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IND vs AUS: KL Rahul, Jadeja shine as India win by five wickets against Ausralia

New Delhi: KL Rahul smashed 75 not out while Ravindra Jadeja scored unbeaten 45 as India chased down the target of 189 runs against Australia in 39.5 overs to win the first One Day International (ODI) by wickets at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Friday (March 17). Winning run by Jadeja KL Rahul and […]

Edited By : Prateek Gautam | Updated: Mar 20, 2023 12:32 IST
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New Delhi: KL Rahul smashed 75 not out while Ravindra Jadeja scored unbeaten 45 as India chased down the target of 189 runs against Australia in 39.5 overs to win the first One Day International (ODI) by wickets at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Friday (March 17).

Winning run by Jadeja

KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja however, have slow walked their way out. Full and onto the leg stump from Starc to Jadeja, who flicks it behind square on the onside for four, and jadeja  finishes the game with boundary.

Rahul-Jadeja 100-run partnership

What a vital stand between Rahul and jadeja had been. Australia were very much into the game after Hardik Pandya’s wicket. India needed more then 100 runs, when Ravindra Jadeja entered into the crease.

KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja however, have slow walked their way out of this one. Full and onto the leg stump from Starc to Jadeja, who flicks it behind square on the onside for four.

India were needed 8-runs to win the first ODI match of three matches series. The two batters shared a hug of quite a few minutes after they took the run that took the stand to past the 100-run mark.

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India went four down just outside of the powerplay and then lost Hardik Pandya at 83. The slow burner 108-run stand between KL Rahul (75 off 91) and Ravindra Jadeja (45 off 69) took them out. India with the 1-0 lead in the three match series.

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Playing XI

India XI :Ishan Kishan, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya (C), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Mohammed Shami.

Australia XI: Travis Head, Mitchell Marsh, Steve Smith (C), Marnus Labuschagne, Josh Inglis (WK), Cameron Green, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Sean Abbott, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa.

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First published on: Mar 17, 2023 09:12 PM IST

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