Australia beats India in the first T20 international

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Australia beats India in the first T20 international

NEW DELHI - Australia beat India by four runs in their first Twenty20 international in Brisbane on Wednesday, despite a fighting 76 from Shikhar Dhawan in a rain-reduced match.

Chasing a total of 174 under the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern run rate system, the visitors narrowly missed out, losing two wickets in the final over to end with 169-7.

It gives Australia a 1-0 lead in the three-match series with the second game on Friday in Melbourne. - APP/ AFP