All who said this was a jaded Australian team in India had to bite their words on Wednesday. Such was the dominance of the visitors in the second ODI in Jaipur, that their top five batsmen each scored a half-century - a first-ever in the history of ODI cricket!
Having won the first match comprehensively, the Aussies chose to bat first on a track that appeared to have a green tinge. And they fired from the word go. (Live Blog)
Openers Aaron Finch and Phil Hughes kept the Indian bowlers at bay with an excellent array of strokeplay, several crashing into the advertisement hoardings. While Finch scored his 50 off 52 deliveries, Hughes managed his off 68 deliveries before adding another 33. (Scorecard)