India vs Australia Live Score, 1st ODI: Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni steady Indian run chase – Times of India
OVERS 28.6: FOUR!
Rohit hits over mid-off for another boundary
OVERS 28.2: FOUR!
Rohit goes down on one knee and scoops to the fine leg fence
Jason Behrendorff replaces Jhye Richardson in the attack
100-run stand up between Rohit and Dhoni off 136 deliveries
100 up for India in 25.2 overs
OVERS 23.5: FOUR! 38th ODI fifty for Rohit as cuts to the point fence. That’s his sixth ODI fifty against Australia
OVERS 23.3: FOUR!
Dhoni sweeps from outside off-stump to the square leg fence
Glenn Maxwell replaces Stoinis in the attack
OVERS 22.2: FOUR!
Siddle continues, Rohit drives on the up through the covers
OVERS 20.1: FOUR!
Siddle back in the attack, Dhoni square cuts for four
50-run stand up between Rohit and Dhoni as Stoinis replaces Siddle in the attack
OVERS 16.6: BIG HIT! Rohit charges down the pitch and hits a Lyon delivery over mid-wicket for his third six
OVERS 14.5: BIG HIT! Dhoni charges down the pitch and smashes a Lyon delivery over long-on for his first six
OVERS 13.4: BIG HIT! Siddle pitches it short and Rohit effortlessly pulls over square leg for his second six
Nathan Lyon has been introduced in the attack
10 overs gone, first Powerplay over, India 21/3
Peter Siddle replaces Jhye Richardson in the attack
OVERS 5.6: 10,000 ODI runs for Dhoni for India as he gets off the mark with a single
OVERS 4.5: BIG HIT! Rohit Sharma get off the mark off a free hit delivery which he flicks over deep square leg
India in trouble, MS Dhoni is the new man in and Rohit Sharma is yet to get off the mark
OVERS 3.5: OUT! Ambati Rayudu is trapped plumb in front by Richardson for a duck, the umpire raises his finger, he takes a review, but the replays show the ball was going to hit the stumps. India 4/3
OVERS 3.2: OUT! Virat Kohli (3) flicks to short square-leg for Stoinis to take the catch off Jhye Richardson. India 4/2
OVER 0.6: OUT! Shikhar Dhawan falls for a golden duck as he is trapped plumb in front by Jason Behrendorff. India 1/1
Jason Behrendorff bowls the first over, Rohit Sharma on strike
Australia score 288/5 in their 50 overs
OVERS 49.5: FOUR!
Maxwell flicks to the mid-wicket fence
OVERS 49.3: FOUR!
Stoinis edges to the third man fence
OVERS 49.1: BIG HIT! Bhuvneshwar gives a juicy full toss and Stoinis pulls over mid-wicket for his second six
OVERS 48.2: FOUR!
Stoinis pulls a Shami delivery to the mid-wicket fence
OVERS 47.2: OUT! Handscomb (73) hits to sweeper cover for Dhawan to take the catch. Australia 254/5
OVERS 47.1: BIG HIT! Handscomb pulls a Bhuvneshwar delivery over fine leg for his third six
OVERS 45.6: FOUR!
Handscomb hits a Bhuvneshwar delivery behind square leg
50-run stand up between Handscomb and Stoinis off 50 balls
OVERS 45.2: FOUR!
Handscomb hits a Bhuvneshwar delivery over the covers
OVERS 43.6: BIG HIT! 50 up for Handscomb as he hits a Kuldeep delivery over long-on for another six
OVERS 43.3: BIG HIT! Stoinis goes down on one leg and hits a Kuldeep delivery over long-on for the first six of the match
200 up for Australia in 41.2 overs
Shami replaces Bhuvneshwar in the attack
OVERS 37.3: OUT! Marsh (54) hits a Kuldeep delivery to Shami at long-on. Australia 186/4
Kuldeep replaces Khaleel in the attack
50-run stand up between Marsh and Handscomb off 49 deliveries
OVERS 35.5: FOUR!
