Top-3 Performances In The First ODI Between India And Australia
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India now leading the 3-match ODI series by 1-0 and the second match will be played at Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam
India have managed to win the first match of the series by 5-wicket. In this match Regarding how the match panned out, Hardik Pandya called it right at the toss and asked Australia to bat first. The visitors lost Travis Head in the second over as Siraj continued his powerplay dominance. But few performances that win our hearts in the first match of the series.
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Here are Top-3 performances in the first ODI between India and Australia
The 30-Year-Old wasn’t in good form in the recently concluded Test series against Australia and also he was removed from the vice-captain position then he was dropped in the final 2 matches of BGT but he came back in ODIs with a strong comeback. KL Rahul batted with Jadeja and gathered runs while playing boundary shots at regular intervals, easing some pressure on the team. After 15 overs, India's score read 64/4. Easing some pressure from the team Pandya and Rahul slammed Australian bowlers for boundaries. Stoinis gave struggling India another blow as he removed Pandya for 25, leaving Men in Blue reeling at 83/5 in 19.2 overs.
After choosing to bowl first thanks to the world's number one bowler Mohammed Siraj. He is known to pick up wickets in the powerplay overs and his tryst with the same continued in the first ODI as well dismissing the Aussie opener Travis Head. Apart from Travis Head, he took 2 more wickets in this match. He departed Stoinis and Adam Zampa.
Australia all-rounder Marsh fetched up his 14th ODI fifty in the 17th over of the innings while Labuschagne persisted to pile up runs from other ends. Marsh restarted his powerful hitting and whipped Kuldeep Yadav for 13 runs with the help of one four and one six.
Ravindra Jadeja then delivered a stunning delivery to clear the big wicket of Marsh in the 20th over of the game. Marsh returned after playing a fiery knock of 81 off 65 balls featuring 10 boundaries and five maximums.