1st T20I: Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah Take India to 1-0 Series Lead vs Australia
Virat Kohli scored an unbeaten 90 to help India score 188/3 in 20 overs. Jasprit Bumrah took three wickets for 23 to dismiss Australia for 151.
Despite India's 1-4 drubbing in the ODI series, there was no dearth of support for the Men in Blue in Adelaide for the first Twenty20 International against Australia.
Rohit Sharma started with a bang but fell on 31 off 21 balls, when he was caught by James Faulkner off Shane Watson.
Virat Kohli scored an unbeaten 90 off 55 balls. His innings included nine fours and two sixes.
Virat Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (11*, 3b) gave India a late flourish, which took them past the 180 run mark.
Virat Kohli looked set for scoring a century but he fell just short. If he would have scored a ton, he would have become the third Indian to score a Twenty20I century.
Jasprit Bumrah gave India their first break by scalping the dangerous David Warner (17,9b). Warner was caught by Virat Kohli.
David Warner could score only 17 off nine balls. He fell to Jasprit Bumrah.
Ashish Nehra returned to the Indian team after a gap of five years. He returned with figures of 1/30 in four overs.
Yuvraj Singh made his presence felt by catching Chris Lynn off Hardik Pandya. Yuvraj also returned to the Indian team after a gap of almost two years.
Ravichandran Ashwin picked two important wickets of Aaron Finch and Shane Watson. He had an economy rate of 7.00