Team India defeated Australia by five wickets in the opening one-day encounter of the three-match series in Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium. India bowled first after winning the toss, and they produced an outstanding effort to dismiss Australia for 188 in just 35.4 overs. India completed the chase in 39.5 overs despite losing five wickets for a total of 83 runs.
Mohammed Siraj (3/29) and Mohammed Shami (3/17), two of India's top pace bowlers, each took three wickets. In addition, left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja took two wickets, while captain Hardik Pandya and Kuldeep Yadav each claimed one victim. Chasing 189 on the scoreboard, Mitchell Starc took three significant wickets to put India under strain. To counter this, KL Rahul (75 not out off 91 balls) and Jadeja (45 not out off 69 balls) put up an unbroken 108 run sixth wicket partnership as India reached their goal with 61 balls remaining with Jadeja's game-winning boundary.