India beat Australia in his opening match of World Cup after a Disastrous start to his run chase by losing its three wickets just under two overs. Its seems to be very difficult for India to win this match after a poor start but it become possible for India to win his first match in this tournament because of run chase master Virat Kholi and master class KL Rahul sharing a partnership of 165 runs in a high pressure game . Australia put 199 on the board by electing to bat first on the low scoring encounter at Chepauk.
Captain Rohit Sharma , Ishan Kishan and exclusive batsman Shreyas Iyer fails to open their account. It is the first time in the history that India’s top four batsman goes for duck in ODI’s. India also scored its second lowest power play score in World Cup.
But it does not matter for Virat Kholi and its master batting which brings India out of the disaster . Virat gets the suport from KL Rahul to win India’s first match .Kholi played a masterknock of 85 in 166 balls after getting dropped by Mitchell Marsh on 12 bowl by Josh Hazelwood . Virat hits only 6 boundaries in his innings. Former player Gautam Gambhir impressed from this approach and mindset of Kholi. He also liked his fitness as he continously running between the wickets for singles and doubles in the run chase with Rahul.