Easy catch by Gill, then Kuldeep’s amazing on the boundary, there was a lot of drama between Hardik Pandya’s 4 balls
Lots of drama in Hardik’s over
Captain Rohit Sharma brought Hardik Pandya in the 11th over. Hardik bowled the second ball of the over. Head pulls and the ball goes to Shubman Gill at deep square leg. It was an easy catch for him. But Gill could not catch the ball. She goes for a four through the middle of his hand. Head got a big life. Gill dropped two catches in the first match of the series as well.
He defended the third ball but wanted to play a big shot again on the fourth. This time the ball goes over mid-off. The ball didn’t hit the bat properly but stayed away from the fielder. Head and Marsh run away to complete two runs.
hardik took the wicket
After a dropped catch and a mistimed shot, Hardik Pandya took the wicket of Travis Head. Head played the 5th ball of the over over point but there was Kuldeep Yadav in the deep. He did not commit the mistake of Gill and took the catch. In this way, Australia got its first blow in the form of Travis Head. He scored 33 runs in 31 balls with the help of 2 sixes and 4 fours.
This is the playing eleven
Australia: David Warner, Travis Head, Mitchell Marsh, Steven Smith (c), Marnus Labuschagne, Alex Carey (wk), Marcus Stoinis, Ashton Agar, Sean Abbott, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa
India: Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj