India vs Australia, Highlights 1st T20I: India Lose Rain-Shortened Game By Four Runs

Updated: 21 November 2018 18:19 IST

Highlights, India vs Australia 1st T20I: Shikhar Dhawan's 76-run knock went in vain as India suffered a four-run defeat against Australia in the rain-hit first T20I.

India vs Australia, Highlights 1st T20I: India Lose Rain-Shortened Game By Four Runs
India vs Australia 1st T20I: Shikhar Dhawan scored his ninth fifty in T20I cricket. © AFP

A combined bowling effort led by leg-spinner Adam Zampa (2-22) helped Australia beat India by four runs in the in the rain-hit first T20I at the Gabba in Brisbane on Wednesday. With a thrilling last over win, Australia now have a 1-0 lead in the three-match T20I series. Chasing a revised target of 174, India could only manage 158 for four in stipulated 17 overs. The team got off to a poor start in the run-chase, losing Rohit Sharma (7) early. Shikhar Dhawan played a terrific 76-run knock but ran out of partners at the other end. Chasing a stiff target, the Indian batsmen succumbed under pressure. Wickets for the visitors kept tumbling at regular interval as India failed to pick up the momentum in the chase. Towards the end, Dinesh Karthik (30) and Rishabh Pant (20) played handy knocks but failed to take the team across the line. Apart from Zampa, Marcus Stoinis also clinched 2 wickets in his three overs. Andrew Tye, Billy Stanlake and Jason Behrendorff also took a wicket a piece helping Australia register a thrilling final over win. (SCORECARD)

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Highlights of the 1st T20I between India and Australia, straight from The Gabba, Brisbane

17:45 IST: Thank you for joining us on our live coverage of the first T20I between India and Australia. 

Australia beat India by 4 runs in first T20I. Take 1-0 lead in the three-match T20I series.  

17:29 IST: And its all over for India in the first T20I. Australia take a 1-0 lead in the three match T20I series. 

17:26 IST: OUT! Another wicket for Marcus Stoinis and Australia. This time its Dinesh Karthik, who walks back after scoring quickfire 30 off 13 balls. 

17:23 IST: OUT! Glenn Maxwell takes a brilliant catch at long-on to get rid of Krunal Pandya. Off cutter from Marcus Stoinis and Krunal fails to time the ball. Maxwell takes a brilliant running catch at the boundary line. India require another 11 runs from 3 balls remaining. 

17:20 IST: FOUR! Boundary to end the over from Dinesh Karthik. Places the ball beautifully in the gap to collect his fourth boundary of the match. India require another 13 runs from from the final six deliveries. Marcus Stoinis will bowl the final over for Australia. 

17:17 IST: OUT! Trying to go over the in-field, Rishabh Pant fails to time the full toss from Andrew Tye. Jason Behrendorff at point takes a simple catch. Rishabh Pant walks back after scoring 26 runs. 

17:13 IST: FOUR! Terrific shot from Dinesh Karthik on the first ball of the over. Hits Andrew Tye over extra-covers to collect his third boundary of the match. Beautiful timing from the right-hander on that occasion. 

17:11 IST: Another terrific over for India comes to an end. 11 runs from it. 150 also comes up for India in 15 overs. India require 24 runs from the final 12 deliveries. Rishabh Pant and Dinesh Karthik are out in the middle for India. 

17:08 IST: FOUR! Dinesh Karthik batting brilliantly at the moment. Placing the ball in the gaps beautifully at the moment. This time the ball was on the pads from Marcus Stoinis and Karthik hits the ball to the left of short fine leg fielder to collect four runs.  

17:03 IST: SIX! What a finish to the over from Andrew Tye. Dinesh Karthik hits the ball to long on boundary and Maxwell manages to catch the ball mid-air. The momentum takes him over the fence and Maxwell is unable to release the ball in time. Six runs awarded to Dinesh Karthik. 25-run over from Andrew Tye comes to an end.  

16:59 IST: SIX! Rishabh Pant starts the fourteenth over from Andrew Tye with a six. On the pads from from Tye and Pant flicks the ball effortlessly through deep square leg to collect six runs. Terrific strike from the left-hander.

16:56 IST: Four overs to go! Tight over from Adam Zampa comes to an end. Just 5 runs from it. Zampa finishes with figures of 2-22. India require another 60 runs from 24 balls remaining. Can Rishabh Pant (5) and Dinesh Karthik (3) take India across the line? IND 114-4 after 13 overs.

16:48 IST: OUT! Australia get the priced wicket of Shikhar Dhawan. Another short pitched delivery from from Billy Stanlake and this time Dhawan goes for the upper cut. Hits the ball straight into the hands of Behrendorff at third man. Dhawan's 76-run knock finally comes to an end.

