- India scored 255 runs first, Australia scored 258 runs without loss in 37.4 overs.
- Warner scored 128 and Finch scored 110, both sharing 258 runs for the first wicket.
Australia beat India 10 wickets in the first match of the three ODI series. On Tuesday, he achieved the target of 256 runs without any loss in 37.4 overs at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium. The Australian team won the first ODI against India by 10 wickets. David Warner 128 and captain Aaron Finch 110 not out. Both set the record for the biggest partnership against India by scoring runs. Earlier in 1997, Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Stuart Williams of West Indies shared an unbeaten 200-run partnership.
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Warner and Finch Hits Century
In reply to 256 runs, Australia was given a good start by openers David Warner and Aaron Finch. Both added 84 runs in the first 10 power plays without losing any wickets. Even after this the pair remained frozen in the field. Warner and Finch, together shared over 200 runs for their team. Meanwhile, Warner completed his century and this was his 18th century in ODI career. At the same time, captain Aaron Finch completed the 16th century of his ODI international career in 108 balls.
This is the Second Highest Run Chase Without Losing Wickets
This is the second highest run chase without losing wickets in ODIs. Earlier in 2017, South Africa’s Hashim Amla and Quinton de Kock had set a target of 279 against Bangladesh. In 2016, England’s Alex Hales and Jason Roy scored 255 against Sri Lanka.
Australia Defeated India for the Third Time in Wankhede
Both teams were face to face on this ground after 13 years. Four matches have been played between India and Australia so far. In this, the Indian team could win only one. Australia had success in three matches. The last time in 2007 when both teams were face to face, Team India won by two wickets. Before that he had suffered defeats in 1996 and 2003. Australia Beat India 10 Wickets for the First Time,
Warner Fourth Fastest Batsman to Score 5000 Runs
In Warner’s ODI, five thousand runs were completed. He is the fourth batsman to reach this figure in the fewest innings. Warner achieved this feat in the 115th inning. Former South African batsman Hashim Amla had 101, former West Indies batsman Vivian Richards and Kohli took 114 innings.
Manish Pandey Concussion Substitute Instead of Pant
India’s regular wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant did not hit the ground in the second innings. The ball was hit on his helmet during the batting. In his place, Manish Pandey came on the field as Concussion Substitute. Lokesh Rahul is wicket-keeping. He is the keeper for Kings XI Punjab in the IPL.
Dhawan Hit His Career’s 28th Fifty
Shikhar Dhawan scored the highest 74 runs for India. This is the 28th half-century of his career. Mitchell Starc took three wickets for Australia. Pat Cummins and Ken Richardson had two successes each. Lokesh Rahul was out after scoring 47 runs. He was caught by Steve Smith off Ashton Eggar. Rahul shared a 121-run partnership for the second wicket with Dhawan. Rohit Sharma returned to the pavilion after scoring 10 runs. He was caught by David Warner off Mitchell Starc.
Pant Could Score Only 28 Runs off 33 Balls.
Virat Kohli returned to the pavilion after scoring 16 runs. Adam Jampa caught him on his own ball. Shreyas Iyer was dismissed for 4 runs. Ravindra Jadeja was caught by Alex Carrie off Kane Richardson for 25 runs. Shardul Thakur scored 13 runs. He was bowled by Stark. Rishabh Pant returned to the pavilion after scoring 28 runs off 33 balls. He was dismissed by Cummins.