India vs Australia: Australia defeated India by 4 wickets in the first T20 played at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali. In this exciting match, Australia, batting brilliantly, achieved the huge target of 209 runs by losing 6 wickets. Let us know what were the major reasons for this crushing defeat of India.
Giving 19th over to Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Giving Bhuvneshwar Kumar the 19th over against Australia in Mohali, the Indian team had to pay a lot. After the Asia Cup, Bhuvneshwar Kumar brought an important 19th over for India. However, Bhuvi proved to be very expensive in this over and he almost ended the match by spending 16 runs in this over. At the same time, today he spent 52 runs in 4 overs against Australia.
One of the major reasons for India’s defeat in Mohali was its poor fielding. The team dropped the catch on the important occasion of the special match. The team had to pay the brunt of which by defeat. Axar Patel and KL Rahul dropped a simple catch for India today. Due to this poor fielding of India, this match was lost.
Chahal’s poor bowling
Like Bhuvneshwar Kumar, India’s star spinner Yuzvendra Chahal also looked stunned in this match. He took a wicket after spending 42 runs in his spell of 3.2 overs. He got a wicket in the last over of the match when Australia needed just 2 runs to win.
Couldn’t get any break from Wade
After the dismissal of Cameron Green, it seemed that the Indian team would return to the match. But Australia’s wicket-keeper batsman Matthew Wade played a stormy innings of 45 runs in the final overs of the match with the help of 6 fours and 2 sixes in 21 balls. Today, none of the Indian bowlers was able to trouble Wade, which the team had to pay in the form of defeat.