16:47 IST: SIX! Beautifully timed from Shikhar Dhawan. Short pitched delivery from Billy Stanlake and Dhawan pulls the ball effortlessly to collect his second six of the match. 

16:42 IST: OUT! Big wicket for Australia. Virat Kholi's short stay at the crease comes to an end. Trying to go over the top, Virat fails to time the ball. The ball gets the outer part of the bat and Chris Lynn takes a simple catch at point. Virat walks back after scoring just four runs. Zampa gets his second wicket of the match. IND 94-3 after 10.5 overs.  

16:40 IST: Comeback over from Marcus Stoinis comes to an end. Nine runs from it. Adam Zampa will continue from the other end. India require another 81 runs from 42 balls remaining. 

16:31 IST: OUT! Stumped! Another wicket for Australia. Lovely piece of stumping from Alex Carey. KL Rahul was foxed by Adam Zampa in the air and Carey does the rest behind the stumps. Rahul walks back after scoring 13 runs. IND 80-2 after 8.2 overs.  

16:25 IST: Fifty for Shikhar Dhawan! What a start this has been for the left-hander in the series. This time he places the ball in the gap on the off side for a couple to get to his 9th fifty in T20I cricket. 

16:24 IST: SIX! Brilliant strike from Shikhar Dhawan! On the pads from Jason Behrendorff and Dhawan hits the ball over square-leg boundary for another six. Dhawan is batting flawlessly at the moment. 

16:22 IST: Tight finish from Adam Zampa after initially getting struck for a boundary. Eight runs from his first over. IND 61-1 after 7 overs.  

16:17 IST: Four and fifty comes up for India! Wide delivery outside off from Andrew Tye and Dhawan opens the face of the bat, places the ball wide of the wicket-keeper to collect yet another boundary. Fifty comes up for India in 5.5 overs. IND 52-1.  

16:16 IST: FOUR! Another boundary for Shikhar Dhawan. Charges down the track against Andrew Tye and hits the ball straight down the ground to collect four runs. One bounce and the ball goes over the fence. IND 48-1 after 5.4 overs.  

16:12 IST: Third over from Jason Behrendorff comes to an end. 10 runs and a wicket from it. Change in bowling for Australia. Andrew Tye comes in to replace Billy Stanlake. IND 41-1 after 5 overs. 

16:07 IST: OUT! Jason Behrendorff strikes for Australia. Over pitched delivery from Behrendorff and Rohit fails to time the ball. Skies the ball and skipper Aaron Finch takes a sharp catch at mid-on. Rohit walks back after scoring 7 runs. IND 35-1. 

16:03 IST: FOUR! Cracking shot from Shikhar Dhawan. He is on fire at the moment. Short pitched delivery from Billy Stanlake and Dhawan pulls the ball in style to collect four runs. One bounce and the ball crosses the fence. IND 31-0 after 3.1 overs. 

15:59 IST: FOUR! Another boundary for Shikhar Dhawan. This time he hits Jason Behrendorff over the mid-off fielder to collect his fourth boundary of the match. Dhawan looking to score some quick runs here. IND 22-0 after 2.2 overs. 

15:56 IST: FOUR! Short and wide outside off stump from Billy Stanlake and Shikhar Dhawan hits the ball through point to collect his third boundary of the match. Ferociously struck by the left-hander. The ball reaches the fence in no time. IND 17-0 after 1.4 overs. 

15:54 IST: Revised target for India! 

15:51 IST: FOUR! Effortless from Shikhar Dhawan. Over pitched delivery from Jason Behrendorff and Dhawan times the ball to perfection. Places the ball right between the cover and extra-cover fielder to pick his first boundary of the match. IND 7-0 after 0.2 overs. 

15:50 IST: Rohit Sharma and India are off the mark straightaway in the run chase. On the pads from Jason Behrendorff and Rohit clips the ball through mid wicket for three runs . 

15:48 IST: Openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan are out in the middle to start the run chase for India. Jason Behrendorff will start the proceedings for Australia. 

Innings break - Australia set a target of 159 for India in first T20I in Brisbane.  

15:38 IST: Terrific final over from Jasprit Bumrah comes to an end. Six runs from it. Australia end at 158-4 after 17 overs. 

15:35 IST: OUT! Wicket on the first ball after the rain break. Jasprit Bumrah strikes for India. Slower ball from Bumrah and Maxwell hits the ball straight into the hands of Bhuvneshwar Kumar at square leg. Maxwell departs after scoring a blistering 46-run knock. AUS 153-4 after 16.2 overs. 

