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India vs Australia 1st ODI Highlights: Warner-Finch’s tons help Australia to record 10-wicket win

India vs Australia (IND vs AUS) 1st ODI Highlights: Australia registered their biggest victory by wickets against India in ODI cricket

By: Sports Desk | Updated: January 14, 2020 8:42:40 pm
Ind vs Aus 1st ODI Highlights: Aaron Finch won the toss and elected to bowl first.

India vs Australia 1st ODI Highlights: Chasing a below-par target of 256, Australia got off to a good start with openers Aaron Finch and David Warner dominating Indian fast bowlers. Warner completed his 18th ODI century in the 31st over of the innings. Finch got to his century in the 35th over. The two shared a record 258-run partnership to win the match by 10 wickets with 74 balls to spare.

Earlier Finch won the toss and elected to bowl first. Rohit Sharma fell early losing his wicket to Mitchell Starc. Shikhar Dhawan struggled at the beginning against the new-ball bowlers but made up for the dot deliveries hitting his 28th ODI half-centuries. Dhawan shared a 121-run partnership for the second with KL Rahul. Batting at no.3, Rahul scored 47 runs from 61 deliveries before losing his wicket to Ashton Agar. Dhawan departed for 74, losing his wicket to Pat Cummins in the 29th over.

Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer lost their wickets in the middle order. Adam Zampa got Kohli out for 16 whereas Starc got the better of Iyer. Rishabh Pant and Ravindra Jadeja tried to get the innings back on track but lost their wickets after playing themselves in. Cameos from Shardul Thakur and Kuldeep Yadav helped India cross the 250-run mark.

Australia in India, 3 ODI Series, 2020Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai 02 April 2020

India 255 (49.1)


Australia 258/0 (37.4)

Match Ended ( Day - 1st ODI ) Australia beat India by 10 wickets

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India vs Australia 1st ODI Highlights:


    20:28 (IST)14 Jan 2020
    Record win!

    David Warner finishes the run chase with a boundary. This is Australia's biggest win (by wickets) over India in ODI cricket. The 258-run unbeaten partnership is also the highest partnership for any wicket against India in ODI cricket. AUS - 258/0 after 37.4 overs

    20:17 (IST)14 Jan 2020

    This is the sixth instance where both openers have scored a century in an ODI against India. 8 runs from Mohammed Shami's over. AUS - 244/0 after 36 overs

    20:15 (IST)14 Jan 2020
    Captain's knock

    Aaron Finch gets to his century with a boundary off Ravindra Jadeja. This is Finch's 16th ODI hundred. Also, this is the highest opening partnership against India in ODIs. AUS - 236/0 after 35 overs

    20:06 (IST)14 Jan 2020
    Warner on fire

    Two consecutive boundaries from David Warner's bat to end Jasprit Bumrah's over. This is top-class batting from Warner. This a rare instance where Bumrah has leaked 50 runs from his 7 overs. AUS - 226/0 after 33 overs

    20:03 (IST)14 Jan 2020
    Record alert

    The opening partnership between David Warner and Aaron Finch is now the highest partnership for any wicket at the Wankhede Stadium in ODIs. The previous best was between Tom Latham and Ross Taylor (200 vs India in 2017). Also, this is the highest opening stand against India in an ODI run chase. AUS - 215/0 after 32 overs

    19:58 (IST)14 Jan 2020
    18th century for Warner!

    David Warner plays a cut shot for boundary off Jasprit Bumrah and completes his 18th ODI century. Warner celebrates his century in typical fashion, jumping in the air and pumping his fists. AUS - 205/0 after 31 overs

    19:50 (IST)14 Jan 2020
    Review saves Warner

    Once again, DRS comes to David Warner's rescue. It was a clear inside edge off Warner's bat before the ball hitting the pad. India still searching for the first wicket. Meanwhile, this is David Warner and Aaron Finch's second-highest partnership in ODI cricket. AUS - 189/0 after 29 overs

    19:33 (IST)14 Jan 2020
    Shami takes a beating

    Aaron Finch is much more comfortable against fast bowlers. Mohammed Shami comes back into the attack and Finch hits him for two boundaries and a couple of runs from the over. AUS - 166/0 after 24 overs

    19:28 (IST)14 Jan 2020
    150 up!

    The opening partnership continues to grow. Even the spin ploy hasn't worked. David Warner hits his third six of the innings. AUS - 156/0 after 23 overs

    19:15 (IST)14 Jan 2020
    Poor DRS call

    An lbw shout followed by a DRS call. Nothing is going India's way at this moment. The required run rate has dropped below four runs per over. AUS - 140/0 after 20 overs

    19:07 (IST)14 Jan 2020
    Jadeja back in attack

    Ravindra Jadeja back in attack. Jadeja manages to get a leading edge off his bat on the first ball but it lands safely. A boundary from Warner's bat on the last ball of the over. AUS - 125/0 after 18 overs

    18:58 (IST)14 Jan 2020
    Finch hits fifty!

    After David Warner, Aaron Finch gets to his half-century. Finch completes his 25th ODI half-century from 52 deliveries. This is also Finch-Warner's 9th 100-plus stand. AUS - 115/0 after 16 overs

    18:54 (IST)14 Jan 2020
    Fifty for Warner!

    David Warner gets to his 21st ODI fifty from 40 deliveries. Kuldeep Yadav keeps the pressure on Aaron Finch. Just a single from the over. AUS - 110/0 after 15 overs

    18:50 (IST)14 Jan 2020
    Bumrah back in attack

    Virat Kohli is making bowling changes constantly. Kohli brings back Jasprit Bumrah into the attack. Two boundaries from the over including a bye. AUS - 109/0 after 14 overs

    18:46 (IST)14 Jan 2020
    100 up!

    Aaron Finch clears his front leg and hits Kuldeep Yadav for a six down the ground. Just the maximum from the over. Finch needs a single to get to his half-century. AUS - 100/0 after 13 overs

    18:42 (IST)14 Jan 2020
    Warner goes big again

    Ravindra Jadeja into the attack. Aaron Finch was being cautious against him. On the other hand, Warner smashed him for a six over deep mid-wicket. AUS - 94/0 after 12 overs

    18:40 (IST)14 Jan 2020
    Kuldeep troubles Aussie openers

    Kuldeep Yadav introduced into the attack and all of a sudden David Warner and Aaron Finch don't look in control at all. A leading edge here and there. Just three runs from Kuldeep's first over. AUS - 87/0 after 11 overs

    18:38 (IST)14 Jan 2020
    End of first powerplay

    This is a major setback for India early on in the innings. 84 runs in the first powerplay. Spin is the need of the hour. AUS - 84/0 after 10 overs

    18:29 (IST)14 Jan 2020
    Finch enters 40s

    Virat Kohli needs to introduce spin now. Aaron Finch is causing all sorts of problems for Indian fast bowlers. Finch hits Shami for two boundaries in the 9th over. Australia are scoring at 7.89 runs per over at this moment. AUS - 71/1 after 9 overs

    18:25 (IST)14 Jan 2020
    Warner hammers Thakur

    Shardul Thakur takes a beating from David Warner. It is too easy for Warner to put the bad balls away. Short ball from Thakur at 136 kmph and Warner hits it over the ropes. 15 runs from the over. AUS - 61/0 after 8 overs


    India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli (c), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (w), Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Shivam Dube, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal.

    Australia: David Warner, Aaron Finch (c), Steven Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Alex Carey (w), D Arcy Short, Ashton Turner, Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa, Ashton Agar, Peter Handscomb.