That's it ! KL Rahul fitting finishes the game off in style with a six. India have secured a rather clinical win over the Aussies in the first ODI. While Mohammed Shami was the star with the ball, the batters put up a sensational performance to guide the Men in Blue to a five-wicket win.
KL Rahul and Suryakumar Yadav have notched up an important fifth wicket stand and put India in the driver's seat. The Men in Blue should complete the chase comfortably from here.
Out! Pat Cummins strikes and Ishan Kishan has to depart. The partnership was taking the game away from Australia but the Australian skipper has broken the stand. The onus on KL Rahul and Suryakumar Yadav to guide India to victory.
Kl Rahul and Ishan Kishan has played sensible cricket and put the chase back on the track after Australia picked three quick wickets. The Men in Blue are in a pole position at the moment.
Out! Adam Zampa has castled Shubman Gill and India have lost another. Australia are back in this big time. Shubman Gill b Adam Zampa 74(63)
Out! Slight miscommunication between the Indian batters and Shreyas Iyer has been run out. Australia have bagged two wickets in quick succession and are back in the contest.
Out! Australia have finally got a breakthrough and it's Adam Zampa who has delivered the goods. Zampa trapped Ruturaj Gaikwad in front of the stumps and has broken the opening stand. Ruturaj Gaikwad lbw b Adam Zampa 71(77)
Maiden ODI Fifty for Ruturaj Gaikwad! Gaikwad has been magnificent right from the get-go and has taken Australia's bowling attacks to the cleaners. He would look to play in the same vein and breach the three-figure mark.
Fifty for Shubman Gill ! The dashing opening batter has looked in pristine touch and dictated terms in Mohali. He would look to make it big and take India across the line.
Ruturaj Gaikwad and Shubman Gill have given India an ideal start in the run chase and notched up a half-century stand. They would look to carry on the good work going ahead.
India and Australia meet in what is expected to be a fascinating contest in the 1st ODI of the three-match series on Friday, September 22. This is not just a clash between two heavyweight sides but also an opportunity for both these teams to work out a winning combination ahead of the much-awaited ICC World Cup 2023. The Indian team would be bubbling with confidence, having beaten top sides like Pakistan as well as Sri Lanka en route to winning the Asia Cup 2023 title not very long ago. At the same time, Australia would look to take the positives from their ODI series defeat to South Africa and put up a good show here. The first ODI is being played at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali, a venue that has already hosted some epic India vs Australia showdowns in the past. India vs Australia 1st ODI 2023 Free Live Streaming Online on JioCinema: Get Live TV Telecast of IND vs AUS Cricket Match on Sports18 With Time in IST.
India would have a stand-in captain in KL Rahul who will take charge of proceedings for the first two ODIs with regular skipper Rohit Sharma and star batter Virat Kohli among those rested. They will return for the third ODI. The Indian team will have some top stars, the likes of which include Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and also Shreyas Iyer and Shubman Gill. Also, Ravichandran Ashwin is back and a lot of eyeballs would be on him to see how he fares on his return to the ODI side. For Australia, Mitchell Starc and Glenn Maxwell will miss out of this match, as was confirmed by captain Pat Cummins, who has recovered from a wrist injury. Is India vs Australia 1st ODI 2023 Cricket Match Live Telecast Available on DD Sports, DD Free Dish, and Doordarshan National TV Channels?
India Squad: Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan, Tilak Varma, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul(w/c), Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Prasidh Krishna, Washington Sundar
Australia Squad: David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Josh Inglis, Steven Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Alex Carey(w), Marcus Stoinis, Cameron Green, Pat Cummins(c), Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Ellis, Sean Abbott, Matthew Short, Spencer Johnson, Tanveer Sangha