IND vs AUS: Venkatesh Prasad, Ian Bishop and others react as KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja propel India to victory
India secured a crucial five-wicket win Australia in the first ODI, with KL Rahul play a crucial role in the victory. Despite being under pressure, Rahul scored a whopping 75 runs during his 91-ball innings, including seven fours and a six. After going 16-3 and then 39-4, Rahul managed to hold his nerve and helped India reach the target of 189. He shared an unbeaten sixth wicket partnership of 108 runs with Ravindra Jadejawho scored 45 not out.
Hardik Pandayawho led the team in the absence of the regular captain Rohit Sharma, won the coin toss and was chosen to field first. The Indian bowlers, led by Muhammad Shami, did an excellent job and bundled the Australian team for just 188 runs in 35.4 overs. Shami took three wickets while Mohammed Siraj also contributed with three wickets. although Mitchell Marsh scored 81 runs off 65 balls, none of the other Australian batsmen, including Skipper Steve Smithcan make an important contribution.
The victory gave India a 1-0 lead in the three-game series, with the team aiming to keep the momentum going in the upcoming matches. Rahul’s performance, along with the bowling unit’s effort, was instrumental in the victory and gave the team a much-needed boost ahead of the next game. India will try to build on this result and continue their winning streak in the three match series.
Here’s how Venkatesh Prasad, Ian Bishop and others reacted to India’s win:
Excellent composure under pressure and brilliant innings from KL Rahul.
Top knock. Great support by Ravindra Jadeja and a good win for India.#INDvAUS pic.twitter.com/tCs74rBiLP
— Venkatesh Prasad (@venkateshprasad) March 17, 2023
Perfectly paced and played by KL Rahul.
— Ian Raphael Bishop (@irbishi) March 17, 2023
Mohammad Shami is our Top Performer from the first innings for his brilliant bowling figures of 3/17 in 6 overs.
Check out his bowling overview here 👇👇#INDvAUS #TeamIndia pic.twitter.com/kw906SbYdL
— BCCI (@BCCI) March 17, 2023
The undefeated partnership of KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja propels India to victory.#INDvAUS #cricket #1eODI #CricketTwitter pic.twitter.com/lziUnA5UIX
— CricketTimes.com (@CricketTimesHQ) March 17, 2023
Excellent game awareness and composure from these two under pressure. Well played @klrahul & @imjadeja 👏🏽👏🏽 #INDvAUS pic.twitter.com/JbglgYacsb
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) March 17, 2023
𝐑ahul. 𝐑vindra. 𝐑escue. 💙🇮🇳
📸: BCCI | #INDvAUS pic.twitter.com/IYHMZWfHvB
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) March 17, 2023
.@klrahul scored a gritty unbeaten half century in the chase & was #TeamIndia‘s best performer from the second innings of the first #iNDvAUS ODI 👌👌
A summary of his at bat 🔽 pic.twitter.com/hSadbSphCp
— BCCI (@BCCI) March 17, 2023
Let your game do the talking 🗣️#INDvAUS pic.twitter.com/6UVxxhVMu5
— Lucknow Supergiants (@LuckknowIPL) March 17, 2023
A standing ovation for KL Rahul from the locker room. pic.twitter.com/kihyl12dNA
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) March 17, 2023
💪 शानदार comeback of 𝗥𝗮𝗵𝘂𝗹 & 𝗝𝗮𝗱𝗱𝘂 – 🇮🇳 take a 1-0 lead in the series! 💙#A family #INDvAUS @BCCI pic.twitter.com/kgQ8BilUGB
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) March 17, 2023
A 1️⃣0️⃣8️⃣ partnership between KL and Jaddu helped us come out on top in a low scoring slugfest! 🔥
🇮🇳 leads the series 1-0 🙌
📸: BCCI#PlayBold #INDvAUS #TeamIndia pic.twitter.com/OwLTg2IkMg
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) March 17, 2023
KL Rahul at number 5 in ODI:
7(8), 80(52), 88*(64), 4(8), 112(113), 12(15), 76(66), 5(11), 62*(43), 7(18) ), 73(70), 14(28), 8(10), 39(29), 64*(103), 7(6), 75*(91). pic.twitter.com/O9CRoSdfbr
— Jans. (@CricCrazyJohns) March 17, 2023
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