India vs Australia Warm-up Match: Team India defeated the Australian team badly in the warm-up match of the 2021 T20 World Cup played in Dubai. Australia scored 152 for five in 20 overs after playing first. In response, Team India easily chased down the target in 17.5 overs, losing just one wicket. Rohit Sharma played a match winning innings of 60 runs in 41 balls for India. He retired hurt to give chance to others. On the other hand, KL Rahul, who was in excellent form, scored 39 runs. Apart from this, Suryakumar Yadav scored 38 not out in 27 balls and Hardik Pandya scored 14 not out in eight balls.
Earlier, Australian captain Aaron Finch won the toss and elected to bat, but his decision proved to be completely wrong in the beginning. David Warner 01, Aaron Finch 08 and Mitchell Marsh 00 were dismissed cheaply. However, after this, Steve Smith took the responsibility and first shared a 61-run partnership with Glenn Maxwell for the fourth wicket.
Maxwell was dismissed for 37 runs in 28 balls with the help of five fours. Bhuvneshwar Kumar sent him to the pavilion. Smith and Marcus Stoinis took charge after the fall of four wickets for 72 runs. Both of them shared a partnership of 76 runs for the fifth wicket. Smith scored 57 runs in 48 balls. During this, seven fours came off his bat. At the same time, Marcus Stoinis remained unbeaten on 41 runs in 25 balls. He hit four fours and a six. At the same time, Matthew Wade returned after scoring four not out off a ball.
Ravichandran Ashwin took two wickets for just 8 runs for India. Apart from this, Rahul Chahar, Ravindra Jadeja and Bhuvneshwar Kumar got one wicket each.