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Australia captain Steve Smith would have been delighted with his decision to bat first as Warner and Aaron Finch amassed a spectacular 231-run partnership, which is the highest stand in ODI history at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. (David) Warner and (Aaron) Finch were spectacular. Ajinkya Rahane (53, 66b, 6x4, 1x6) and Rohit Sharma (65, 55b, 1x4, 5x6) put the team on course with their 106-run opening stand. Rahane, Sharma and skipper Virat Kohli (21, 21b, 3x4) fell within a space of 31 runs thereafter, setting India back briefly.

Earlier today, Australia won the toss and made a decision to BAT first.

Both are very good runners individually between the wickets but when it comes to understanding between these two, it looks like it is the most important factor certainly doesn't exist between the two.

Rohit went on to score 65 off 55 deliveries, which included a boundary and five sixes, before a disgusting mix-up with captain Virat Kohli saw him get run out. Chahal, who has been India's go-to man to break partnerships, was hammered by Finch and Warner.

Earlier, the hosts had taken an unassailable 3-0 lead in the series.

When all of us had gotten out, when Hardik and Kedar were batting, we thought this was the ideal situation for them to understand how the game can be taken till the end.

Handscomb was cleaned up by Yadav after he scored 43 balls off 30 balls with three boundaries and one six.

Incidentally, Smith's dismissal was Yadav's 100th victim in ODIs.

A cracking cut towards the backward point in the fourth ball of the 31st over bowled by off-spinner Kedar Jadhav brought Warner's century in 103 deliveries. If India get away to another good start, it could be a long 50 overs in the field for the Aussies.

Kohli (21) got set before he played on off Nathan Coulter-Nile for the second time in the series as India were suddenly in a spot of bother at 147 for 3.

Among the three changes India made for the fourth ODI versus Australia was to rest in-form pacers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah and play Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami.

India had gained the number position after winning the third ODI and it was celebrated by the fans as India are also the number 1 Test team.