IND vs AUS: Team India ended the wait of 12 years, and created history by defeating Australia
IND vs AUS: Team India ended the wait of 12 years by winning the first ODI against Australia.
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IND vs AUS: The first match of the three ODI series between India and Australia was played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. In this match, Team India defeated Australia by 5 wickets. With this victory, the Indian team ended the wait of 12 years and took a 1-0 lead in the series. KL Rahul played an important role in India’s victory. Let us tell you that Team India had not won a single ODI match in Wankhede for the last 12 years. The last time India and Australia clashed at this ground, Team India lost by 10 wickets. But now the Indian team has avenged that defeat against Australia.
How was the match
In this match played between India and Australia, Team India won the toss and decided to bowl. Batting first, the Australian team got all out on a score of 188. In response, India chased this target in 39.5 overs by losing 5 wickets. KL Rahul scored a brilliant half-century in this match. Whereas in the first innings, Mohammed Shami, while bowling brilliantly, did not allow the Australian batsmen to score runs and took three Australian wickets one after the other. Mohammad Siraj also took 3 wickets and Ravindra Jadeja also took 2, whereas Hardik Pandya and Kuldeep Yadav got success. No batsman could do anything special for Australia.
Rahul and Jadeja did wonders
Talking about the second innings of the match, the start of Team India chasing the target of 189 was very bad. The team lost its 4 wickets till the score of 39. But from one end, KL Rahul stood on the ground. Rahul played a steady inning of 75 runs in 91 balls in this match. Apart from him, Ravindra Jadeja also scored 45 runs. He was adjudged player of the match for his innings, superb bowling and fielding. Jadeja showed everyone that he is the best all-rounder in the world with his all-around performance in this match. On the other hand, KL Rahul’s return to form is a good sign for Team India.