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India vs Australia Score Updates: D Arcy Short has struggled to make an impact in the first T20I.© AFP

Glenn Maxwell and D Arcy Short are the batsmen at the crease for Australia, who are chasing a target of 162 runs. Skipper Aaron Finch was dismissed for 35 runs off 26 deliveries, in an innings comprising of five boundaries and a six. India posted a total of 161 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs, in the first of three Twenty20 Internationals at the Manuka Oval in Canberra. KL Rahul was the highest run-scorer, accumulating 51 runs off 40 deliveries. The wicketkeeper-batsman registered his 12th half-century in T20Is, during the course of the innings. All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was the second-highest run-getter, smashing 44 runs off 23 balls. Jadeja’s knock comprised of five boundaries and a six. Moises Henriques was the pick of the bowlers for the hosts, accounting for three wickets while conceding 22 runs. (LIVE SCORECARD)


1st T20I Live Updates Between Australia (AUS) vs India (IND), Straight From Manuka Oval, Canberra

  • 16:40 (IST)

    WICKET! Glenn Maxwell lbw T Natarajan 2 (3)

    Glenn Maxwell departs for 2 runs off 3 deliveries, following a successful DRS review by Team India. T Natarajan bowled a length ball which skidded on to hit the back pad, trapping Maxwell in front of the stumps. The initial appeal was turned down by the umpire, who had to change his decision in the end. Moises Henriques is the new man in.

  • 16:34 (IST)

    WICKET! Steve Smith c Sanju Samson b Yuzvendra Chahal 12 (9)

    Steve Smith departs for 12 runs off 9 deliveries, as Sanju Samson completes a fantastic catch off the Australian batsman. Smith played a slog sweep, hitting the ball towards the cow corner region where Samson made no mistakes. Glenn Maxwell is the new man in.

  • 16:30 (IST)


    Opening six of the innings for Steve Smith, who pulls a shorter delivery from Deepak Chahar over deep mid-wicket with great strength.

  • 16:24 (IST)

    WICKET! Aaron Finch c Hardik Pandya b Yuzvendra Chahal 35 (26)

    Aaron Finch departs for 35 runs off 26 deliveries, as Hardik Pandya completes a fine catch. Finch tried to smash the ball straight down the ground, slicing it towards Hardik at long-off. Steve Smith is the new batsman in.

  • 16:19 (IST)

    Virat Kohli drops D Arcy Short

    Virat Kohli puts down a dolly, providing a lifeline to D Arcy Short. Short hit the ball towards the cover region after atempting a slash-cut, resulting in an opportunity for Virat Kohli who could not take advantage. 

    Manish Pandey dropped Aaron Finch off the previous delivery, at backward point. This will make it even tougher to digest for the Team India fans.

  • 16:12 (IST)

    50-up for Australia following boundary by Aaron Finch

    Aaron Finch gets a boundary following an inside-edge past the stumps, which goes on to hit the fence. 50-up for Australia.

  • 16:11 (IST)

    T Natarajan into the attack

    Left-arm pacer T Natarajan has been introduced into the attack, with just an over to go for the end of the powerplay. Australia are off to a strong start to their chase of 162, scoring 45 runs off five overs. Australia 45/0 after 5 overs

  • 16:06 (IST)


    Aaron Finch gets his first six of the innings, following a beautiful pick-up shot on the leg-side. Finch shuffled across early, directing the ball astutely into the stands.

  • 16:04 (IST)


    Aaron Finch continues to score freely, getting his fourth boundary of the innings off Mohammed Shami. Finch took advantage of the short delivery, directing the ball behind point with confidence.

  • 16:01 (IST)


    Third boundary of the innings for Aaron Finch, who slaps the short delivery well in front of deep midwicket off the back foot.

  • 15:59 (IST)


    Consecutive boundaries for D Arcy Short, who smashes the ball through the cover region.

  • 15:56 (IST)


    D Arcy Short welcomes Mohammed Shami into the attack with a boundary behind point. Shami certainly made things easier following a back of a length delivery which had plenty of width.

    Washington Sundar had earlier bowled a tidy second over, conceding just two runs.

  • 15:52 (IST)

    Yuvendra Chahal replaces Ravindra Jadeja on field as a concussion substitute

    Yuzvendra Chahal is taking the field for Team India in the 2nd innings as a concussion substitute for Ravindra Jadeja. Jadeja was hit on the helmet in the final over of the first innings.

  • 15:50 (IST)

  • 15:49 (IST)


    D Arcy Short further gets his first boundary of the innings, slamming the full delivery from Deepak Chahar straight down the ground.

  • 15:48 (IST)


    Consecutive boundaries for Aaron Finch who directs the full ball, straight past the diving fielder at mid-off.

