India vs Australia, 1st ODI Highlights: Australia Thump India By 66 Runs In Series Opener, Take 1-0 Lead

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Ind vs Aus, 1st ODI At Sydney: For India, Hardik Pandya (90 off 76 balls) and Shikhar Dhawan (74 off 86 balls) batted well together as they staged a fightback with a century stand and helped their team recover after losing KL Rahul (12), Virat Kohli (21) and Shreyas Iyer (2) in quick successions.

Sanjhi Soch Beauro –Australia cricket team star bowlers Josh Hazlewood (3/47) and Adam Zampa (4/54) ensured that the Indian cricket team’s key batsmen don’t fire and accelerate their innings after getting set as Aaron Finch-led Australia clinched the series opener against Indian by 66 runs on Friday, being played at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). It was an amazing all-around cricketing performance by the Aussies as before restricting the visitors to 308/8 in 50 overs, Aaron Finch (114) and Steve Smith (105), backed by quick-fire knocks from David Warner and Glen Maxwell, helped the hosts set a herculean 375-run target.

For India, Hardik Pandya (90 off 76 balls) and Shikhar Dhawan (74 off 86 balls) batted well together as they staged a fightback with a century stand and helped their team recover after losing KL Rahul (12), Virat Kohli (21) and Shreyas Iyer (2) in quick successions. Just when it seemed that the duo’s power-packed cameo would help India get a historic win, Aussie bowlers removed both Hardik and Dhawan in quick successions.

 

 

In the end, 125 runs were required in the last 10 overs with all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja (25 off 37 balls) on the crease as India’s last recognized batsman. Zampa cleaned up Jadeja for 25 to get his 4th wicket. This wicket was now the match for Aussies and they won the 1st ODI by xx runs.Earlier, Australian skipper Aaron Finch won the toss and elected to bat first against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Batting first, Australia scored 374 runs at the loss of 6 wickets in 50 overs.In this match against India, skipper Aaron Finch (114) and Steve Smith (105) scored centuries. The Australian batters scored fiercely against Team India’s star spinner Yuzvendra Chahal and fast bowler Navdeep Saini.Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal gave away 89 runs in his 10 overs as well as dismissed Aussie batsman Marcus Stoinis. With this, Chahal conceded the highest runs by an Indian spinner in an One-Day-International game.

The young leggie broke his own record in this match. Last year, Chahal gave 88 runs in 10 overs in the World Cup 2019 match against England. Piyush Chawla is in this list after Chahal.

India Playing XI: Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, Virat Kohli(c), Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul(w), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Navdeep Saini

 

Australia Playing XI: Aaron Finch (c), David Warner, Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschange, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey (wk), Glenn Maxwell, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Adam Zampa.

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