India won by 26 runs against Australia at Chepauk

In the Australia tour of India, The Indian team has got a perfect startup in the tour. In the ODI series, Indian team achieved a lead of 1-0 in the favor of India. The first One-day international match was on 17 September 2017 at Chepauk. In the match, Indian team defeated Australia by 26 runs by DLS method due to rain.

In that match, Indian team made some new record lets move to check out. Also, have a look how did India defeat Australia?

India won by 26 runs against Australia at Chepauk

India won first time against Australia at Chepauk

In the first ODI match, the Indian team has to do batting in the first inning. Indian team could not get a perfect start as they were expected. They lost their 5 wickets at the score of 87 in 21.3 overs. The Indian captain, Virat Kohli, and Manish Pandey, both of they could not score. After that Previous captain, MS Dhoni and Hardik Pandya provided stability to the team. Hardik Pandya played a smashing inning of 83 at 63 balls. Later on, in the last few overs, Bhuvneshwar Kumar accompanied to MS Dhoni, therefore MS Dhoni scored 79 at 88 balls. Thus Indian team succeeded to put a challenging target of 282 for the Australian.

The Australian inning delayed to start due to rain. Due to delay, the match has been reduced to 21 overs from 50 overs. Australian team also did not get a well and balanced startup. Australian captain Steven Smith could score only 1 runs and he was dominated by Hardik Pandya. Ater that Glenn Maxwell played a fast inning of 39 at 18 balls. In last few overs, James Faulkner scored 32 at 25 balls.    After that, no one can stand on the pitch. Thus Australian team could score only 137 runs by losing 9 wickets in 21 Overs.

In that match, MS Dhoni average was 100 and above. The previous season was great for him. In ODI his average was approximately 27.80. In this season his average is outstanding, it is around  89.57 in ODIs. He has scored 627 runs in 14 innings. In all played all inning, he scored 1 century and 5 half century.

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