India scored 208 runs in the first T20 against Australia. Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul opened with half-centuries and the Australians set a huge target in front of them. In the last over, Pandya hit 3 sixes in a row, a total of 21 runs in that over. Pandya, who came on top after the dismissal of KL Rahul, played aggressively from the start. He played 30 balls and scored 71 runs with 7 fours and 5 sixes.
Rahul, who came in as the opener, played aggressively. He scored 55 runs in 35 balls with 3 sixes and 4 fours. At 103 runs, Rahul tried a big shot off Hazlewood’s bowling and got out. Suryakumar Yadav scored 46 runs. Captain Rohit Sharma scored 11 runs. Kohli then coming to the crease failed again. After 2 runs, Nathan Ellis was bowled. Australia won the toss and elected to participate. Rishabh Pant and Bumrah missed this match.