IND Vs AUS: Australia beat India by 4 wickets, Cameron Green’s stormy innings
first match of t20 series India and Australia ,India Vs Australia) was played in Mohali. Australia took a 1-0 lead in the series after winning the first match against India. Batting first after losing the toss, the Indian team gave Australia a target of 209 runs in the stipulated 20 overs. Australia started well with Cameron Green’s attacking game and troubled the Indian bowlers. However, Indian bowlers Axar Patel and Umesh Yadav dealt a blow to Australia. But in the last over, Australia won by 4 wickets. by Matthew Wade Finally played a winning innings for Australia.
Green’s aggressive innings
Australian opener Cameron Greene and captain Aaron Finch opened the attack. Australia’s innings started with a six. Aaron Finch hit a six on the first ball of the innings against Bhuvneshwar Kumar. In this way the Kangaroo team adopted aggression from the very first ball. However, Australia lost its first wicket in the form of Finch. Spinner Axar Patel came in the fourth over and bowled Finch on the third ball. Axar placed a straight, fast ball in the line of the stumps, which Finch tried to hit a big shot, but failed and the stumps flew off. He scored 22 runs in 13 balls with the help of 1 six and 3 fours.
Cameron Green was also out in the 11th over. He was caught by Virat Kohli while trying to play a big shot off Axar Patel. He played an aggressive innings of 61 runs in 30 balls. Green hit 4 sixes and 8 fours.
Rahul and Akshar dropped the catch
Axar Patel gave his life to Green. The third ball of the eighth over was bowled short by Hardik Pandya, which Green pulled off and the ball went to Axar Patel at deep midwicket. Patel dropped the catch in his hand, which saved Green’s life. KL Rahul also gave life to Steve Smith. On the fifth ball of the ninth over, Smith tried to play a big shot on Patel. But the ball went into the hands of KL Rahul, where he dropped the catch. In this way two catches were dropped in two consecutive overs. Which is about the time when Australia was strengthening its party.
Umesh Yadav made four sixes
Yadav has got a chance after a long time. He lost a lot of runs in his over from the very beginning. He hit fours and sixes. However, a similar trend started in the 12th over as well, where he took 2 wickets in this over to complete the feat. Along with this, Indian fans also jumped with joy. Because both these wickets were enough to turn the match. Before Umesh, Steve Smith was dismissed after scoring 35 runs in 24 balls. He later took the wicket of Glenn Maxwell off the last ball of the over. Both the wickets were taken through review.
Mathew ruins India’s chances
Once Umesh Yadav and Axar Patel took wickets, Australia’s innings was in trouble. Akshar took 3 and Umesh took 2 wickets. At this time the Indian team was convinced that the match was in their favor. But as soon as Matthew Wade started playing the attacking game on the Indian bowlers, India’s hopes started to take a beating. Wade scored 45 runs in 21 balls. He hit 2 sixes and 6 fours. Steve Smith had earlier scored 35 runs in 24 balls. Tim David scored 18 runs in 14 balls.