In the battle of India vs Australia at Vizag, Australia restricts India to 7-126 in Vizag. In return, Australia took full 20 overs to fulfill this slight goal.
Jaspreet Bumrah hit a brilliant performance with the white ball on Sunday(24-Feb 2019), But his effort failed as Australia won the first of the two matches of the ongoing T20 series at Visakhapatnam by three wickets.
Bumrah picked up three wickets of Australia where he fired out Handscomb and Nathan Coulter-Nile with consecutive balls in his four-over quota and scored only two runs in the first over of the match.
However, Australia achieved a total of 127 runs in the thriller on the last ball. In the last over of Umesh Yadav against Australia, 14 runs came as Australia’s tail-enders Pat Cummins and Zaheer Richardson contributed with the bat.
Glenn Maxwell gave Australia a 3-wicket victory on Sunday by hitting 6 fours and 2 six
Glenn Maxwell was the evening star for Australia because he was in a fantastic hitting form. After Australia’s opener Marcus Stonis and captain Aaron Finch, Australia batsman responded within the first two overs of his innings.
India got off to a brilliant start with a twin wicket within the first two overs but Maxwell ensured that Australia never felt pressured by losing two best batsmen.
Glenn Maxwell played a brilliant inning of 56 and spectacular bowling cum batting from Pat Cummins have lifted Australia to a three-wicket win over India in their tour-opening Twenty20.
Australia required 38 runs from 40 balls to win when Maxwell departed. But a horrible downfall of 4-12 in 4 overs meant that the victory of the equation was made that they had to score 14 runs on the crease with Cummins and Richardson in the last over.
Cummins, thanks to the splendid delivery of the drama-packed match, a full toss of Umesh Yadav, for four, then completed the run of victory with barely two runs as Australia ended on 7-127.
Glenn Maxwell on Australia’s Last ball thrilling win
On February 25, 2019, Glenn Maxwell spoke to journalists after winning the Last ball thrilling win in the opening T20I match of the Qantas Tour of India in Vizag. Chasing 127 for victory, Glenn Maxwell scored 56 runs to push up Australia for winning the match.
Maxwell says it was quite exciting after the loss of four fast wickets. He said, ” I did mention it to Finch, I said if anyone can go out there, face their first ball in the last over and get us 14, it’s probably Pat Cummins ” “He can do anything, he does it quite regularly.”