India beat Australia by nine wickets in the first match, taking 1-0 lead. Australia bundled out India for 118 before cantering to the big win.
Warner was thrilled to have levelled the series at 1-1, and said: “Feels great”.
Skipper Warner has hinted that his team needs to play the brand of cricket Australia are known for ahead of the must-win game in Guwahati. Warner went for a pull and failed to connect properly as Bumrah fired a shot ball angled across his body.
Behrendorff swung the ball at pace as he ran through India’s top order which he said was an fantastic feeling.
Kohli has scored 1852 runs at an average of 54.47 while he was not out for 13 times in 47 innings of 51 matches in global T20.
The main worry for the visitors, however, will be the form of all-rounder Glenn Maxwell, who has not had an impressive tour so far. Head gave his senior partner able company with an unbeaten 48 (34b, 5×4, 1×6) to help Australia overhaul the target easily.
Hardik Pandya hit a 23-ball 25 to take India across the 100-run mark, which had seemed tough at 70-7, but the batsman’s dismissal saw the innings fold on the last ball.
The left-armer became the first man to remove Virat Kohli for a duck in a T20 when he caught and bowled the India skipper off an nearly identical delivery.
Australia have won the toss and have lected to field first.
India captain Virat Kohli brought up the winning runs with his third boundary in his innings of 22 off 14 balls. Behrendorff trapped Rohit Sharma (8) lbw and then caught a return catch off Virat Kohli (0) as the duo fell in the space of three balls in the first over.
In his next over, Behrendorff scalped Pandey to rock India. They are yet to complete the T20 series and only one installment has been played out of three wherein India did come out with flying colours.
Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan returned to the team in Ranchi after opting out of the ODI series and showed glimpses of good touch with a couple of classy boundaries during the run chase.