Handscomb cover drives for his fourth boundary, lovely timing
OVERS 35.2: FOUR! 13th ODI fifty for Marsh as he pulls a Khaleel delivery to the mid-wicket fence
OVERS 34.2: FOUR!
Handscomb pulls past mid-on for his third boundary
OVERS 34.1: FOUR!
Handscomb square drives a Bhuvneshwar delivery
OVERS 33.2: FOUR!
Marsh hits a Khaleel delivery over point to move to 46
Khaleel replaces Shami in the attack
Bhuvneshwar replaces Jadeja in the attack
150 up for Australia in 32 overs
OVERS 30.6: FOUR!
Peter Handscomb hits a Jadeja delivery through the covers for his first boundary
OVERS 28.2: OUT! Khawaja (59) goes for the sweep, is hit on the pad, Jadeja appeals, umpire gives it out, Khawaja goes for the review and the replays show Khawaja is plumb in front
OVERS 25.2: Fifth fifty for Khawaja as he taps to square leg for a single. That’s his first ODI fifty in Australia and he has got it off 70 deiveries
Khaleel is back in the attack
OVERS 23.3: FOUR!
Khawaja pulls another short delivery over short fine leg
OVERS 23.1: FOUR!
Rayudu continues, Khawaj pulls to the fine leg boundary
OVERS 22.5: FOUR! 100 up for Australia as Khawaja reverse hits a Jadeja delivery to the point fence
Ambati Rayudu has been introduced in the attack
50-run stand up between Khawaja and Marsh off 61 deliveries
OVERS 19.4: FOUR!
Marsh cuts a Kuldeep delivery to the point boundary
Jadeja concedes three runs in his first over
Ravindra Jadeja replaces Mohammed Shami in the attack
OVERS 15.6: FOUR!
Kuldeep drags it short and Khawaja pulls to the mid-wicket fence
OVERS 14.2: FOUR!
4 byes are conceded, a rare error by MS Dhoni behind the stumps as the ball did not bounce
OVERS 12.4: FOUR!
Shami continues, Marsh flicks through mid-wicket for his first boundary
Australia’s 50 has come up in 11.3 overs
OVERS 10.4: FOUR!
Khawaja hits through the covers for his first boundary
Usman Khawaja and Shaun Marsh have some rebuilding to do now
OVERS 9.5: OUT! Carey (24) cuts to first slip for Rohit Sharma to take the catch. Kuldeep strikes in his first over
OVERS 9.4: FOUR!
Carey cuts through backward point
Double bowling change: Kuldeep Yadav replaces Khaleel Ahmed in the attack. Powerplays are still on
Shami concedes 2 runs in his first over
Mohammed Shami replaces Bhuvneshwar Kumar in the attack
OVERS 7.5: FOUR!
Khaleel continues, Carey flicks through mid-wicket for his fourth boundary
OVERS 4.4: FOUR!
Carey cuts through point for his third boundary, superb timing there
OVERS 3.4: FOUR!
Carey cuts to the third man fence
OVERS 3.1: FOUR! FREE HIT!
Carey makes room and hits over mid-on for the first boundary of the match
Khaleel oversteps for a no-ball, that’s a big one
OVERS 2.2: OUT! 100th ODI wicket for Bhuvneshwar as Finch (6) is clean bowled through the gate
Finch hits through the covers for three runs
Khaleel Ahmed bowls the second over for India
2 runs off the first over by Bhuvneshwar
Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowls the first over, Alex Carey on strike
Australian captain Aaron Finch wins toss, opts to bat against India in Sydney
India (Playing XI):
Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Ambati Rayudu, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Khaleel Ahmed
Australia (Playing XI):
Aaron Finch, Alex Carey, Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Nathan Lyon, Peter Siddle, Jhye Richardson, Jason Behrendorff
Australia have won just 3 out of their last 24 ODIs.
The last time Australia played India in a bilateral series, they lost 1-4.
The Indians have lost just 1 out of their last one-day internationals.
Hit hard by an unexpected controversy after the high of the Test triumph, India will look to fine tune their World Cup preparations in the three-match ODI series against an under-fire Australia.