IND vs AUS Live Cricket Score and Live Updates: Axar Strikes Again To Send Back The Marauding Green | Cricket News

IND vs AUS T20I LIVE Score: Australia are chasing 209-run target in the first T20I.© AFP

India vs Australia 1st T20I LIVE Updates: Axar Patel has kept India in the match by sending back the big hitting Cameron Green, who departed for 61 runs in just 30 balls. Axar had also dismissed Aussie captain Aaron Finch. India dropped one catch each of both Green and Steve Smith, while they also failed to take the DRS against Green, and these mistakes have cost them dear so far. Earlier, Hardik Pandya scored 71 not out off 30 balls after KL Rahul’s 55 off 35 to help India post 208/6 in 20 overs. After senior batters Virat Kohli (2) and Rohit Sharma (11) fell inside the fifth over, Suryakumar Yadav (46 off 25 balls) and Rahul batted with maturity to laid the platform before Hardik fetch the most out of it. Meanwhile, Jasprit Bumrah’s return to international cricket has been delayed as he is not playing the match in Mohali. Rohit Sharma informed at the toss that the premier paceman will be available for the second and third T20Is.(LIVE SCORECARD)

Here are the LIVE Updates of 1st T20I between IND and AUS, straight from PCA Stadium, Mohali

  • 21:44 (IST)

    Live Score: WICKET!

    Cameron Green is finally gone! Axar Patel gets his man as he bowled it far to Green on offside and an optimistic slog sweep saw Green hitting the ball high in the air. Virat took a really good catch towards long-on. 

    AUS 109/2 (10.1)

  • 21:39 (IST)

    Live Cricket Score: SIX! 100 comes up for Australia!

    This Cameron Green is a cheeky monster! He has slammed another six and this match will soon be over for India if he stays there for long. He is so good tonight on this belter surface!

    AUS 106/1 (9.4)

  • 21:35 (IST)

    IND vs AUS Live: SIX! Fifty for Cameron Green

    Cameron Green has raced to his fifty in style! He slammed a six over cow corner to get there in only 26 balls. His innings has kept India at bay in this match.

    AUS 99/1 (9)

  • 21:34 (IST)

    India vs Australia: Another catch dropped!

    This time Steve Smith’s catch has been dropped by KL Rahul at long-off. 

    AUS 93/1 (8.5)

  • 21:30 (IST)

    India vs Australia: Catch dropped!

    Axar Patel has sropped the catch of Cameron Green at deep mid-wicket. It was an easy catch but Axar failed to hold onto it. How much is it going to cost India? The match maybe!    

    AUS 85/1 (7.3)

  • 21:27 (IST)

    IND vs AUS Live: Expensive over

    19 runs came off Yuzvendra Chahal’s second over as Cameron Green hit two sixes and a four in it. He is batting on 42 runs off 19 balls. What a talent he is!

    AUS 79/1 (7)

  • 21:22 (IST)

    Live Cricket Score: FOUR!

    A poor ball from Harshal Patel as he bowls it on the legs of Cameron Green and it gets the perfect treatment. 1st powerplay ends with Australia scoring 60 runs in it at the loss of one wicket. 

    AUS 60/1 (6) 

  • 21:20 (IST)

    IND vs AUS Live: FOUR!

    Stete Smith dances down the track to Harshal Patel and hits him over mid-off fielder for a four. It didn’t come off the middle of the bat but had enough legs to run for a boundary.

    AUS 54/1 (5.3)

  • 21:18 (IST)

    India vs Australia: FOUR!

    A four to finish the first over of Yuzvendra Chahal. Cameron Green hits it and Australia are close to 50 runs now.

    AUS 48/1 (5)

  • 21:11 (IST)

    Live Score: WICKET! Finch is gone

    Aaron Finch has been bowled by Axar Patel. Axar dragged his length but Finch still decided to go for a big one and perished in the process. He departs after scoring 22 runs off 13 balls. 

    AUS 39/1 (3.3)

  • 21:09 (IST)

    India vs Australia: FOUR!

    This one is even better from Aaron Finch. He is toying with Bhuvneshwar Kumar in Mohali. 14 runs came off Bhuvi’s second over.

    AUS 38/0 (3)

  • 21:08 (IST)

    India vs Australia: FOUR!

    Finch gets it from the middle of his bat this time and the result is same for Australia – a four!

    AUS 34/0 (2.4)

  • 21:07 (IST)

    India vs Australia: Lucky boundary!

    Aaron Finch edged Bhuvmeshwat Kumar’s fuller delivery but the ball went past the short third man quite easily for a four.

    AUS 30/0 (2.3)

  • 21:04 (IST)

    India vs Australia Score: Make it four in a row!

    Another boundary on the ball of Umesh Yadav. It’s the fourth consecutive four in his ongoing first over.

    AUS 24/0 (1.4)

  • 21:03 (IST)

    India vs Australia: Hat-trick FOURS!

    Poor start for Umesh Yadav. He has been struck for three consecutive boundaries from Cameron Green.

    AUS 20/0 (1.3)

  • 21:01 (IST)

    India vs Australia Score: 8-run over

    A six came on the first ball of the over from the bat of Aaron Finch and the Aussie skipper later scored a couple to fetch 8 runs off the over.

    AUS 8/0 (1)

  • 20:59 (IST)

    Live Score: 2nd innings underway

    Aaron Finch and Cameron Green have started Australia’s 209-run chase vs India in the first T20I in Mohali. Bhuvneshwar Kumar is bowling the first over.

  • 20:46 (IST)

    IND vs AUS: SIX! Hardik finishes on a high!

