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Australia set India 289-run target to win first ODI

Sydney, Jan 12: Electing to bat, Australia posted a challenging 288 for five against India in the first One-day International at the SCG, here Saturday.

 

Peter Handscomb top-scored for the hosts with his 73-run knock while Usman Khwaja (59) and Shaun Marsh (54) also scored half-centuries. Marcus Stoinis remained unbeaten on 47.

 

Spinner Kuldeep Yadav and pacer Bhuvneshar Kumar took wickets apiece for India.

 

Brief Scores:

 

Australia : 288 for 5 in 50 overs. (P Handscomb 73, U Khawaja 59, S Marsh 54; K Yadav 2/54, B Kumar 2/66, R Jadeja 1/48). PTI

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