What a Victory IND vs AUS 1st T20I: India set a record, Rinku Singh led the way

After the World Cup final, Australia once again showed their strong form in front of India. In the first match of the T20 series, Team India won the toss and elected to bowl. Australia then got off to a strong start. Steve Smith, who had arrived as an opener for the Kangaroo team, got to his feet as soon as he arrived. From the other end, Matthew Short returned cheaply to the pavilion but after that, Jos Inglis coming to the crease left the Indian bowlers yearning for wickets.

1st T20I India Vs Australia

As soon as English came, he made noise with the bat and started hitting the Indian bowlers in a deadly manner. He led an explosive innings of 110 runs in just 50 balls. This English innings included 11 fours and 8 skyscraper sixes. Unfortunately, had Steve Smith not been eliminated, the Australian team would have set a big target for India at the same time. Smith played a brilliant innings of 52 runs off 41 balls. Thanks to this innings, the Kangaroo team set a big target of 209 runs for India.

Team India Performance

The Indian team, which was chasing the big goal, did not get off to a good start. Rituraj Gaikwad became the victim of Duck. Gaikwad was thrown out without playing the ball. At the same time, Yashasvi Jaiswal showed a fearless style, scoring 21 runs in just 8 balls with the help of 2 sixes and 2 fours. After that, Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav took Australia’s breath away. Ishaan hit two fours and five sixes and played an excellent innings of 58 runs. On the other hand, Surya’s goon also caught fire. Sky finished the game-winning innings with 80 runs off 42 balls with the help of 4 sixes and 9 fours. In the end, Rinku Singh showed his finishing style and gave the team a 2-wicket win by hitting a six off the last No ball.

Under the captaincy of Surya, Team India has set a great record in T20 International. The Indian team reached the target of 209 runs for the first time in this format. Earlier in 2019, Team India had scored 208 runs in the T20 match against West Indies.