Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Mon 15 Apr 2024 Number crunching: Amazing stats from first ODI between India and Australia at Perth Australia defeated India by five wickets in the opening one-dayer against India at Perth in what was a run-fest. Here’s a compilation of some interesting statistics from the match Perth ODI review: India were 50 runs short The Perth ODI was a high scoring encounter, with batsmen from both sides performing exceedingly well on a belter of a pitch. And, while Australia definitely had the advantage of knowing what score they had to chase AUS vs IND 1st ODI: Bailey, Smith build after early blows AUS vs IND 1st ODI Live score: The duo complete a century stand for the second wicket, after Barinder Sran picked up Finch and Warner early. Perth ODI: Australia thump India by 5 wickets in high-scoring encounter There is something about India that bring out the best in Steven Smith. The Aussie captain looks fluent during most of his visits to the crease, but pit him against the Indians, and he becomes a modern-day Don Bradman. Lack of big-hitters, death overs bowling major concerns for India in Australia Less than a year after the disastrous tri-series in Australia which was succeeded by an impressive World Cup campaign thwarted only by the Aussies, India are back Down Under for an ODI and T20 series. AUS v IND 1st ODI: Despite twin debutants, Australia firm favourites at Perth The last time India met Australia in a one-day international, a rather familiar script played out.