Shikhar Dhawan comeback to the Indian squad for this T20 Series.
David Warner leading the team where Steve Smith suffering from a Shoulder Injury.
Marcus Stoinis will replace the Smith for the remaining matches.
Australia lost the fifth ODI in Nagpur by seven wickets as India completed a 4-1 series win over the world champions to reclaim the number one spot in the ICC rankings.
“Following the match, he complained of shoulder soreness,
which has not settled and is restricting his ability to bat and throw,” Cricket Australia stated.
In First T20 at Ranchi, India won the toss and choose to Bowl First.
Australia went to Bat and scored 118-8 in 18.4 overs before rain interrupted the play.
Aaron Finch is the top scorer with 42 for Australia. Only 3 batsmen scored two Digit score for Australia.
Kuldeep Yadav and Jaspreet Bumrah took two wickets each.
where Bhuvaneswar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, and Hardik Pandya took 1 wicket each.
After rain for some time a target of 48 runs in 6 overs for India through D/L Method.
India reached the target with 3 balls to spare and won by 9 wickets.
After the early wicket of Rohit Sharma for 11 off 7, Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli finish the things off for India.
From Australian Bowlers, Nathan Coulter Nile took that only wicket of Rohit Sharma which was fallen for India.
This is India seventh consecutive win against Australia in the shortest format of the game. Bowlers once again came to the fore to chip away with 8 wickets for just 118 runs on the board for the visitors
Kuldeep Yadav Declared as Man of the Match for his 2 wickets for 16 runs with an economy of 4 runs per over.
The Second T20I between these two teams will be in Guwahati on Tuesday.
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