India Today – India – Brief scores: India (240/4) beat Australia (236/7) by 6 wickets to take 1-0 lead in 5-match series.
- Jadhav (81*), Dhoni (59*), Kohli (44), Coulter-Nile (2/46) Full Scorecard | Highlights | Match ReportKedar Jadhav said that batting with Mahendra Singh Dhoni is extremely easy as he just guides you how to go about a chase after their 141-run partnership helped India register a 6-wicket win over Australia in the first one-day international at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on Saturday.
- Jadhav and Dhoni took ownership when India were 99 for 4 and batted till the end to take India home.
- Jadhav spoke candidly about how Dhoni influenced his batting and had he not had the former captain on the other side, he might have gone for his shots earlier in the innings.
- Earlier this year in Australia, Jadhav and Dhoni had won India the third ODI in Melbourne by stitching a 121-run stand.
- Jadhav said that run chase was on his mind and he knew he just had to listen to Dhoni in order to take the match.