India vs Australia Visakhapatnam,(India)
1st t20 highlights,2019
Toss: Australia won and elected to field first
Match debut: Mayank Markande
(KL Rahul 50, MS Dhoni 29*, Coulter-Nile 3/26)
Australia 127/7 (20/20ov)
(GJ Maxwell 56, DJM Short 37, JJ Bumrah 3/16)
Australia won by 3 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Player of the match: NM Coulter-Nile
Series result: Australia led the 2-match series 1-0
Australia XI: Finch (capt), Short, Stoinis, Maxwell, Handscomb (wk), Turner, Coulter-Nile, Cummins, Jhye Richardson, Behrendorff, Zampa
India XI: Rohit, Rahul, Kohli, Pant, Dhoni, Karthik, Krunal, Umesh, Chahal, Markande, Bumrah
India innings summary
Rahul and Rohit opened the innings. Behrendorff balled the 1st over and from other and Richardson balled the over.
Rahul scored 11 runs in 2nd over. Rohit Sharma departs early in 3rd over taken by Behrendorff. Skipper came at No.3
At the end of 6 overs India were 49/1. They were scoring 8 runs per over. Zampa and cummins came to bowl after 6 overs.
Zampa strike Kohli in 9th over. He scored 24 runs. Pant came and in next over he was run out for 3 runs. In 10 overs India were 80/3.
The master mind MS Dhoni came to bat. KL Rahul scored 50 runs in 35 balls and he was gone for 50 runs taken by Coulter-Nile.
D. Karthik came and clean bowled for 1 runs as Coulter-Nile taken 2 wickets in 1 over.
KH Pandya joined but he also couldn’t stand with Dhoni for long time as he scored 1 run and again Coulter-Nile strike.
After 15 overs India were 100/6. Umesh Yadav joined. Cummins strike Yadav in 17th over. Chahal came at No.9.
Bowlers balled very well in last 10 overs. Dhoni couldn’t score runs as they scored 126 runs in 20 overs.
Well balled by Coulter-Nile as he taken 3 wickets in 4 overs. India scored 61 runs in last 12 overs.
Australia ininngs summary
Stoinis and Short opened the innings. Bumrah balled 1st over. From other end skipper introduced spinner in 2nd over.
Stoinis was run out in 2nd over. In 3rd over Bumrah strike Finch and Australia lost 2 wickets in 3 overs.
Maxwell came at No.4. In 4th over Maxwell scored 14 runs to Yadav and in 6th over he scored 13 runs to Chahal.
At the end of 6 overs Australia were 41/2. Debunt Markande balled 7th over. Both batsman were scoring runs easily.
Maxwell scored 50 runs in 40 balls. 84 runs partnership between them. In 14th over Chahal strike Maxwell for 56 runs.
After 14 overs the score was 90/3. They required 37 runs in 36 balls. Handscomb came at No.5. Short was run out for 37 runs in 16th over.
Last 4 overs
Turner came and he was clean bowled for duck in 17th over taken by Pandya. India came back into the game as Australia lost 2 wickets in 2 overs. Coulter-Nile joined.
Australia required 21 runs in 18 balls. 18th over was balled by Markande and he just gave 5 runs and they needed 16 runs in 12 balls.
The crucial 19th over was balled by Bumrah. Fabulous over by Bumrah as he taken 2 wickets and just gave 2 runs. He is one of the best bowler in the world.
Handscomb and Coulter-Nile were the 2 man to depart in 19th over. Last over and they need 14 runs of it. Richardson and Cummins are batting and Yadav to ball last over.\
1st ball 1 run. 2nd ball Richardson hit for four. 3rd ball 2 runs. 4thball 1 run. In 2 balls they need 6 runs and Cummins was on strike.
5th ball he hit for four. Very wide on off stump bad ball balled by Yadav. Last ball 2 runs needed. They just take 2 runs on last ball and won by 3 wickets. What a thriller match it was.
A brilliant 19th over from Bumrah turned the tide in India’s favour, but Cummins found the boundary when they most needed it.
They ran like their lives depended on it to steal two off the last ball, and go one-nil up. Coulter-Nile was given man of the match.