1st T20I: Australia win nail-biting thriller by 3 wickets against India

With 14 required off the last over, Umesh was hit for a boundary each by Jhye Richardson and Pat Cummins, who had identical scores of 7 not out as they reached the target of 127 off the last ball of the match.

India TV Sports Desk [ Published on: February 24, 2019 23:05 IST ]
  • A profligate Umesh Yadav undid all the good work done by Jasprit Bumrah as Australia edged out India by three wickets in a last-ball thriller in the first T20I.
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    A profligate Umesh Yadav undid all the good work done by Jasprit Bumrah as Australia edged out India by three wickets in a last-ball thriller in the first T20I.

  • With 14 required off the last over, Umesh was hit for a boundary each by Richardson and Cummins, who had identical scores of 7* as they reached the target of 127 off the last delivery of the match.
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    With 14 required off the last over, Umesh was hit for a boundary each by Richardson and Cummins, who had identical scores of 7* as they reached the target of 127 off the last delivery of the match.

  • Till the 15th over, Australia were in a cruise control mode as Glenn Maxwell (56 off 43 balls) and Darcy Short (37 off 37 balls) added 84 runs for the third wicket to almost seal the match.
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    Till the 15th over, Australia were in a cruise control mode as Glenn Maxwell (56 off 43 balls) and Darcy Short (37 off 37 balls) added 84 runs for the third wicket to almost seal the match.

  • India's wrist spin duo of Yuzvendra Chahal (1/28 in 4 overs) and debutant Mayank Markande (0/31 in 4 overs) couldn't much of make an impact on Maxwell, who blasted both of them for towering sixes.
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    India's wrist spin duo of Yuzvendra Chahal (1/28 in 4 overs) and debutant Mayank Markande (0/31 in 4 overs) couldn't much of make an impact on Maxwell, who blasted both of them for towering sixes.

  • Put into bat, opener Rahul's half-century on comeback but an inexplicable batting collapse found India restricted to a paltry 126 for 7 in 20 overs.
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    Put into bat, opener Rahul's half-century on comeback but an inexplicable batting collapse found India restricted to a paltry 126 for 7 in 20 overs.

  • The best partnership for India was 55 for the second wicket between Rahul and skipper Virat Kohli (24, 17 balls).
 
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    The best partnership for India was 55 for the second wicket between Rahul and skipper Virat Kohli (24, 17 balls).

     

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