India vs Australia: 1st ODI Match Result – India beat Australia by 26 Runs

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Virat and Chahal
Virat and Chahal
Hardik Pandya
Hardik Pandya

India vs Australia: Match Result

 

The position of the time to go for a decision keeping the past time, same time as well as the original image of reminders of the future in mind. This statement defines the toss of today’s match between Australia and India in which Indian captain Kohli chose to bat first which proved true. Whereas in Srilankan series they have chased successfully and won all the match.

 

At the start of an interesting match between two best sides of the cricket world, fans seem to be happy as India chose to bat first. But this happiness doesn’t last long as from starting India lost its opener Rahane(5) who is in the place of Dhawan.

 

Then Kohli entered the ground with great aggression, but that seems to be proved wrong as he got caught for a golden duck by Maxwell at the covers when he trying to hit it over Maxwell. Following him, In that same over Manish Pandey has also shown the way to pavilion by Coulter-Nile.

 

Controlling the worst situation of India Kedar Jadhav(40) and Dhoni(79) make it in a steady run flow. But the good innings of Kedar comes to an end when he got caught out.

 

MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni

 

Then in the 36th over of Adam Zampa, the Indian fans seem to be enjoying the match a lot as Hardik Pandya(83) hits 3 massive sixes and a classic 4 over the head of the bowler which brings his 50 runs. Further on his action continued as he has 2 more sixes and fours in his name. The duo has a stand of 118 runs which is the turning point for India.

 

At last moment of the game, Bhubaneswar Kumar(32*) and MS Dhoni managed the game in a very +ve way that they have done before in Srilanka tour. And Dhoni in his as usual style finishing his half-century but this one is some special as it is his 100th international half-century. So finally India set a target of 282 for Australia. But due to heavy rain, the match reduced to 21 over the game with a target of 164.

 

In reply at the start of 2nd innings, Indian bowler show their efficiency by taking wickets in intervals of time. None of the batsman able to face the strong bowling line up of India.

 

Hardik Pandya showing his skill in bowling took 2 wickets. While the dangerous man in form Warner(25) was sent back to the pavilion by Kuldeep Yadav. When situations are looking to become hard for Australia Maxwell(39) gives a hope of rejoicing by hitting 3 sixes and a four in the over of Kuldeep Yadav.

 

But the young gun Chahal tricked Maxwell with a falt ball which he tried to hit over long-on but unfortunately not timed well and get caught. Another great show by Faulkner(32) also can’t last for long as he started very late. Finally, India won the match by 26 runs as per the D/L method.

 

So now its another feat of success for Kohli and co who have responded in a unique way by defeating Australia in the 1st ODI.

 

 


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