Australia vs India, 1st ODI : Win for Australia by 66 runs

India loose first ODI over 50 runs as Hardik Pandya falls for 90, Australia is in Control 1st ODI. Hardik Pandya couldn’t reach his century, losing his wicket after scoring 90 runs, with India edging closer to a defeat against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

Having grabbed crucial wickets, Australia win the first One Day International against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Josh Hazlewood grabbed the wickets of Mayank Agarwal, Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer. Hardik Pandya and Shikhar Dhawan tried to anchor India’s innings but were dismissed after scoring 90 and 74 respectively. One time Hardik Pandya’s 90 runs from 76 balls for India. The hosts set a target of 375 runs, after wrapping up at 374 for six after 50 overs.

Aaron Finch and Steve Smith grabbed centuries for Australia, meanwhile, David Warner scored a half-century. Mohammed Shami registered three wickets for India, with Jasprit Bumrah, Navdeep Saini and Yuzvendra Chahal notching a dismissal each.

Finch and Warner set a 100-run stand to give Australia a good start. Warner fell to Shami, and Smith walked in and motored 105 runs from 66 balls. Finch was sent back to the pavilion by Bumrah. Also, Glenn Maxwell scored a quickfire 45 off 19 deliveries. Smith was later dismissed by Shami in the last over.