- MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
Player of the match
Commentator: Deivarayan Muthu
Former India opener Aakash Chopra looks at five talking points from the series opener
Hardik Pandya's calculated aggression against Australia on Sunday proved his adaptability and maturity. In the long run, it could give an already formidable India an extra bowler without compromising on the batting
Over-experimentation in the middle overs undid the early damage inflicted by the pacers, says Australia captain
The key stats from the Indian innings in Chennai, which was highlighted by Hardik Pandya's blistering 83, and MS Dhoni's late charge
"I don't play for the three-figure mark maybe that's why I end up crossing it more times, because I am not thinking about it"
No. of times Kuldeep has dismissed Warner across all formats, in 5 innings. He dismissed him in the Test earlier this year and in today's ODI again.
No. of times Pandya has hit three consecutive sixes in International cricket this year. He did it twice v Pak in Champions Trophy, once v SL in Test and this match.
No. of instances of India's No. 3 and No. 4 both getting duck out in the same ODI, including Kohli and Pandey in this match.
No. of ducks for Kohli in ODIs this year, in 19 innings. He had not got a single duck in last 2 years (2015 & 2016) in 30 innings.
No. of times Kohli has elected to bat first from 17 times he won the toss in ODIs, including today. India had posted totals of 404 and 375 in those two games batting first.