With the series evenly poised at 2-2, an edge-of-the seat decider was surely on the cards. On Saturday, Indian spectators were in for a Diwali treat. The Men in Blue thumped Australia by 57 runs to win the 7th ODI at Bangalore on their way to a deserving series victory.
In a bid to revive the drab 50-over game, the ICC announced a set of new ODI rules that came into effect exactly a year ago. While batsmen have benefited the most from it, bowlers have had their strength undermined, something that has been especially visible in the recent India vs Australia ODI series.