India wins toss and bowls against Australia in 1st T20

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With only one loss, The Indian Team is headstrong and is ready to take on the Australian Cricket Team at the two T20 matches that are supposed to be played. The Australians lost the ODI series 4-1. Their supposed over-dependence on Steve Smith and David Warner and the middle order's failure to capitalise is seen as the reason behind Australia's recent woes.

Sehwag said it won't be a hard task for the hosts to sweep the series.

And it could be worse for Australia in the T20Is as India boast of a 9-4 head-to-head record.

Australia have looked out of sorts in the limited-overs series and with the skipper being ruled out, it will be a big task for Warner to salvage some pride ahead of next month's Ashes.

Smith's injury compounds Australia's bleak tour of India after the one-day worldwide side were hammered 4-1. But as the game goes progresses it promises to become batting friendly. They have looked flawless, be it against reigning world champions Australia or a new-look Sri Lanka. I believe sharing the dressing room with established players in the IPL has helped them gain confidence. The league helped Christian to get back on the track of T20. A poor run in the ODI series led to him being dropped for the final two matches.

Australia T20 squad: Steve Smith (Captain), David Warner (vice-captain), Jason Behrendorff, Dan Christian, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Patrick Cummins, Aaron Finch, Travis Head, Moises Henriques, Glenn Maxwell, Tim Paine (WK), Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa. "I feel like my seasons have always started quite slow so it's something different this year, which is great", he said.

Kohli has smashed four half-centuries in his last four matches against Australia, three of them unbeaten.