AU vs IN, Warm Up match: IND wins by 6 runs!

AU vs IN, Warm Up match: IND wins by 6 runs!

Sinchan Saha

Modified Oct 17, 2022 2:07 PM IST

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AU vs IN, Warm Up match:  Indians 186 for 7 (Rahul 57, Suryakumar 50, Richardson 4-30) beat Australians 180 (Finch 79, Marsh 35, Shami 3-4, Bhuvneshwar 2-20) by six runs

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 In the Monday warm-up match against Australia at The Gabba in Brisbane, KL Rahul and Suryakumar Yadav both scored half-centuries as India posted a hefty 186/7 score. As a result, Australia’s run chase got off to a strong start thanks to Mitch Marsh and Aaron Finch. Before Bhuvneshwar Kumar removed Mitchell Marsh on 35 in the final over, they got Australia past 50 in 5 overs. For the hosts, Finch played a crucial knock. However, his heroic batting was in vain as India defeated Australia by six runs under the direction of Mohammed Shami.

Before India were invited to bat first, KL started the game with some classic boundaries and hit his fifty in just 27 balls. He was run out on 57 from 33 balls. In contrast, Suryakumar needed 32 balls to reach the goal. He left as soon as he hit his fifty in the final over.Virat Kohli managed 19 points, while Rohit Sharma scored 15 (14). Dinesh Karthik scored 20, and Hardik Pandya was out on two.

HIGHLIGHTS

Australia made a strong start

In the final match, Australia needed 11 runs to win, and Virat Kohli caught Pat Cummins with one hand, demonstrating his excellent fielding.Ashton Agar was run out on the very next ball of the over without making any runs. Shami bowled Josh Inglis for one run in the fifth delivery of the over and dismissed the hosts for 180. India defeated Australia by 6 runs thanks to Shami’s stunning 2, 2, W W W W spell in the final over.

Aaron Finch gave Australia a great start by chasing 187. He put together a 64-run stand with Mitchell Marsh to keep Australia in control. Australia continued to plunder despite the removal of Marsh by Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Steve Smith’s departure, with Glenn Maxwell and Finch in charge. Australia was almost out by the time the two added another 48 runs.

In the 14th over of the innings, Finch, in deadly form, struck Indian bowler Arshdeep Singh for 17 runs. Finch also scored fifty as he hammered Indian bowlers all over the field. Indian bowlers could not stop Australian batsmen from scoring runs at this point.

When experienced pacer Bhuvneshwar bowled Maxwell off for 23 runs in 16 balls, he gave his team a major victory. Australia needed 29 runs in the final three overs to win. Harshal Patel was brought back into the attack, and in the 19th over of the innings, he proved that his captain was right when he took out well-set batter Finch for 79 off 54. Seven fours and three sixes decorated the Australian captain’s knock. Tim David was run out by Virat Kohli at the same time.

India turned the match around

Men in Blue scored 186/7 earlier thanks to KL Rahul’s 57 off 33 and Suryakumar Yadav’s 50 off 33.Kane Richardson took a stunning four wickets for Australia, and Glenn Maxwell and Ashton Agar each took one wicket.

India got off to a good start when they batted first. Their opener, KL Rahul, knocked out Australian bowlers all over the field and scored 56 runs in just 5 overs. Rahul scored his half-century in 27 balls as he smashed Australian bowlers.

In the sixth over of the innings, skipper Rohit Sharma switched gears and bowled Glenn Maxwell for a six and a four. The score for Team India at the end of the powerplay was 69/0.

Maxwell gave his team a big victory when he dismissed Rahul for 57 off 33 deliveries in the eighth over of the innings.Virat Kohli, an experienced batsman, was invited to the crease after Rahul’s wicket. In the ninth over of the innings, India captain Rohit tried to pull a deep mid-wicket shot, but Ashton Agar caught it easily and took a big wicket for his team. After scoring 15 runs in 14 deliveries, the captain of India left the field. India finished the game with a score of 89/2 after ten overs.

Kohli and new batter Suryakumar Yadav collaborated to slam Australian bowlers for boundaries and singles frequently. Kohli’s time in the field was cut short when Mitchell Starc dismissed him after he scored 19 runs off 13 balls.

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Suryakumar scored his half-century off 33 balls in the innings’ final over. Richardson struck India twice in the final over, dismissing Suryakumar Yadav and Ravichandran Ashwin, limiting Men in Blue to 186/7 in 20 overs of the innings.