First Twenty20 match highlights: Australia defeats India by four wickets after chasing down 209 runs.

India vs Australia ( IND vs AUS ) 1st T20 cricket news today: Australia beat India by four wickets in the first T20 International in Mohali.

India vs Australia 1st T20 Highlights: Australia took a 1-0 lead in the three-match series with a four-wicket victory over India in the opening T20 International. In Australia cricket news Matthew Wade’s undefeated 45 off 21 balls and Cameron Green’s stunning effort helped the Kangaroos squeak out a victory with four balls remaining.

Earlier, when Australia’s skipper Aaron Finch won the toss and decided to field first, Hardik Pandya (71 not out) and KL Rahul (55), who both blasted smashing half-centuries, helped India reach 208/6 in 20 overs. The Indian playing XI was without Rishabh Pant or Jasprit Bumrah.

Brief scores:- India defeated Australia by a score of 208/6 in 20 overs (Hardik Pandya was 71 not out and KL Rahul was 55; Nathan Elis took three wickets and Josh Hazlewood two).

211/6 in 19.2 overs; Australia (Cameron Green 61, Matthew

The Champions team had never chased a score of 200+ in T20s but Australia had to chase a record of 209 runs. The promotion of Cameron Green for the opening roared in handsomely and he sabotaged India’s attack. After Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s first over of 8 runs, Green got 16 runs in the first over of Umesh Yadav. On Umesh’s return to T20I, Green hit four consecutive fours in the first four balls.

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