Hardik-Rahul-Suryakumar’s destructive batting, India gave Australia a challenging target of 209 runs
Brilliant batting from Hardik Pandya. KL Rahul and Suryakumar Yadav batted. The Indian cricket team scored 200 runs in the first T20 match against Australia on the basis of the batting of these three stars. Australia captain Aaron Finch won the toss and elected to bowl. Team India scored 208 runs in the allotted 20 overs for the loss of 6 wickets. Hardik Pandya scored 71 runs in 30 balls for the team. Apart from this, KL Rahul scored 55 runs in 35 balls and Suryakumar Yadav scored 46 runs in 25 balls. Nathan Ellis took the most 3 wickets for Australia. Apart from this, Jose Hazlewood took 2 and Cameron Green took one wicket.
India’s two openers Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul made a good start after losing the toss. India started in an aggressive mood but could not score big in the opening pair. India’s first wicket fell by 21 runs. Jose Hazlewood dismissed Rohit Sharma for 11 runs. Virat Kohli did not score big runs with the bat. Kohli was personally dismissed for 2 at the hands of Nathan Ellis after the team’s 35. Then Suryakumar Yadav led the Indian innings along with KL Rahul. The duo moved up the team’s scoreboard at a brisk pace. The two star batsmen also played some great shots. He completed the partnership of half-century. Apart from this, KL Rahul hit individual half-century. India lost their third wicket for 103 runs. KL Rahul was dismissed for 55 by Jose Hazlewood.
Then along with Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya also joined. But the big partnership did not come. Suryakumar Yadav was dismissed individually by Cameron Green for 46 runs. The fourth wicket fell for 126 runs. Hardik Pandya single-handedly pulled the innings of the Indian team by running at a high speed from one side. He played mercatori shots one after the other. But on the other hand Akshar Patel and Dinesh Karthik soon returned to the house. Both fell victim to Nathan Ellis for 6 runs. The fifth wicket fell for 146 runs and the sixth wicket fell for 176 runs. But on the other hand Hardik Pandya continued his impeccable batting. He completed his fifty in just 25 balls. Hardik Pandya kept his batting intact till the end. India’s innings ended with 6 wickets for 208 runs. Hardik Pandya remained unbeaten on 71. The target of victory in front of Australia is 209 runs.