Rain delays start of Australia's innings in first ODI

Rain delays start of Australia's innings in first ODI

By: || Updated: 17 Sep 2017 08:20 PM



New Delhi: Showers have delayed the start of the Australian innings in the first ODI against India at M A Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday.


India posted 281 runs at the loss of 7 wickets but now, the Aussies will have to chase down 238 runs in 37 overs.


The visitors were to begin batting at 6 PM IST but mild showers have kept the players in the pavilion.


Earlier, Hardik Pandya (83) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (79) were involved in a 118-run partnership to resurrect the Indian innings from 87 for 5 to post a competitive 281 for seven.


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