At Perth, January 8, 2016 (floodlit). Indians won by 74 runs. ‡Indians 192-4 (20 overs) (S. Dhawan 74, V. Kohli 74); Western Australia XI 118-6 (20 overs) (T. R. Birt 74*). The home team chose from 13 players, and the Indians from their entire squad of 15 (although the injured Mohammed Shami took no part). Shikhar Dhawan, who faced 46 balls, and Virat Kohli (44) piled on 149 for the second wicket in 14 overs. Only Travis Birt, who faced 60 and hit 11 of his side's 12 fours, passed 11 in the WA innings, in which newcomer Barinder Sran, a left-arm seamer from Punjab, took 2-24 in his four overs.