With the help of superb innings from opener KL Rahul (51) and Ravindra Jadeja (44 not out), India scored 161 for seven in the scheduled overs against Australia in the first match of the three-match T20 series and won the match.
In the match, Australia won the toss and invited India to bat first. Captain Aaron Finch's decision was proved correct by the bowlers of the team. KL Rahul played 51 runs off 40 balls. In this innings, he hit five fours and a six. At the same time, Ravindra Jadeja scored 44 runs off 23 balls only.
He hit five fours and a six. Sanju Samson contributed 23 runs. In this match, Hardik Pandya could score only 16 and captain Virat Kohli scored only nine runs.
Moises Henriques took the most three wickets for Australia. Mitchell Starc took two and Mitchell Swapson and Adam Jampa took one wicket each. Earlier, T Natarajan made his debut in T20 cricket for India.