India vs Australia Perth ODI: Rohit Sharma's Fiery Ton Help Visitors Post Imposing Total

Updated: 12 January 2016 13:13 IST

Rohit Sharma scored an unbeaten 163-ball 171 to help India post 309/3. This was the highest individual score in ODIs against Australia in Australia

India vs Australia Perth ODI: Rohit Sharma's Fiery Ton Help Visitors Post Imposing Total
India's Rohit Sharma enroute to his 163-ball 171* against Australia in Perth. © AFP

Perth:

A superb 171 from opener Rohit Sharma helped India to an imposing total of 309-3 in the first one day international against Australia at the WACA ground in Perth on Tuesday. (Scorecard / Updates)

Virat Kohli also made 91 after India won the toss and elected to bat in what was a baptism of fire for Australia's debutant pacemen Joel Paris and Scott Boland.

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and chose to bat in the first One-Day International against Australia at the WACA in Perth on Tuesday.

India handed a debut to left-arm seamer Barinder Sran, while for Australia, pacemen Scott Boland and Joel Paris will be playing their first international matches.

The tour includes five ODIs and three Twenty20 games around Australia.

Topics : MS Dhoni Australia vs India 2015-16 Cricket Rohit Sharma
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