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India vs Australia, 1st ODI: Hardik Pandya, spinners script India’s win in rain-soaked Chennai

Hardik Pandya put in an impressive all-round performance as India beat Australia by 26 runs under the Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-curtailed first ODI on Sunday.

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Hardik Pandya put in an impressive all-round performance as India beat Australia by 26 runs under the Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-curtailed first ODI on Sunday. (Source: PTI)

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Pandya scored 83 runs off 66 balls as India won the toss and reached 281-7 in 50 overs. (Source: PTI)

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni made 79 off 88 balls. (Source: PTI)

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Nathan Coulter-Nile picked up three wickets giving away 44 runs for Australia. (Source: Reuters)

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Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal took 3-30 in five overs. (Source: Reuters)

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The Australian innings was delayed by nearly 2 1/2 hours as persistent rain kept the players inside. (Source: PTI)