Ind vs Aus 2017 ODI: It was nothing short of unbelievable what Captain Cool MS Dhoni and new kid on the block Hardik Pandya did today in Chennai. Captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat against Australia in the first game of five-match One-day International series and promptly saw his side 3 down for next to nothing. Aus tails were up! But that was before DhoniPandya smashed them into submission. Kohli-led side made a competitive 281 for seven against Australia. All rounder Hardik Pandya played a stunning innings with a 66-ball 83, while Mahendra Singh Dhoni made 79 off 88 balls. For Australia, Nathan Coulter-Nile picked up three wickets giving away 44 runs. Brief Scores: India: 281 for seven in 50 overs (Hardik Pandya 83, Mahendra Singh Dhoni 79; Nathan Coulter-Nile 3/44).
Ind vs Aus 2017 ODI: Indian captain Virat Kohli and Australian captain Steve Smith during the Toss of their first-ODI match at MAC Stadium in Chennai on Sunday. (PTI)