IND vs AUS 2023 World Cup Highlights : In the ODI World Cup 2023, India has defeated Australia by six wickets in its first match. Australia won the toss and batted first and scored 199 runs. In response, India scored 201 runs after losing four wickets and made a winning start to their World Cup campaign.
India made a winning start to its World Cup campaign by defeating Australia by six wickets. The heroes of India’s victory in this match were Lokesh Rahul and Virat Kohli. However, both the batsmen missed the century. Rahul played an unbeaten inning of 97 runs and Kohli played an inning of 85 runs. Apart from these two, only Hardik Pandya could open his account. He scored 11 runs. For Australia, Josh Hazlewood took three wickets and Mitchell Starc took one wicket. Steve Smith scored the maximum 46 runs for Australia with the bat. Warner also played an inning of 41 runs. In the end Starc contributed 28 runs. Ravindra Jadeja took three wickets for India. Kuldeep Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah got two wickets each. Siraj, Hardik and Ashwin took one wicket each.
With the victory in this match, India has achieved two important points. Team India has come to fifth place in the points table. India’s next match will be with Afghanistan on October 11.
What happened in the match?
Australia won the toss and decided to bat first. Bumrah dismissed Mitchell Marsh in his second over. He could not even open his account. After this, Smith and Warner took over the Australian innings by making a partnership of 69 runs, but Kuldeep broke the partnership by dismissing Warner. Warner scored 41 runs. Smith and Labuschagne added 36 runs, but Jadeja dismissed Smith for 46 and Labuschagne for 27. They did not even allow Alex Carey to open the account and half of Australia’s team returned to the pavilion on 119 runs. Kuldeep bowled Maxwell on a personal score of 15 runs. Soon Green also became Ashwin’s victim on the score of eight runs. Cummins was out after scoring 15 runs and Zampa after scoring six runs. In the end, Mitchell Starc scored 28 runs and took his team’s score to 199 runs. Ravindra Jadeja took three wickets for India. Kuldeep Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah got two wickets each. Siraj, Hardik and Ashwin took one wicket each.
India had a very bad start while chasing 200 runs. Three batsmen returned to the pavilion on the score of two runs. Ishan Kishan, Rohit Sharma and Shreyas Iyer could not even open their account. Starc made Ishan Kishan and Hazlewood made Rohit and Shreyas their victims. After this, Kohli along with Rahul took over the innings. He also got a lease of life on the score of 12 runs. After this both of them did not look back.
Both of them scored their half-centuries and made century partnerships. Even after this he remained at the crease. Kohli missed his century and became Hazlewood’s third victim at the score of 85 runs. After this, Rahul along with Hardik Pandya finished the match. However, he also missed his century and remained unbeaten on a personal score of 97 runs. For Australia, Hazlewood took three wickets and Starc took one wicket.
IND vs AUS Live Score: Virat Kohli missed a century
Virat Kohli is out after scoring 85 runs in 116 balls. Josh Hazlewood got him caught by Marnus Labuschagne. Kohli hit six fours in his innings and made a partnership of 165 runs with Rahul. However, he could not finish the match and also missed his century, but he got out after taking Team India to the threshold of victory. Now India needs only 33 runs to win. Hardik is at the crease with Rahul.
IND vs AUS Live Score: India has a strong hold in the match
The brilliant partnership of Virat Kohli and Lokesh Rahul has strengthened India’s hold in the match. While chasing 200 runs, Team India lost three wickets for two runs. Since then both of them have brought India’s score to 140 runs. Now both are scoring runs easily and India’s hold on the match has become stronger.
IND vs AUS Live Score: Century partnership between Kohli and Rahul
There has been a century partnership between Virat Kohli and Lokesh Rahul. Both of them added 100 runs in 146 balls and made Team India comeback in the match. India had lost its three wickets for two runs. Rohit, Ishaan and Shreyas could not even open an account. After this, both of them have batted carefully and have brought Team India back in the match. Kohli has reached his half-century and Rahul is very close to it.
IND vs AUS Live Score: Virat’s half-century
Virat Kohli has completed his half-century in 75 balls. This is his 67th half-century in ODIs. He was given life on the score of 12 runs. Since then, he has played very carefully and is scoring runs easily.
IND vs AUS Live Score: India’s third wicket fell
India has lost three wickets on the score of two runs. Three important batsmen of India have been out without opening the account. After Ishaan and Rohit, Shreyas Iyer was also out without opening the account. Shreyas was caught by Josh Hazlewood at the hands of David Warner. Team India is in trouble while chasing the score of 200 runs. Now Virat Kohli and Lokesh Rahul are at the crease.