15:34 IST: Glenn Maxwell and Marcus Stoinis are back in the middle for the last five deliveries of the first innings. Jasprit Bumrah will continue for India. AUS 153-3 after 16.1 overs. 

15:29 IST: Finally some good news from Brisbane! Play to resume at 15:35 IST.

15:18 IST: Rain update - "This looks promising! Covers coming off at the Gabba," says Cricket Australia.

15:12 IST: Update - "Things were looking good there for a moment at the Gabba, but the covers are now back on," says Cricket Australia. A delayed resumption of the match can be expected.

14:55 IST: Bad news - It's still raining at The Gabba! 

14:38 IST: Rain stoppage- Rain gods have arrived and players are going off the field! Welcome break for India as both Glenn Maxwell and Marcus Stoinis were going all guns blazing against them. Australia are 153-3 after 16.1 overs with Glenn Maxwell on 46 and Marcus Stoinis on 31.

14:36 IST: Dropped! Short and wide delivery outside off from Jasprit Bumrah and Marcus Stoinis goes after it. Hits the ball straight into the hands of Khaleel Ahmed at third man but he fails to hold on to the ball. Bumrah is disappointed with the effort from Khaleel. Stoinis survives again! 

14:32 IST: SIX! Full toss from Krunal Pandya and Glenn Maxwell slams the ball over deep mid-wicket for yet another six. He is doing it with such an ease at the moment. The ball lands in the second tier. Six number 4 for Glenn Maxwell. 150 also comes up for Australia with that monstrous strike. AUS 150-3 after 15.5 overs. 

14:29 IST: Fourth and final over from Kuldeep Yadav comes to an end. Eight runs from it. He finishes with figures of 2-24. AUS 135-3 after 15 overs. 

14:25 IST: SIX! SIX! SIX! Three back-to-back sixes from Glenn Maxwell. He is looking unstoppable at the moment. 30 off just 15 deliveries. Terrific striking from the right-hander. Krunal Pandya is under tremendous pressure at the moment. AUS 124-3 after 13.4 overs. 

14:22 IST: FOUR! Boundary to end the over from Marcus Stoinis. Hits the ball straight down the ground to collect four runs. 14-run over from Khaleel Ahmed comes to an end. AUS 104-3 after 13 overs. 

14:19 IST: FOUR! Short pitched delivery from Khaleel Ahmed and Marcus Stoinis pulls the ball in style through vacant mid-wicket region to collect four runs. Second boundary for Stoinis. 

14:14 IST: Review from Australia! Original decision from the umpire is out! Marcus Stoinis goes for the reverse sweep against Krunal Pandya but fails to connect the ball. He is caught right in front of the stumps but height could be the on the bouncy Gabba wicket. Glenn Maxwell asks Stoinis to refer it and he is right on the money. Replay clearly shows that the ball was going over the stumps. Stoinis survivesAUS 89-3 after 11.5 overs. 

14:09 IST: FOUR! Kuldeep Yadav drifts down the leg side and Marcus Stoinis paddles the ball with ease to collect his first boundary of the match. 

14:06 IST: OUT! Kuldeep Yadav does it again for India. Dangerous looking Chris Lynn fails to read the googly from Kuldeep and hits the ball straight back to him. Kuldep takes a simple return catch. Lynn walks back to the pavilion after scoring 37 runs. AUS 75-3 after 10.1 overs. 

14:04 IST: SIX! Chris Lynn is looking unstoppable at the moment. Dances down the track against Krunal Pandya and hits him over long on to collect six runs. Hits his fourth six of the match. AUS 74-2 after 9.4 overs.

14:03 IST: Another bowling change for India! Krunal Pandya comes in for the first time. AUS 67-2 after 9 overs.

13:59 IST: OUT! Kuldeep Yadav strikes for India. Tossed up delivery form the wrist spinner and Aaron Finch goes after it. Mis-times the ball and only manages a thick outside edge. Khaleel Ahmed takes a simple catch at back-foot point. Finch walks back after scoring 27 runs. 

13:57 IST: SIX! SIX! Back to back sixes for Chris Lynn. Another full length delivery and yet again Lynn deposits the ball into the stands. This time he goes over long on and clears the fence with ease. Third maximum for Lynn in the over. Australia cruising at the moment. AUS 62-1 after 7.5 overs.

13:54 IST: SIX! First of the match for Australia. Chris Lynn goes for a wild hoick on the leg side against Khaleel Ahmed and just manages to clear the deep mid wicket fence. AUS 48-1 after 7.1 overs.

13:53 IST: Tight first over from Kuldeep Yadav comes to an end. Just three runs from it. Khaleel Ahmed will continue from the other end. AUS 42-1 after 7 overs.

