Chennai, Sep 17 (PTI) India defeated against Australia by 26 runs via Duckworth-Lewis method in the first One-day International to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series here today.

Hardik Pandya top-scored for India with a 66-ball 83, while Mahendra Singh Dhoni made 79 off 88 balls.

Nathan Coulter-Nile picked up three wickets giving away 44 runs for Australia.

Chasing, Glenn Maxwell made quickfire 39 off 18 balls for Australia.

Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal picked up three wickets for India giving away 30 runs.

Brief Scores:

India: 281 for seven in 50 overs (Hardik Pandya 83, Mahendra Singh Dhoni 79; Nathan Coulter-Nile 3/44).

Austraia: 137 for nine in 21 overs (Glenn Maxwell 39, James Faulkner 32 not out; Yuzvendra Chahal 3/30).

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