Pune, Oct 13: Australia thrashed India by 72 runs in the first One Day International here on Sunday. The George Bailey-led side took a 1-0 lead in the seven-match series. The second game is in Jaipur on October 16.
Bailey and Finch hit half centuries as the visitors posted 304/8 in 50 overs. Then, the bowlers took charge to defend the total. James Faulkner took three while Clint McKay and Shane Watson had two scalps apiece.
In chase of 305, only Virat Kohli impressed with his 25th ODI century. The hosts were bowled out for 232 in 49.4 overs.
Here are the pictures from the match.
Finch continues good form
Opener Aaron Finch plays a shot en route to his half century.
Captain Bailey topscores
Australia captain George Bailey plays a pull shot. He made 85.
Yuvraj Singh reacts after sending back Finch.
Finch in action
Finch plays a shot.
Time to celebrate
Finch celebrates his half century.
Yuvraj sends back Watson cheaply.
Rain and Yuvraj
Suresh Raina and Yuvraj celebrate a wicket.
Virat Kohli slams half century
Virat Kohli plays a shot during his 61-run knock.
Kohli plays a pull shot.
Raina falls for 39
Suresh Raina made 39. He batted at number 4.
New bat sponsor for Kohli
Kohli sports MRF logo on his bat. Earlier he had Nike.
Rohit scores 42
Rohit Sharma made 42 while his partner Shikhar Dhawan (7) failed with the bat.
Faulkner is jubilant
James Faulkner is jubilant after dismissing Shikhar Dhawan.
Yuvraj falls to Johnson
Mitchell Johnson sends back Yuvraj Singh for seven runs.