# India vs Australia 1st ODI: MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav and bowlers star in India’s 6-wicket win

# India vs Australia 1st ODI: MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav and bowlers star in India’s 6-wicket win

India Australia 1st ODI Hyderabad

India beat Australia by 6 wickets to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match ODI series. Australia scored 236/7 batting first with a 50 from Usman Khawaja. Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Kuldeep Yadav took two wickets each while Kedar Jadhav chipped in with one. India lost Shikhar Dhawan early but Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli steadied the boat for them with a 76-run stand but the hosts were thrown into a precarious position once again when the pair and Ambati Rayudu were dismissed in quick succession. Jadhav turned up with the bat this time and together with MS Dhoni, ensured India lose no more wickets and won the match.

Usman Khawaja and Marcus Stoinis then put up an 87-run stand but the pari were dismissed within moments of each other. Glenn Maxwell came in at no.5 and had 36-run partnerships with Peter Handscomb and Ashton Turner.

India lost opener Shikhar Dhawan for a golden duck in the second over of their innings, but Kohli and Rohit Sharma played with characteristic ease before Australia prized out three wickets to roar back into the match. Kohli, who added 76 runs with Rohit, raced to a run-a-ball 44 before being foxed by an Adam Zampa delivery that beat his bat and rapped him on the pad.

Rohit's departure for 37 compounded India's problems but Dhoni and Jadhav batted sensibly and did not panic even when the asking run rate climbed above six an over.

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