India vs Australia 1st ODI Highlights: India, returning to the international arena against mighty Australia lost the first ODI in Sydney on Friday. Australia beat India by 66 runs. Player of the Match is Steve Smith for his 62-ball century.
Earlier, Australia won the toss and elected to bat first. David Warner’s (69) wicket was picked up by Mohammed Shami (3/59) in the 28th over as India got their first breakthrough after a 156-run opening stand. Aaron Finch (114) was then joined by a combative Steven Smith (105), who scored the third fastest ton by an Australian in ODIs, off 62 balls. Finch fell in the 40th over to Jasprit Bumrah, but not before a platform had been set for a massive total. Glenn Maxwell chipped in with a punishing 19-ball 45. Australia finished with 374/6, with Shami being the only bowler conceding less than 6 runs per over.
1st ODI, SCG, Sydney, 27 Nov, 2020