New Delhi: After winning the toss India invited Australia to bat first at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Travis Head and Mitchell Marsh opened the innings for Australia. Marsh opened the innings for the first time in his career for Australia.
The 32-year-old all-rounder scored 81 off 65 balls. He smashed 10 fours and 5 sixes in his innings, his last 30 runs came in the last 15 balls. Earlier, Mohammed Siraj dismissed Travis Head early on but Steve Smith and Marsh first accelerated for Australia and then steadied the innings.
14 half-century for Marsh
This was the 14th half-century for Mitchell Marsh. He smashed Jadeja through extra cover for his seventh four.
14th ODI fifty for Mitchell Marsh 👏
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Jadeja dismisses marsh
Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja ended the Marsh carnage. Jadeja tossed it up and Marsh gone for a six, but this time though, he got a thick outside edge and hit toward it to short third man. Mohammed Siraj does not made any mistake and caught Mitchell Marsh.
India wins the toss
Earlier in the game, India’s stand-in skipper Hardik Pandya won the toss and decided to bowl first against Steve Smith-led team. Mohammed Siraj struck first as he removed travis Head for just 5 runs.
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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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