Australia took the lead by beating India by whopping 66 runs as India was able to score just 308/8 in 50 overs in 375 runs chase.
Adam Zampa produced a perfect bowling attack by scalping three crucial wickets of such as Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya & Shikhar Dhawan. However Hardik & Dhawan brought India back into the chase by scoring half centuries each. The duo gave hopes to India after the loss of four wickets following KL Rahul’s dismissal at the hands of Adam Zampa. Opener Batsman Shikhar Dhawan & Mayank together put 53 runs in just five overs to give India a positive start to a tough chase of 375 runs however Mayank Agarwal’s early dismissal proved costly for India. Josh Hazelwood struck twice in the same over to get Virat kohli & Shreyas Iyer back to the pavilion. Starting from 53/0 India dropped to 80/3. Whereas Smith & Aussie’s Captain Aaron Finch lifted Australia to an astounding total of 374/6 with the hosts won the toss & elected to bat.