India vs Australia 1st T20 highlights: Australia win by 4 runs (DLS Method)

A sloppy India failed to get an ideal start to the Australia tour, losing the rain-hit opening T20 International by four runs at the Gabba here Wednesday.

India first faltered in the field, letting Australia score 158 for four after rain shortened the contest to 17 overs a side. Glenn Maxwell was the star batsman for Australia, hammering 46 runs off 24 balls.

The 45 minute rain stoppage meant India were set a revised target of 174 runs in 17 overs.

Ind vs Aus T20 highlights: India suffered a dismal start to their tour after losing the firstT20 International by four runs at the Gabba on Wednesday. With Virat Kohli back to lead India, the men in blue won the toss and opted to bowl first against Australia in the first T20I. However, sloppy fielding allowed Australia to score 158 after rain shortened the contest to 17 overs a side. Chasing a revised target of 174 runs in 17 overs, India fell short by just 4 runs. Opener Shikhar Dhawan smashed a sublime 76 off 42 balls but it wasn’t enough on the day as Australia are now 1-0 up in the series.

n the match, India failed to get an ideal start to the Australia tour, losing the rain-hit opening T20 International by four runs. India first faltered in the field, letting Australia score 158 for four after rain shortened the contest to 17 overs a side.

Glenn Maxwell was the star batsman for Australia, hammering 46 runs off 24 balls. The 45 minute rain stoppage meant India were set a revised target of 174 runs in 17 overs.

Opener Shikhar Dhawan smashed a sublime 76 off 42 balls in the run chase before Dinesh Karthik came up with a pulsating 30 off 13 balls towards the end but India still finished agonisingly short on 169 for seven

The second match of the three-match series will be played in Melbourne on Friday.

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