Desiring 231 to win, India misplaced openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan early.
The Indian skipper then stitched up a 54-run partnership with Dhoni to put a forged basis for India’s run chase.
Jhye Richardson then removed Kohli (46) however Dhoni, the finisher, was once nonetheless there to do what he does easiest.
Dhoni was once well-supported via Kedar Jadhav who remained unbeaten on 61 off 57 balls as India chased down the objective in 49.2 overs.
Previous, Virat Kohli opted to bowl after successful the toss within the series-decider and India bundled out Australia for 230 runs in 48.four overs.
Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal recorded the most productive figures via any bowler in ODI cricket in Australia to limit the hosts to a modest general of 230 within the sequence decider.
Chahal, enjoying his first fit of the sequence, shocked Australia together with his six for 42 to set India 231 to win the fit and the sequence.
Chahal now stocks the document with Ajit Agarkar, who claimed the similar figures in opposition to Australia on the Melbourne Cricket Flooring in 2004.
So far as Australia are involved, it was once an underwhelming batting efficiency.
Handiest Peter Handscomb confirmed some resilience together with his 58 off 63 balls ahead of he turned into one in all Chahal’s sufferers.
The house crew controlled simply 17 limitations ahead of they have been bowled out with 8 balls to spare.
Australia’s openers once more did not get a get started and Alex Carey was once out within the 3rd over when he were given a nick off Bhuvneshwar Kumar and was once taken via Virat Kohli at 2d slip for 5.
His spouse Aaron Finch adopted six overs later once more to Kumar trapped leg ahead of wicket for 14.
Shaun Marsh and Usman Khawaja steadied the innings ahead of Adelaide centurion Marsh was once well stumped via MS Dhoni off a large down the leg-side from Chahal for 39.
Khawaja adopted 3 balls later when he were given a thick forefront and introduced Chahal a go back catch for 34.
Marcus Stoinis lasted 20 balls ahead of he turned into Chahal’s 3rd sufferer, stuck at slip via Rohit Sharma for 10, leaving Australia rocking at 123 for 5 within the 30th over.
Glenn Maxwell hit a breezy 26 off 19 balls ahead of Mohammed Shami enticed him to drag with a short-pitched supply to Kumar sprinting in from the deep to take a diving catch.
Jhye Richardson performed in opposition to the spin and chipped the ball to quick midwicket the place Kedar Jadhav took the risk for 16 giving Chahal his fourth wicket.
Handscomb was once trapped plumb in entrance of his stumps via Chahal within the 46th over and Australia’s innings rattled to a snappy shut.
Adam Zampa charged down the wicket to Chahal and holed out to Vijay Shankar at long-on for 8 and Billy Stanlake was once bowled via Shami for a duck.
(With AFP inputs)