India vs Australia 1st ODI Highlights: David Warner, Aaron Finch Put India To Sword As Australia Take Series Lead
Highlights, Ind vs Aus 1st ODI: David Warner and Aaron Finch scored centuries as Australia thumped India by 10 wickets to go 1-0 up in the three-match series.
Unbeaten centuries from Australian openers David Warner (128 off 112 balls) and Aaron Finch (110 off 114 balls) helped the visitors beat India by 10 wickets in the first ODI at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Tuesday. Chasing 256 to win, Australia openers got their side off to a flying start as they added 84 runs in the first powerplay. Indian skipper Virat Kohli tried all his bowlers but they all failed to give the team a breakthrough. Apart from his class batting, Warner was twice saved by the DRS and he made full use of the opportunity and scored his 18th ODI century. Australian skipper Aaron Finch also completed his 16th ODI hundred. The duo remained unbeaten till the end, helping Australia register an emphatic victory and take 1-0 lead in the three-match series. Earlier, Finch won the toss and invited India to bat on a flat Wankhede surface. Barring Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul all the Indian other batsmen struggled in front of superior Australia bowling attack. Dhawan was the top-scorer for the hosts with 74 runs while Rahul fell three short of his fifty. Their 121-run stand between Dhawan and Rahul and valuable contributions from the lower order helped India post 255 runs on board. (SCORECARD)
Highlights Between India vs Australia 1st ODI, straight from Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
1st ODI, Australia in India, 3 ODI Series, 2020, Jan 14, 2020
- 20:14 (IST)16th ODI century for Aaron Finch!Ravindra Jadeja drifts down leg and Aaron Finch helps it towards fine leg with a deft touch. with this boundary, Finch completes his 16th ODI century.
CENTURY! And now it’s Aaron Finch’s turn! The skipper brings up his 16th ODI hundred from 108 deliveries— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) January 14, 2020
This is a demolition from Australia’s openers: https://t.co/J8WD0geFkm #INDvAUS pic.twitter.com/aqKRtseifN
- 19:55 (IST)Hundred for Warner!David Warner brings up his 18th ODI hundred with a boundary behind point off just 88 balls. The shot also brought up 200 runs for Australia. \
- 19:22 (IST)Huge LBW appeal... turned downKuldeep Yadav gets the ball to wrap on the front pad and immediately goes up for a huge LBW shout. The umpire however has turned it down and Kohli is asking some questions and is distraught that he didn't give it out. The replay shows the ball was clipping the leg stump, hence it was a correct decision.
- 18:51 (IST)Fifty for Warner!David Warner comes down the track and takes a single to complete his 21st ODI half-century.