13:49 IST: Powerplay overs have come to an end and Australia have 38 runs on the board for the loss of one wicket. Aaron Finch (25) is batting alongside Chris Lynn (6). Spin introduced for the first time from India. Kuldeep Yadav comes in to replace Khaleel Ahmed. 

13:42 IST: FOUR! Bhuvneshwar Kumar strays down the leg side. Fine leg was up inside the circle and Aaron Finch flicks the ball with ease to collect his second boundary of the match. Finch has now moved on to 23 off 16 deliveries. AUS 35-1 after 5.1 overs.

13:42 IST: FOUR! Beautiful cover drive from Chris Lynn. Wide delivery outside off from Khaleel Ahmed and Lynn times it beautifully through covers to collect four runs. Boundary on the first ball from him. AUS 29-1 after 4.3 overs. 

13:40 IST: OUT! First wicket for India! Khaleel Ahmed. Strikes on the first ball of his first over. D'Arcy Short goes after the full-length delivery from the left-hander but skies it in air. Kuldeep Yadav takes a brilliant backward running catch. AUS 24-1 after 4.1 overs. 

13:38 IST: Expensive over from Jasprit Bumrah comes to an end. 12 runs including two boundaries and a dropped opportunity from it. After a dropped chance Australian skipper collected two boundaries from the over. Bowling change for India. Khaleel Ahmed comes in to replace Bhuvneshwar Kumar. 

13:34 IST: Dropped! Virat Kohli at short extra-cover drops a straight forward catch. Full length delivery from Jasprit Bumrah and Aaron Finch goes after it. Hits the ball straight into the hands of Virat but the Indian skipper fails to hold on to the ball. 

13:33 IST: FOUR! Boundary to end the over from D'Arcy Short. Short pitched delivery from Bhuvneshwar Kumar and D'Arcy Short pulls the ball in style to collect his first boundary of the match. AUS 12-0 after 3 overs.

13:28 IST: Tidy over from Jasprit Bumrah comes to an end. Four runs from it. This has been a watchful start from the Australian openers. AUS 5-0 after 2 overs.

13:23 IST: Terrific first over from Bhuvneshwar Kumar comes to an end. Just one run off the final ball of the first over. Australia and D'Arcy Short are off the mark. Jasprit Bumrah will share the new ball with Bhuvneshwar from the other end. AUS 1-0 after 1 over.

Indian skipper Virat Kohli sign autographs ahead of the start of the game. 

13:19 IST: Openers D'Arcy Short and Aaron Finch are out in the middle for Australia. Bhuvneshwar Kumar will start the proceedings for India. Two slips in position for him. Here we go!

13:10 IST: In the last 10 T20Is played between the two teams, India have won 8 matches while Australia have managed two victories. 

12:58 IST: Playing XI for both the teams.

India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (c), KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant (wk), Dinesh Karthik, Krunal Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Khaleel Ahmeed, Jasprit Bumrah.

Australia: Aaron Finch (c), D'Arcy Short, Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Ben McDermott, Alex Carey (wk), Andrew Tye, Jason Behrendorff, Adam Zampa, Billy Stanlake.

12:50 IST: Toss - Indian skipper Virat Kohli wins the toss and opts to bowl against Australia in the first T20I.

12:45 IST: Australian team warming up ahead of the start of the first T20I. 

12:40 IST: An in-form team India will look to kick-start their campaign with a win against the unsettled hosts. India have won their last four T20Is against Australia in Australia.

12:35 IST: A few moments back the Indian team boarded the bus for the venue for the first T20I against Australia.  

12:30 IST: Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the 1st T20I between India and Australia in Brisbane.

While it undoubtedly strengthens the visitors, all eyes will be on how the Aaron Finch-led Australian side deals with the best batsman in world cricket at the moment. There have been calls from all quarters for Australian cricket to keep a check on aggression and play the game in right spirit but Kohli has always garnered attention whenever he has visited here. Kohli scored 199 runs in three innings during the 2016 T20I series' whitewash over Australia. South African skipper Faf du Plessis has professed a "silent treatment" to Kohli and it remains to be seen if the Australian cricketers and the public can ignore him at all.

Teams:

India's 12: Virat Kohli (capt), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Dinesh Karthik , Rishabh Pant, Krunal Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed.

Australia: Aaron Finch (capt), Ashton Agar, Jason Behrendorff, Alex Carey, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Chris Lynn, Ben McDermott, Glenn Maxwell, D'Arcy Short, Billy Stanlake, Marcus Stoinis, Andrew Tye, Adam Zampa.

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