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  • 10:14 PM IST

    That’s it!!! India win the match comfortably by 26 runs (DLS)

  • 10:08 PM IST

    End of the 20th over and now Australia need 34 runs in 6 balls, with just a wicket in hand.

  • 10:06 PM IST

    Coulter-Nile hits it straight into the hands Kedar Jadhav and he is walking back. Bhuvneshwar picks his first wicket of the match. AUS 126-8 in 19.2 overs.

  • 10:03 PM IST

    End of the 19th over, bowled by Bumrah. Seven runs coming off that over. Australia need 39 runs in 12 balls, with 2 wickets in hand.

  • 9:55 PM IST

    Easy catch for Bumrah at short third man. Cummins mis-hits Chahal and is walking back. Australia 109/8 in 17.1 overs. Three wickets for Chahal now.

  • 9:50 PM IST

    100 comes up for Australia in 16.1 overs, but 7 wickets lost is as good as losing the match.

  • 9:48 PM IST

  • 9:45 PM IST

    Stumped! Dhoni takes the bails off in a flash. Wade is well out. Chahal gets his second wicket. Australia 92/7 in 15. 3 overs.

  • 9:44 PM IST

    That shouldn’t have been dropped by Chahal. Does the hard work of reaching it but drops at the last moment. Wade survives.

  • 9:32 PM IST

    Kuldeep strikes again! Stoinis (3) is caught at deep mid-wicket by substitute fielder Ravindra Jadeja. Australia 78/6 in 13 overs.

New Delhi: India begin their home season as they face Australia in the five-match One-Day International (ODI) series. The series opens with the first ODI at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

After 30 years, India and Australia face-off in Chennai in an ODI match. The last time they met at the same venue, it was the visiting Australian side that emerged victorious. In fact, Australia have never lost an ODI in Chennai.

Meanwhile, India will be hoping to continue their winning run. The Virat Kohli-led side defeated Sri Lanka 5-0 recently. Currently, India’s winning streak stands at six. Out of last ten ODIs, India have won eight, lost one and one game against Windies was washed out.  

India vs Australia 1st ODI Preview: Virat Kohli & Co Begin Home Season With Australia Test

India vs Australia 1st ODI Preview: Virat Kohli & Co Begin Home Season With Australia Test

It is expected to be a high-scoring game at Chennai. However, rain threat looms over the series opener. As per weather forecast, there will be a slight rain in the afternoon and evening.

Australia will be without the services of opener Aaron Finch as he is nursing a calf injury. Hilton Cartwright is likely to open the innings and is set to make his ODI debut.

Spinner Axar Patel was ruled out after he injured himself during the practice session and Ravindra Jadeja was called back as his replacement. It will interesting to see if Jadeja gets a game or India persist with Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal.

SQUADS

India: Rohit Sharma, Lokesh Rahul, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Manish Pandey, MS Dhoni(w), Hardik Pandya, Kedar Jadhav, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami.

Australia: David Warner, Travis Head, Steven Smith (c), Glenn Maxwell, Matthew Wade(w), Peter Handscomb, James Faulkner, Marcus Stoinis, Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins, Adam Zampa, Hilton Cartwright, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Kane Richardson.