI half-century off 56 balls, which included 6 fours and 2 sixes. At the same time, he scored the 29th century of his ODI career in 110 balls. This was his 8th century in ODIs against Australia.