Australia v India 1st ODI: Australia too good for India at the SCG
Australia were just too good for India today in the 1st ODI, at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney – beating India by 66 runs.
Australia 374 - 6
Result – Australia won by 66 runs
???? Congratulations to Australia who have won the first ODI by 66 runs to take a 1-0 series lead against India.— ICC (@ICC) November 27, 2020
That's ?? points in the @cricketworldcup Super League standings and takes them level on points with England at the top! #AUSvIND pic.twitter.com/qs1WNxqN9s
Batting first, Australia put on a formidable total of 374-6, mainly thanks to wonderful centuries from Aaron Finch 114 and Steve Smith 105. Mohammad Shami 3-60 was the pick of the bowlers from India.
Fall of wickets: 1-156 (David Warner - 27.5 ov), 2-264 (Aaron Finch - 39.6 ov), 3-271 (Marcus Stoinis - 40.4 ov), 4-328 (Glenn Maxwell - 44.5 ov), 5-331 (Marnus Labuschagne - 45.2 ov), 6-372 (Steven Smith - 49.3 ov)
In the run chase, India started well but were always under pressure and lost crucial wickets in the top order at the wrong times and even though Shikhar Dhawan (74) and Hardik Pandya (90) batted well, it was an uphill battle. India fell short by 66 runs – Zampa 4-54 and Haxlewood 3-55 were the top performers with the ball for Australia.
Fall of wickets: 1-53 (Mayank Agarwal - 5.2 ov), 2-78 (Virat Kohli - 9.3 ov), 3-80 (Shreyas Iyer - 9.5 ov), 4-101 (Lokesh Rahul - 13.3 ov), 5-229 (Shikhar Dhawan - 34.3 ov), 6-247 (Hardik Pandya - 38.5 ov), 7-281 (Ravindra Jadeja - 45.4 ov), 8-308 (Mohd Shami - 49.3 ov)
Australia - Aaron Finch(c), David Warner, Steve Smith, Marcus Stoinis, Marnus Labuschagne, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey(wk), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood
India - Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, Virat Kohli(c), Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul(wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, Jasprit Bumrah
Start Time: 03:40
Toss: Australia won the toss and decided to bat
Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Officials: Sam Nogajski, Rodney Tucker, Paul Reiffel, Gerard Abood, David Boon
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