Australia rout India by 72 runs to take 1-0 lead in Australia vs India 1st ODI on 13 Oct 2013. Australia crushed India by 72 runs to win the first one-day international in Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Sunday to lead 1-0 in the seven- match series .
Harsh chase the winning goal of 305 runs, India has squeezed out for 232 runs in 49.4 overs with James Faulkner with three wickets and Shane Watson and Clint McKay scalping each.
India was staring down the barrel after losing Ravindra Jadeja and captain MS Dhoni in successive amounts .
Clint McKay threw Donny with the beauty of more than delivery by the Australian took Captain George Bailey , a good diving catch at mid- off to dismiss Ravindra Jadeja off James Faulkner .
Shane Watson trapped Ferrat Kohli plumb in front of the wicket to reduce India to 166 /5.
Cooley has reached 25, half a century after the expulsion of James Faulkner and Mitchell Johnson Suresh Raina and Yuvraj Singh respectively in successive amounts .
Kohli reached his half-century off 64 balls .
Yuvraj got off the mark with a wonderful six to mid – wicket off Faulkner , but in the next more than Johnson paid back with a couple of short deliveries , then threw a good length delivery that took the edge off the bat Yuvraj safely in the hands of Phil Hughes .
Raina tried to knock over a long time but got an edge that went to third man where Xavier Doherty took a good low catch .
Raina smashed a six and two of four in his 45 ball 39 .
Beatings with caution , Kohli and Raina brought up India ‘s 100 in the 22 and dedication to run 50 stand off 63 balls.
Shane Watson gave Australia second breakthrough when he was well set Rohit Sharma caught behind by part – time wicket keeper Phil Hughes .
Rohit six four – hit ball in his 47 before falling back to 42 and Watson .
Hughes is to keep wickets for Australia as cool Hdan ] is off the pitch after being accidentally poked in the eye by James Faulkner, who gave Australia start in early when Shikhar Dhawan was caught behind by [ Hdan ] in the seventh over .
Chase 305 – run target , can openers Indian Rohit Dhawan and able to finish only 15 runs in the first five overs .
Earlier, gritty half centuries by Aaron Finch and Captain George Bailey and a big hit by James Faulkner, Mitchell Johnson and Clint McKay in SWOT wool powered Australia to 304 /8.
Billy was ably assisted Maxwell , who came in during the PowerPlay beatings and smashed the Indian bowlers to all corners to get the roles are going at a good pace again.
And provided the finishing touches by Faulkner and then McKay in the final match taking the score past 300 .
Was Jadeja choose from bowlers while Yuvraj chose two crucial wickets . Been scratched Pacers away from the Indian runs.
[ Good wicket to bat on what was Australia at their disposal , and they made the most of it by posting a 300 degree plus. And made a very good start by Finch and Hughes, who put on a century stand for the first wicket . There was a slight chip in the East , but the amounts that Billy captain up one end and knocked himself away to an arbitrator 85 .
McKay hit a six and four in the past due to extrusion by Ishant Sharma, who refused to Faulkner (27) by having him caught by Vinay Kumar in blankets.
Johnson smashed two consecutive four off more than penultimate before Bhuvneshwar Kumar .
Vinay Kumar admitted 16 runs in more than 48 with Faulkner hit two consecutive sixes .
Ravichandran Ashwin Australian captain George Bailey caught by Suresh Raina in the deep mid – wicket to reduce Australia to 264 /7.
Bailey hit his ten in four 82-85 ball before falling to Ashwin .
Glenn Maxwell smashed three sixes and four in his 23 – ball 31 before Vinay Kumar him caught by Rohit Sharma in the covers .
Ashwin hit next when trapped Brad Hdan plumb in front of a small gate .
But Australia and kept afloat by Captain George Bailey , who reached his half-century off 54 balls .
Yuvraj Singh ran out of Adam with a direct hit as Australia lost the fourth wicket .
Tapped Billy back points and called of the period and a quick one , and who responded but could not beat a direct hit from Yuvraj , who came rushing in and in one swift movement hit the stumps with a direct hit.
Yuvraj took his second wicket when Aaron Finch was caught by Ferrat Cooley in the long off.
Finch wanted to hit more than cover the additional but because Yuvraj throw it a little slower, the ball did not come on to the bat and shot the wrong time means that it went straight to Kohli at long off .
Finch smashed three sixes and eight fours in his 79 ball 72 .
Ravindra Jadeja proved instrumental in breaking the 110 – run opening wicket stand between the impressive Finch & Phillip Hughes by scalping the latter.
Hughes was arrested (47) by Suresh Raina at leg slip by return man Yuvraj Singh denied Shane Watson in the next over by having him caught by Jadeja exposed for a long period .
Hit Finch, who reached his fifty in 54 balls , the wave of the border and put a quick partnership with fellow Hughes opened after winning captain Billy toss and decided to bat.
India : MS Dhoni ( captain ) , Shikhar Dhawan , Rohit Sharma , , Ferrat Kohli , Yuvraj Singh , Suresh Raina , Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin , Bhuvneshwar Kumar , Vinay Kumar , Ishant Sharma.
Australia: George Bailey ( captain ) , Aaron Finch , Phillip Hughes , Shane Watson , Adam , Glenn Maxwell , Brad Hdan , James Faulkner , Mitchell Johnson , Xavier Doherty , Clint McKay.