Aaron Finch scored a century in the win for Australia but Virat Kohli thought he was out
India captain Virat Kohli had a match to forget in the first ODI against Australia.
Not only did the captain fail with the bat but India were humiliated by the away side. India made 255 but Australia chased that down easily.
Aaron Finch and David Warner made light work of the target with both openers scoring centuries.
Shikhar Dhawan did score 74 for India, but no other batsman made more than 47. The home side’s bowling was also below par, and the frustration for India was there for all to see.
An incident doing the rounds highlighted that with Virat Kohli vociferously appealing an LBW against Finch.
Kuldeep Yadav was the bowler and the Indians were convinced of the wicket. However, the umpire didn’t see it that way and refused to give the Australian out.
Kohli was left incensed with the decision and could not believe the umpire. He argued a lot and kept saying Finch was out, but the original stand stood.
The India captain was seem laughing right at the end, and they did not have any reviews to use either.
Aussies rule the roost
Both India and Australia came into this clash with a lot of form on their side. However, the home side were made to pay for poor batting and bowling.
India will have to ramp up their performance in the next two games if they want to beat the Aussies. This loss will be a bit of a damper to the side that did so well against the West Indies and Bangladesh.
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