Australia beat India by 34 runs in 1st ODI at the SCG
Australia won the toss and decided to bat against India today, at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney in the first ODI of the three match series.
Australia 288-5 (Usman Khawaj 59, Shaun Marsh 54, Peter Handscomb 73 ,Marcus Stoinis 47*; Kuldeep Yadav 2-54, Bhuvneshwar Kumar 2-66)
India 254-9 (Rohit Sharma 133, MS Dhoni 51; Jhye Richardson 4-26, Jason Behrendorff 2-39)
Result - Australia won by 34 runs
WHAT A KNOCK!— ICC (@ICC) January 12, 2019
Rohit Sharma brings up his 22nd ODI ??, lifting India to 180/5 after 40 overs. The visitors need 109 runs to win the series opener.#AUSvIND live ?https://t.co/cJ0yJS6W8v pic.twitter.com/D1fka8aFSL
A brilliant hundred from Rohit Sharma (133 inc 10x4s and 6x6s) was not enough to get India over the line against Australia in the 1st ODI, as Australia won by 34 runs.
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Earlier, Australia scored 288-5 in their allotted 50 overs. Usman Khawaj 59, Shaun Marsh 54, Peter Handscomb 73 and Marcus Stoinis 47* seeing Australia to a competitive total in the end, after a shaky start.
In reply, India were in deep trouble at 4-3 off 3.5 overs. However, Rohit Sharma 133 and MS Dhoni 51 put on 137 for the 4th wicket, to bring India back into the run chase. However, it was not to be India's day and the bowling of Jhye Richardson 4-26, Jason Behrendorff 2-39, in particular, made sure of a convincing win for Australia.
Australia register their 1,000th victory in international cricket! ??— ICC (@ICC) January 12, 2019
The Jhye Richardson-led bowling attack powers Australia to a comprehensive 34-run win over India in the first ODI at the SCG.#AUSvIND SCORECARD ??https://t.co/cJ0yJS6W8v pic.twitter.com/vWipnuIWKA
Australia - Aaron Finch(c), Alex Carey(wk), Shaun Marsh, Usman Khawaja, Peter Handscomb, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Jhye Richardson, Nathan Lyon, Peter Siddle, Jason Behrendorff
India - Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli(c), Ambati Rayudu, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni(wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed
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