AusvsIND First ODI: Australia gave India 289 target to win in 1st ODI
The first match of the three ODI series between India and Australia is being played at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The Indian team has come out with four key bowlers in today’s match. In fast bowling, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Khalil Ahmed, while spinner’s role will be Kuldeep Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja.
India had a big setback before this match though. He will not be able to get the services of all-rounder Hardik Pandya because the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has banned him from the controversial statement given on a TV show with immediate effect. Lokesh Rahul has been banned by him for the same controversy.
Australia captain Aaron Finch has decided to bat first before winning the toss. Bhuvneshwar Kumar gave the Indian team the first wicket by taking Aaron Finch’s wicket. Finch made 6 runs and got bold on Bhuvi’s ball This is their 100th wicket in ODI cricket.
In the tenth over, Kuldeep Yadav gave India another success at the beginning of his spell. On the fifth ball of the match, Alex wanted to play the shot on the ball outside the Kerry of Stump, but he was on backfoot, due to which the entire shot was not played by a replacement for the cut shot and the edge of the bat. Rohit Sharma caught the catch.
The partnership between Shaun Marsh and Usman Khawaja was 50 for 21 overs. In the 23rd over, the captain handed the bowling to Ambati Rayudu. Rayudu gave only one three runs in his first over.
On the second ball of the 29th over, Jadeja gave India the third success. Khwaja Beat in front of straight wicket. Field umpire pointed out. After which the batsman helped the DRS but the decision was called the umpires. And Khawaja returned to the pavilion by playing the innings of 59 runs.
India got 4th success in the 38th over. Marsh, who made the half-century on the third ball of the over, was caught by Mohammed Shami at long on in an attempt to put a big shot.
In the 46th over, the partnership of Stoney’s and Handscomb became 50 runs. After hitting the first ball of Bhubaneswar in the 48th over, Handscomb was caught out in the hands of Dhawan at an attempt to play another big shot on the next ball.
With the help of Handscomb, Australia managed to score a score of 288 for 5 wickets in 50 overs in quota.