Australia v India: Steve Smith scores another century as hosts win series

Steve Smith
Steve Smith made it back-to-back centuries as Australia claimed a series win over India
Australia 389-4 (50 overs): Smith 104, Warner 83
India 338-9 (50 overs): Kohli 89, Rahul 76; Cummins 3-67
Australia won by 51 runs; lead series 2-0

Steve Smith scored his second century in as many games as Australia beat India by 51 runs in the second one-day international to win the series.

The hosts posted a huge total of 389-4 off 50 overs, as Smith backed up his 105 in the first match with 104 off 64 balls in Sydney.

India showed some fight as captain Virat Kohli top-scored with 89, but they fell short on 338-9.

The third and final ODI takes place in Canberra on Wednesday.

Australia got off to a positive start on Sunday as David Warner and captain Aaron Finch shared 142 for the first wicket, before the latter was dismissed for 60.

That brought in Smith, who hit 14 fours and two sixes on his way…

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