Captain George Bailey scored 98 and Glenn Maxwell hit 92 to help Australia to 295-8 off its allotted 50 overs. It was Bailey’s third half-century of the series.
India was 27-0 in reply when rain led the umpires to take the players from the field. The game was officially called off two-and-a-half hours later, at around 8.45 p.m., after the umpires said the ground was too waterlogged to continue.
The seven-match series continues at Cuttack on Oct. 26.
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