KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja rescued India as India go 1-0 in a 3ODI series. Catch live scores and India vs. Australia 1st ODI highlights.
INDIA VS. AUSTRALIA 1ST ODI HIGHLIGHTS: India prevailed over Australia by 5 wickets to go ahead in the 3 ODI series at Wankhede Stadium on Friday.
Batting first, Australia were rolled out for 188 with Mitchell Marsh scoring highest 81 runs. Mohammad Siraj and Mohammad Shami scalped three wickets each for India. Reverting to Australia, India chased down the total, having five wickets in hand. KL Rahul scored unbeaten 75 runs and Ravindra Jadeja struck unbeaten 45 runs while Mitchell Starc scalped three wickets and Marcus Stoinis picked two wickets.
SIRAJ AND SHAMI SPIT FIRE.
After claiming Border Gavaskar Trophy by 2-1, India embarked on 3ODI series against Australia. Captaining in the absence of Rohit Sharma in the first ODI, Hardik Pandya asked Australia to bat at Wankhede stadium on Friday. The decision seemed favourable when Mohammad Siraj, setting Australia on the backfoot, dismissed Travis Head for a cheap score (5).
After the interval of 10 overs, Australia lost Steve Smith, hanging in the balance whether to play or leave, Steve Smith’s edge resulted in KL Rahul’s terrific work behind the stumps.
Additionally, Marnus Labuchagne (5) and Josh Inglis (26) were found struggling as they could only grab a low double-digit score in India vs. Australia 1st ODI highlights. For India, Bowling side was phenomenal as Mohammad Siraj and Mohammad Shami scalped three wickets each.
Mohammad Shami claimed his by dismissing Josh Inglis, Cameron Green and Marcus Stoinis. Mohammad Siraj, on the other hand, got rid of Travis Head, Sean Abbott and Adam Zampa. Moreover, Ravindra Jadeja, going for the big guns, Mitchell Marsh and Glenn Maxwell, picked two wickets while Kuldeep Yadav and Hardik Pandya had to be satisfied with one wicket each.
MITCHELL MARSH POWERS AUSTRALIA.
In the whole of Australia batting line-up, only Mitchell Marsh was the one, who served with the bat. belting ten fours and five towering sixes, Mitchell Marsh chipped in with 81 runs, which helped Australia have some hope in the game of India vs. Australia 1st ODI highlights.
MITCHELL STARC’S BRILLIANCE LEAVES INDIA REELING.
India, being in the same spot as that of Australia, began chasing 188 on a low note as Marcus Stoinis drew the first blood. Ishan Kishan was a bit unlucky on Stoinis delivery.
Soon, Mitchell Starc came with a nightmare when he got rid of three of India lethal batters, Virat Kohli (4), Suryakumar Yadav for a duck, and Shubman Gill (20) and left India reeling in a shock. Later, Marcus Stoinis had his second scalp in the form of Hardik Pandya (35).
KL RAHUL AND RAVINDRA JADEJA SHINE.
As India were lagging behind in the game KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja came to rescue India. KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja made a 90 run stand to overcome Australia. KL Rahul remained unbeaten with his 75 run knock, smacking seven fours and a maximum whereas Ravindra Jadeja struck unbeaten 45 runs, including five fours. India eventually beat Australia by 5 wickets to go ahead 1-0 in 3ODI series against Australia in India vs. Australia 1st ODI highlights.