Melbourne: India has claimed victory over Australia by 27 runs. Upon winning the toss Australia invited India to bat first, India succeeded in making 184 runs with a loss off 3 wickets in 20 overs. Whereas Australia only made 157 runs with a loss of three wickets. Finch and March were the openers from Australia’s side who scored 2 sixes and 8 fours making a count of 74 runs on 48 balls, but got runout on Jatijah’s ball. No good partnership was maintained with Finch afterwards with the next batsman bold after 23 runs. 1 and 2 runs were made by Lean and Maxwell. Watts after making 15 runs got catch out on Jatijah’s ball and Falkner made 10 runs.
Before Australia’s batting, India opened with Dhoni and Sharma. They played well making 60 runs, but got run out on Maxwell’s ball. Dhoni was unable to make half century and got out on 42 runs by Maxwell. Kohli stood firm and made 59 runs whereas Dhoni made 14 runs and got catch out by Watts.
From Australia’s side, Tai and Leon took one wicket each, Jatija and Bumra took 2 wickets each. Ayshuan,Pandya and Yuraj Singh took single wicket each.