“We’ve got a bit of homework to do on our bowling,” Rixon said.

“First things first, you make sure you’re proactive about getting it solved.

“We’ll be reviewing the onslaught and talking about it individually – to the players (and) the bowlers in particular.

“We’re just going to pull it apart that way.”

The loss, which makes leaves the seven-match series poised at 1-1, is no reason to panic though.

“We’re not going to be reactive to it because I think, in a game like that, it’s a one-off.

“I’ve seen a lot of cricket and you don’t see that happen very often.

“It is something you’ve got to be able to control.”

India were set an epic 360 runs to win following another strong showing from captain George Bailey (92no) and Phil Hughes (83). 

But rather than put the game away, the Australians could but watch on as India reached the target with nine wickets and 39 balls remaining. 

Rohit Sharma scored 141no and Virat Kohli smacked a record-paced 100no – by comparison Shikhar Dhawan’s 95 was a failure!

Bailey threw the kitchen sink at the Indians on a flat track but could only put his hands up at the end. 

“Some times you just have to take your hat off and say India batted beautifully,” the captain said. 

“The full ones were going over our heads, and the short ones were going over the side fence.

“I don’t think it mattered where they (bowled).”

Australia play India again on Saturday in seam-friendly Mohali, where Nathan Coulter-Nile has been pegged as a possible starter.

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