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.