Australia chased the target of 209 & beat India by 4 wickets in the opening T20I on Tuesday. Cameron Green countered Hardik Pandya's half-century with his highest T20I score of 61 & Matthew Wade also powered Australia. India's fielding dept let the team down. 

    

1st T20I: Australia gun down record 209 against India to take 1-0 series lead in Mohali

WHAT?

Australia gunned down the target of the 209-run & beat India by 4 wickets in the opening T20I on Tuesday.

HOW?

Green hit four sixes and eight fours and reached his maiden T20I fifty from 26 balls as Australia topped India's 208 for 6 with 4 balls to register a four-wicket win in Mohali.

After Green's departure, Matthew Wade and Tim David ensured Australia romped home with ease as India dropped three catches in the series opener.

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India had a big score to defend but the fielding department let them down. Green, Wade, and Smith were all dropped once and all three players made some kind of impact. Other than that, poor death-bowling execution has kept India at bay.