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India vs Australia Match scheduled to begin at 13:30 local time (08:00 GMT)
Australia dominated the opening ODI against India, winning the opening fixture by 72 runs at the Maharashtra Cricket Associations Stadium in Pune.
George Bailey won the toss for Australia, and opted to bat first. The opening pairing f Phil Hughes and Aaron Finch got them off to the perfect start, with opening partnership of 110 runs, before Hughes was caught by Raina off the bowling of Jadeja in the 19th over for 47 off 53 balls. Finch went to his fifty off just 54 balls, which included 2 huge sixes. He went on to score 72 off 79 balls, before becoming the second victim of Yuvraj Singh, who continues to impress with his comeback. George Bailey played an excellent captains knock, when making 85 runs at better than a run ball before perishing in the cause to Ashwin in the 47th over. A quick 31 off 23 balls from Maxwell took Australia passed the 200 mark, ending on 304/8. Yuvraj Singh and Ashwin were the best with ball in hand, both ending with two wickets behind their names.
Sharma hogged the majority of the strike, allowing Dhawan just 15 balls when he was dismissed in the 7th over by James Faulkner. Kohli and Sharma looked to be winning the game for India, before Sharma lost his wicket to the bowling of Watson in the 14th over. Faulkner and Watson struck again picking up the important wickets of Kohli and Raina to get Australia on the front foot. India will be disappointed with their top 4, all getting starts and not converting. Wickets continued to fall regularly, with T20I hero Yuvraj Singh scoring just 7 runs. India collapsed to 232 all out. Faulkner was the main wicket taker for Australia, ending with figures of 3/47 off 8 overs.
India have plenty of time to fight back in the series, with 6 matches still left in the series.