India beat Australia by 9 wickets in rain-curtailed 1st T20 match

It said the first edition of Test championship would run over a two-year cycle beginning in 2019

David Warner started the first innings with two back to back boundaries off Bhuvneshwar Kumar but failed to build the innings as he was sent back by his SRH teammate for eight runs.

Kuldeep also dismissed Moises Henriques (8) to finish with 2-16 from four overs, as he and fellow spinner Yuzvendra Chahal (1-23) put the skids under Australia's progress.

Shikhar Dhawan (15) and Virat Kohli (22) remained unbeaten.

A combined effort from Indian bowlers saw them restrict Australia to 118 for eight and later chased down the revised target of 48 runs from six overs in the rain hit first Twenty20 global in Ranchi.

India beat Australia by 9 wickets via DLS method in the first T20I at the JSCA International Stadium in Ranchi.

Australia's total score was 118 for the loss of 8 wickets in 18.4 overs.

Australian team doctor Richard Saw said: 'Smith landed awkwardly on his right shoulder while diving in the field during the fifth ODI against India last Sunday.

Meanwhile, the next match of the series will be played in Guwahati on Tuesday.

Vice-captain David Warner would lead Australia in the Twenty20 series, while all-rounder Marcus Stoinis would replace Smith in the squad, Cricket Australia added in a statement.

Australia included Moises Henriques, Daniel Christian and Andrew Tye in its team.

India vs Australia 1st T20 match is going to be played on 7th October 2017.

It was the seventh consecutive win for India in the shortest format having last against the Aussies, way back in 2012 at Dhaka in the ICC World T20.

From there on, India took complete control of the game with Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah (2-17) among the wickets. On the other hand, the Indian cricket team would be full of confidence after dominating the ODI series.

Opener Shikhar Dhawan, who missed the ODIs to be with his ailing wife, and left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav were included for the first game of the three-match series.



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