Australia sets 289 target for India in the first ODI in 50 overs


Sydney: Electing to bat, Australia posted a challenging 288 for five against India in the first One-day International at the SCG, here Saturday.

Peter Handscomb top-scored for the hosts with his 73-run knock while Usman Khawaja (59) and Shaun Marsh (54) also scored half-centuries.

Marcus Stoinis remained unbeaten on 47. Spinner Kuldeep Yadav and pacer Bhuvneshar Kumar took wickets apiece for India.


Australia Innings: Alex Carey c R Sharma b K Yadav 24 Aaron Finch b B Kumar 6 Usman Khawaja lbw b R Jadeja 59 Shaun Marsh c M Shami b K Yadav 54 Peter Handscomb c Dhawan b B Kumar 73 Marcus Stoinis not out 47 Glenn Maxwell not out 11

Extras (B-4, LB-2, NB-2, WD-6) 14 Total (For 5 wickets in 50 overs) 288 Fall of wickets: 1-8, 2-41, 3-133, 4-186, 5-254.

Bowling: B Kumar 10-0-66-2, K Ahmed 8-0-55-0, M Shami 10-0-46-0, K Yadav 10-0-54-2, R Jadeja 10-0-48-1, A Rayudu 2-0-13-0.