Live Cricket Score, Ind vs Aus, 1st T20I: India pick two Australia wickets in Adelaide

Live cricket score Ind vs Aus 1st T20I from Adelaide, catch India vs Australia 1st T20I live score here - India take on Australia in Adelaide.

India, after restoring some pride by winning the fifth ODI, would like to continue with the run when they commence the three-match T20I series against Australia in Adelaide. The visitors have senior players Yuvraj Singh, Ashish Nehra, Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh joining the team for the shortest format and they would like to get the team back on winning track. Catch live cricket updates and live cricket score from the match here.

1649 hrs IST: WICKET! Ashwin traps Finch in front. Australia lose their third, and crucial, wicket of skipper Finch. 89/3

1647 hrs IST: WICKET! Leading edge and Kohli completes an easy catch. Jadeja gets rid of dangerman Smith. Australia 89/2

1644 hrs IST: Pandya goes for 19 in his first. 5 wides, one four and a six. Australia on track in the 189-run chase

1639 hrs IST: Debutant Pandya into the attack. Jadeja bowled a tight first over. Important Pandya sustains pressure from the other end

1632 hrs IST: Smith arrives and brings up the FIFTY for Australia with a boundary

1631 hrs IST: WICKET! Extra pace does the trick as Warner mistimes a pull off Bumrah to Kohli. Australia 47/1

1628 hrs IST: Australia race to 47 in 5 overs. India need some tight overs to put hosts under the pump

1621 hrs IST: Jasprit Bumrah into the attack, replaces Ashwin

1620 hrs IST: Warner collects 4 and a six from the Nehra over. Australia 34/0 after three

1613 hrs IST: Ashwin concedes 17 in his first over. Australia 22/0. Finch looking good for the hosts

1610 hrs IST: Top first over by Nehra after conceding boundary first ball. Australia 5/0

1607 hrs IST: Finch, Australia are away with a boundary 1600 hrs IST: Australia openers out in the middle. Nehra with the new ball for India 

1545 hrs IST: India post 188/3 against Australia in Adelaide. (Kohli 90*, Raina 41; Watson 2/24)

 1542 hrs IST: Dhoni walks out and scores a SIX and FOUR from the first two deliveries

 1540 hrs IST: WICKET! Faulkner cleans up Raina who is out after scoring a 34-ball 41

 1538 hrs IST: Into the last over and Kohli is 13 shy of maiden T20I hundred. India 173/2 after 19 overs 

1533 hrs IST: 12 runs coming from the Faulkner over. India 160/2 after 18

1526 hrs IST: Raina-Kohli stand worth 100 now. The former, however, has only contributed 26 to the partnership

1525 hrs IST: India need to fire from both ends in the last four over. They need at least 180 

1520 hrs IST: Shaun Tait ends with figures of 4-45-0. He was all over the place today. Ordinary bowling - See more at: http://indianexpress.com/article/sports/cricket/live-cricket.

1512 hrs IST: FIFTY for Kohli, off only 32 balls. His 10th in T20Is. It’s important he stays there till the end for India 

1509 hrs IST: Kohli’s picking his spots with ease. India 106/2 after 13 

overs 1503 hrs IST: Kohli brings up the fifty-run partnership with Raina in style, with a SIX 

1502 hrs IST: Yes, No but Raina eventually makes ground in time 

1500 hrs IST: Debutant Travis Head into the attack. India 79/2 at the half-way mark. They would like to make a move on now

 1451 hrs IST: Raina joins the act. Gets just enough elevation to clear the ring, get the boundary. Faulkner almost got his first wicket

 1449 hrs IST: Kohli special! Charges leggie Boyce and hits inside-out overcovers for a boundary. India 67/2 after eight overs

 1445 hrs IST: Watson bowling well. Concedes only four from his second over 1440 hrs IST: FIFTY up for India in the 6th over. 

Kohli and Raina in the middle for the visitors 1438 hrs IST: Two new men in the middle and Tait is back into the attack. Aggressive captaincy from Finch

1435 hrs IST: WICKET! Clever change of pace and Dhawan edges Watson’s slower-bouncer to Wade behind the stumps. India lose two in a hurry

1431 hrs IST: Double change works for Australia as Watson removes Rohit with the first ball. Went for the big hit, fails to clear the ring. India 40/1 

1429 hrs IST: Rohit miscues but survives. Boyce makes a mess in the deep 

1427 hrs IST: Early change! Faulkner replaces Richardson 

1420 hrs IST: Rohit enjoying width and pace offered by Tait. Has no problems in dispatching those

1415 hrs IST: Richardson to bowl from the other end. India 10/0 after one over 

1414 hrs IST: SIX! Tair hurries Rohit with the pace but the opener gets enough on his pull to clear the ropes 

1412 hrs IST: Tait errs in line and Rohit flicks it in fine fashion for a boundary. Tait flirting around the 150 kmph mark 

1408 hrs IST: India openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan take guard, Tait with the new ball for Australia 

1402 hrs IST: Two teams are out in the middle for national anthems. Moments away from live action 1355 hrs IST: Harbhajan or Ashwin?

1350 hrs IST: Some retro flavour in Australia’s XI too – A Finch, D Warner, S Smith, C Lynn, TM Head, S Watson, M Wade, J Faulkner, K Richardson, C Boyce, S Tait 

1344 hrs IST: The much awaited Indian teamsheet is out. The ‘retro’ players are back in the XI 

1340 hrs IST: As far as India are concerned, Ashish Nehra, Yuvraj Singh in the XI; Ashwin and Jadeja the two spinners 

1340 hrs IST: Toss! Australia win and elect to field first. Shane Watson and Shaun Tait in the XI for the hosts 

1330 hrs IST: Pitch – Nice, even covering of grass. Fairly hard and dry, feels Mark Waugh. Anything in excess of 160 is par score at this ground. The kind of pitch which would keep both batsmen and bowlers interested

 1316 hrs IST: Right then, T20I debut for young Hardik Pandya. He receives the India cap from MS Dhoni 

1312 hrs IST: Meanwhile, India women’s cricket team commence their Australia tour with comprehensive win in T20I opener

 1310 hrs IST: And, India U-19 coach Rahul Dravid has a message for everyone back home

With old guards, India seek new beginning

With old guards, India seek new beginning

Yuvraj Singh, Ashish Nehra and Suresh Raina likely to return for T20 opener while R Ashwin’s re-entry would mean Harbhajan Singh has to wait for comeback. 

Too many cooks? selectors on tour get say in XI

Too many cooks? selectors on tour get say in XI

Are the days of selectors picking the squad and India captain deciding the playing XI over? 

Ladies first before Oval showdown

Ladies first before Oval showdown

India women’s cricket team interacted with the men’s team before their three T20Is and two ODIs against Australia women’s team.