  • 15:47 (IST)


    Aaron Finch gets off the mark with a boundary, following a short delivery by Deepak Chahar. Finch directed the ball to deep mid-wicket with confidence, getting some important early runs.

  • 15:44 (IST)

    Aaron Finch and D Arcy Short ready to start the chase of 162

    Aaron Finch and D Arcy Short will open the innings for Australia. Deepak Chahar is set to bowl the first over.

  • 15:29 (IST)

  • 15:28 (IST)


    Consecutive boundaries for Ravindra Jadeja, who pulls the ball through the leg-side astutely.

  • 15:27 (IST)


    Boundary for Ravindra Jadeja who hits a powerful lofted punch straight down the ground. Sean Abbott attempted to stop the ball, but could not execute the effort to success.

  • 15:23 (IST)

    WICKET! Washington Sundar c Sean Abbott b Mitchell Starc 7 (5)

    Washington Sundar departs for 7 runs off 5 deliveries, after a tame shot straight to Sean Abbott, who completed the catch comfortably.

  • 15:22 (IST)

    Moises Henriques drops Ravindra Jadeja

    Moises Henriques has dropped Ravindra Jadeja, following a deflection off a short delivery to backward point. 

  • 15:20 (IST)

    150-up for Team India

    Team India have reached the 150-run mark with just an over to go, following a boundary by Ravindra Jadeja to extra cover.

  • 15:19 (IST)


    Ravindra Jadeja follows up the six with a boundary, barely managing to clear the square leg fielder. However, the ball went on to hit the backward square leg fence, adding some valuable runs.

  • 15:18 (IST)


    Ravindra Jadeja gets his first six of the innings, following a fantastic shot into the deep mid-wicket stands. Josh Hazlewood failed to bowl full enough, which Jadeja took full advantage of.

  • 15:14 (IST)

    Ravindra Jadeja struggling with his hamstring

    Ravindra Jadeja is struggling with his hamstring, with the physio out on the ground providing assistance.

  • 15:11 (IST)


    Ravindra Jadeja gets his first boundary of the innings, with a powerful cover drive which bisects mid-off and cover.

  • 15:09 (IST)


    Boundary to fine leg for Washington Sundar, as Team India get some lucky runs. The ball went on to hit the fine leg fence after passing through Sundar’s legs, which is certainly interesting.

  • 15:04 (IST)

    WICKET! Hardik Pandya c Steve Smith b Moises Henriques 16 (15)

    Hardik Pandya departs for 16 runs off 15 deliveries, after attempting to smash the ball into the stands without getting the necessary connection. Hardik only managed to get the height, not the distance on the shot providing Steve Smith an opportunity to complete a catch. Washington Sundar is the new man in.

  • 14:58 (IST)


    Hardik Pandya gets his first six of the innings, smashing the length ball to long-on.

  • 14:52 (IST)

    India in trouble at the end of 15 overs

    Team India have scored 97 runs for the loss of five wickets, at the end of 15 overs. Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja are the batsmen at the crease, with a fine finish extremely necessary for helping India post a competitive total. India 97/5 after 15 overs

  • 14:48 (IST)

    WICKET! KL Rahul c Sean Abbott b Moises Henriques 51 (40)

    KL Rahul departs for 51 runs off 40 deliveries, as Sean Abbott completes a fine catch. Rahul attempted to smash a slower ball from Moises Henriques which was a full-length delivery without proper timing, with Abbott completing the catch at long-on. Ravindra Jadeja is the new man in.

  • 14:41 (IST)

    WICKET! Manish Pandey c Josh Hazlewood b Adam Zampa 2 (8)

    Manish Pandey has been dismissed for 2 runs off 8 deliveries, following a fine catch at short third man by Josh Hazlewood. Manish attempted to cut a slightly short ball which had extra bounce without being in control, resulting in an opportunity for Hazlewood. Hardik Pandya is the new man in.

  • 14:35 (IST)

    WICKET! Sanju Samson c Mitchell Swepson b Moises Henriques 23 (15)

    Massive blow for Team India as Sanju Samson hits a slower ball from Moises Henriques straight to Mitchell Swepson at extra cover. Manish Pandey is the new man in.

  • 14:30 (IST)

  • 14:28 (IST)


    Powerful shot by Sanju Samson who swats the short ball with great strength over covers. 

  • 14:27 (IST)

    KL Rahul holds the key for Team India

    KL Rahul is inching closer to a half-century, and holds the key for Team India following the dismissals of Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli. Sanju Samson is off to a steady start to his innings. India 75/2 after 10 overs

  • 14:22 (IST)


    KL Rahul continues to show positive intent, directing a short ball from Mitchell Swepson in the gap between long-on and deep midwicket with a pull shot.

  • 14:20 (IST)


    Sanju Samson gets his first six of the innings, following a short ball by Mitchell Swepson which was smashed over deep mid-wicket.

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