    Take it! A third six on row from Hardik Pandya to help India post 208 runs. Meanwhile, Hardik stays unbeaten on 71 off 30 balls. Coming to the ball, it was bowled short from Green and Hardik smashed the ball over third man for a six! 

    IND 208/6 (20)

  • 20:44 (IST)

    IND vs AUS: Another SIX!

    It gets even better this time. A stand and deliver stuff from Hardik Pandya. Green bowled it full and Hardik just extended his elbow for a biggie over long-off boundary.

    IND 202/6 (19.5)

  • 20:43 (IST)

    IND vs AUS: SIX!

    Wow! Hardik Pandya has slammed a 77-metre six.

    IND 196/6 (19.4)

  • 20:39 (IST)

    India vs Australia: FOUR! Fifty for Hardik Pandya

    Hardik Pandya hits a four towards backward point and he races to his fifty off only 25 balls. He has so far hit 7 fours and 2 sixes.

    IND 187/6 (19)

  • 20:37 (IST)

    India vs Australia: FOUR!

    That’s a crunching cover drive from new batter Harshal Patel for a four. India can still target a total of 200.

    IND 180/6 (18.2)

  • 20:35 (IST)


    Dinesh Karthik has been dismissed as LBW. Umpire was unconvinced over bowler Nathan Ellis’ appeal and hence Australia decided to go upstairs. Ball tracking suggested it would have hit the leg stump by a fair amount. 

    IND 176/6 (18.1)

  • 20:32 (IST)

    India vs Australia: FOUR!

    Hardik Pandya hits the ball over mid-off fielder for a four. He gets to 44 runs off 22 balls.

    IND 174/5 (17.5)

  • 20:28 (IST)

    IND vs AUS: SIX!

    Pat Cummins missed his yorker by a bare margin and Hardik Pandya hit him over deep mid-wicket for a six. 

    IND 166/5 (17.1)

  • 20:25 (IST)

    India vs Australia: FOUR!

    Straight as an arrow this is from Hardik Pandya! It was a full toss from Hazlewood and Hardik slammed it for a four down the ground.

    IND 159/5 (16.5)

  • 20:24 (IST)

    India vs Australia: FOUR!

    Good improvisation from Hardik Pandya! Hazlewood bowled fuller and well away from Hardik’s reach but the batter threw his bat onto it and the ball just needed to go past the short third man.

    IND 155/5 (16.3)

  • 20:19 (IST)


    Axar Patel has hit the ball straight into the hands of long-off fielder Nathan Ellis. Cameron Green claims the wicket.

    IND 146/5 (15.5)

  • 20:17 (IST)

    India vs Australia: FOUR!

    A good shot from Hardik Pandya as he just opened the face of his bat to go past the short third man. Once the ball cleared the infield, it ran for a four easily.

    IND 145/4 (15.1)

  • 20:14 (IST)

    IND vs AUS: FOUR!

    A short ball on the off side from Pat Cummins and Hardik Pandya slammed it over cover for a four.

    IND 140/4 (14.5)

  • 20:09 (IST)

    IND vs AUS: FOUR!

    A four from Hardik Pandya on the off side. He is on 13 runs now off 6 balls.

    IND 131/4 (13.5)

  • 20:06 (IST)

    IND vs AUS: WICKET! SKY departs

    Suryakumar Yadav is out! He tried to work a short ball towards third man but edged the ball to wicketkeeper in the process. He departs on 46 runs off 25 balls.

    IND 126/4 (13.3)

  • 20:05 (IST)

    IND vs AUS: SIX!

    Hardik Pandya also joins the party! He was standing deep inside his crease and hit Cameron Green’s delivery for a six over deep mid-wicket. 

    IND 125/3 (13.1)

  • 20:04 (IST)

    India vs Australia: SIX!

    Another six for SKY! He is in sensational touch tonight. Adam Zampa dragged his length back but Suryakumar made amazing improvisation to hit the ball deep into the stands. 

    IND 119/3 (13) 

  • 20:03 (IST)

    India vs Australia: SIX!

    In the slot of Suryakumar Yadav and the batter won’t shy away from hitting it into the stands. He cleared his front leg and smashed it for a six.

    IND 113/3 (12.5) 

  • 19:57 (IST)


    KL Rahul is gone! He departs after playing an entertaining knock of 55 runs off 35 balls. It was once again bowled on the legs but Rahul failed to clear the fielder at deep backward square leg. 

    IND 103/3 (11.5)

  • 19:56 (IST)

    India vs Australia: SIX!

    What a shot it is from KL Rahul! He is so good on the leg side, especially on the balls that are being bowled on his pads. Hazlewood bowled fuller to him on the pads and the batter flicked it for an easy six over cow corner.  

    IND 98/2 (11.2)

  • 19:54 (IST)

    India vs Australia: Fifty for KL Rahul!

    KL Rahul races to his fifty in 32 balls. What an innings this is from the vice-captain of the Indian team! He was criticised severely in the 2022 Asia Cup but he has made a really good comeback here. However, his work is not done yet and he needs to take India to a big total. 

    IND 91/2 (11)

  • 19:49 (IST)

    IND vs AUS Score: 7-run over

    After 44 runs came between 6 and 9 overs, Nathan Ellis has bowled an economical 7-run over to keep India’s scoring rate in check. India have scored 86 runs in 10 overs with KL Rahul batting on 47 and Suryakumar Yadav batting on 23.  

    IND 86/2 (10)

  • 19:42 (IST)

    India vs Australia: SIX!

    Another six from KL Rahul. He is a man on mission tonight. This pitch is a battng paradise and Rahul is making full use of it.

    IND 79/2 (9)

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