India vs Australia T20 highlights: In a nail-biting finish Australia stunned India by three wicketets in the first T20 that went on till the last ball of the match. Being set the tarhet of 127 runs, Australia was at one point of time comfortably placed but Men in Blue took a couple of quick wickeys to sniff a win. Maxwell was the top scores for Aussies with 56 runs. Short also contributed 37 runs before he was run out. For India, Bumrah was the pick of the bowler with three wickets. Chahal and Pandya took 1 wicket each.
Earlier, batting first after putting in to bat, India set the target of 127 runs for Australia to chase. Apart from KL Rahul (50 runs) none of the batsmen lived up to the expectations. Even though Virat Kohli put up 53 runs partnership with KL Rahul for the second wicket, he could contribute 24 runs before being caught byCoulter Nile off the bowling of Zampa. MS Dhoni contributed with 29 runs to help India put up a decent score on the board.
With Rohit Sharma was out cheaply for 5 runs, it was a sorry tale in the midddle with Rishabh Pant (3 runs), Dinesh Karthik (1 run), Gardhik Pandya (1 run) and Umesh Yadav (2 runs) were out cheaply. The next match will be played in Bengaluru on Wednesday, February 27.