IND vs AUS, Virat Kohli: Indian cricket team were facing the Australia cricket team in the first match on Friday, March 17. Moreover, the game was being played at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, India.
India were coming into this game after drawing against Australia in the fourth test match. Steve Smith went on to win the toss and he decided to bat first at the Narendra Modi Stadium.
Australia went on to hit 480 and 172 runs respectively in the first and second innings. While India went on to put up 571 runs in the first innings. India won the test series by 2-1 against Australia.
Virat Kohli won the man of the match award against Australia in the fourth test. He went on to score 186 runs from 364 balls with a strike rate of 51.10.
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Cameron Green went on to score 114 runs against India. While he did so from 170 balls with a strike rate of 67.06. Cameron Green hit 18 fours.
Both teams India and Australia have gone on to face 143 times in ODI cricket. Moreover, India have won 53 times while Australia have won 80 times.
IND vs AUS: Virat Kohli steals the show by showcasing India’s pride Natu Natu step onto the field
The men in blue put on a strong display with the bowl against Australia. They restricted Australia to just 188 runs. However, India’s loose batting has now put them under extreme pressure.
Virat Kohli went on to perform the Natu Natu step on the field during the first ODI. Notably, Natu Natu from RRR recently bagged an Oscar award making India proud.
IND VS AUS Playing XI:
India: Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul (wk), Hardik Pandya (c), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Mohammed Shami.
Australia: Travis Head, Mitchell Marsh, Steven Smith (c), Marnus Labuschagne, Josh Inglis (wk), Glenn Maxwell, Cameron Green, Marcus Stoinis, Sean Abbott, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa.
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