In this article we will discuss about India vs Australia Live Score Updates: Shubman Gill, Ruturaj Gaikward begin India’s innings on good note, scores 68/0
Live Updates: India vs. Australia Cricket Match
In an exciting showdown between India and Australia, the Indian cricket team, reigning Asian champions, exhibited their exceptional bowling skills. Mohammed Shami stole the spotlight with a remarkable performance, registering impressive figures of 5/51. While Jasprit Bumrah secured just one wicket, his disciplined bowling effectively subdued the Australian batsmen. The combined efforts of Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, and Shardul Thakur also played pivotal roles in India’s remarkable bowling performance.
Following the early dismissal of Mitchell Marsh, David Warner (52) and Steve Smith (41) formed a crucial partnership that propelled the Australian innings. Marnus Labuschagne (39) also made valuable contributions with some powerful shots, but wickets fell at regular intervals.
After winning the toss, Team India opted to field first in the inaugural match of the three-match ODI series at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium in Mohali. The reigning champions of the 2023 Asia Cup are determined to showcase their strength and maintain their winning momentum ahead of the forthcoming ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, set to kick off next month.
With Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli rested for the first two games, KL Rahul, who has recently displayed impressive form, will lead the Indian team.
Australian skipper and pace bowler Pat Cummins is making his return from injury, while the talented Mitchell Starc is still in the process of recovery and will be unavailable for the opening match.
Notable Moments from the India vs. Australia Match Thus Far:
Mohammad Shami initiated a promising start for the Indian team, securing an early breakthrough by dismissing opener Mitchell Marsh (4).
David Warner (52) and Steve Smith (41) expertly anchored the innings, steering the score beyond the 100-run milestone.
A pivotal moment arrived when Ravindra Jadeja claimed the wicket of the formidable David Warner.
Mohammad Shami showcased his skill once more, delivering an exceptional delivery that led to the dismissal of Steve Smith.
Marnus Labuschagne showcased his power-hitting abilities and aimed to form a partnership with Cameron Green. However, R Ashwin intervened, sending Labuschagne back to the pavilion.
A communication error resulted in Cameron Green falling victim to a run-out, triggering a sequence of wickets falling at regular intervals.
The lower-order batsmen struggled to make a significant impact, although there were sporadic big shots. Mohammad Shami impressed with figures of 5/51, and Jasprit Bumrah maintained the pressure with 1/43.
In the concluding over, skipper Pat Cummins unleashed a barrage of boundaries, boosting the Australian total to 276.