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IND vs AUS, 1st T20I: Indian bowlers fail to defend 208 as Australia win by 4 wickets | Cricket News

IND vs AUS, 1st T20I: Indian bowlers fail to defend 208 as Australia win by 4 wickets | Cricket Information

Indian bowlers as soon as once more got here a cropper as they didn’t defend 209-run goal within the first T20I in opposition to Australia right here on the PCA Stadium in Mohali. India are actually trailing 0-1 within the three-match T20I sequence. Chasing a mammoth 209 Australian staff received off to a flying begin as their openers skipper Aaron Finch and Cameron Inexperienced. Finch went on to hit a six off the very first ball of Australian innings off Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s bowling. Inexperienced welcomed Umesh Yadav with 4 consecutive boundaries of his first 4 balls.

Issues went proper right down to the wire but it surely’s Australia who received the primary #INDvAUS T20I.#TeamIndia will look to bounce again within the second T20I.

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— BCCI (@BCCI) September 20, 2022

Umesh was faraway from the assault and Axar Patel got here into the assault and cleaned up Aussie captain Finch for 22 as guests misplaced their first wicket for 39. Steven Smith joined Inexperienced and the duo took Australia’s complete past 50-run mark in 5.2 overs. So as to add to India’s woes Inexperienced was dropped by Axar Patel at deep mid-wicket off Hardik Pandya’s bowling. Inexperienced went on to notch up his half-century off simply 26 balls. Axar received his second wicket as he dismissed harmful Inexperienced for 61 and India misplaced their second wicket for 109. Within the subsequent over Umesh Yadav struck twice dismissing Smith and Glenn Maxwell to convey India again into the sport.

Axar Patel struck for the third time dismissing Josh Inglis for 17 as Australia misplaced half of the facet for 148. Matthew Wade joined Tim David and these two took Australia’s complete past the 150-run mark within the sixteenth over. Australia wanted 54 off the final 4 overs however the David-Wade duo batted aggressively and took the sport away from India. Bhuvneshwar Kumar as soon as once more didn’t ship a profitable nineteenth over conceding 16 runs because the guests went on to cross the 200-run mark. With simply two runs wanted off the ultimate over Yuzvendra Chahal dismissed David but it surely was too little too late for India.

Earlier within the match Australian captain Aaron Finch invited India to bat within the first innings after successful the toss. Australia made fast inroads within the Indian batting lineup with Rohit Sharma shedding his wicket to Hazlewood within the third over, in an try and make use of the fielding restrictions. Nathan Ellis positioned at deep sq. leg wolfed up the flick performed by the Indian captain.

Issues went proper right down to the wire but it surely’s Australia who received the primary #INDvAUS T20I.#TeamIndia will look to bounce again within the second T20I.

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— BCCI (@BCCI) September 20, 2022

Ellis then minimize quick Kohli’s scratchy inning within the fifth over, ending his seven-ball keep. Kohli didn’t clear the infield, dragging a size ball to mid-on, spooning a easy catch to Cameron inexperienced. A couple of eye-catching strokes from Rahul and Yadav ensured India made use of the powerplay. India ended the powerplay at 46 with the lack of two wickets. KL Rahul then partnered with Surya to take the assault to the Australian bowlers, offering India with much-required momentum within the center overs. KL notched up his fifty within the course of, proving his price on the high of the batting order. The best-hander smashed three sixes and 4 boundaries, earlier than being dismissed to Hazelwood at 55, leaving India at 103/3 within the twelfth over.

The wicket of Rahul didn’t cease Surya from persevering with to play flamboyant pictures as he despatched the ball over the ropes twice consecutively within the subsequent over of Zampa. India had been 126/4 within the 14th over when Surya made his technique to the pavilion. Nevertheless, Cameron Inexperienced received the higher of the batter as he had him edge a rising supply to Matthew Wade behind the stumps. Surya made a contribution of 46 from 25 balls, smashing 4 sixes and two boundaries. Axar Patel was promoted forward of Dinesh Karthik however didn’t make a mark as he was despatched again within the sixteenth over leaving the staff at 146/5.

The designated finisher Karthik failed to hassle the opposition as he perished within the nineteenth over seeking to play massive pictures. Hardik Pandya took over the mantle from Surya and continued taking part in attacking pictures, plundering the Aussies for runs each time the Australian bowlers erred of their line and size. Pandya scored an unbeaten half-century and ended with 71 from 30 taking part in the function of the finisher. The all-rounder smashed 5 sixes and 7 boundaries powering India to 208/6 on the finish of 20 overs.

Temporary Rating: India 208/6 in 20 overs (Hardik Pandya 71*, KL Rahul 55; Nathan Ellis 3/30) vs Australia 211/6 in 19.2 overs (Cameron Inexperienced 61, Matthew Wade 45*; Axar Patel 3/30)

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