India’s body language defensive against outstanding Australia: Vaughan

Former England skipper Michael Vaughan has said that India’s body language was “defensive” and bowling looked ordinary in the first ODI against Australia. As the Australian batsman hammered Indian bowlers all over the park and scored 374 runs at the loss of six wickets in their 50 overs quota being played at Sydney Cricket Ground.

He also said that looking at Australia’s batting in the first match against India it seems like that they will beat India by 3-0 to which he received lot of criticism from Indian fans on social media.

As Vaughan Tweeted on his official Twitter Handle “India’s over rate is appalling … !!! Body language defensive … fielding is my standard (shocking) … Bowling ordinary !!! Aussies, on the other hand, have been outstanding … Long tour for India I thinks …”

In another Tweet, he wrote ” The Indian ODI team is too old school for me…just 5 bowling options &batting isn’t deep enough”

Talking about the match Australia won the toss and choose to bat first and set India a giant total of 375 runs where the skipper Finch led from the front and got equal complement from another great Australian batsman Steven Smith where they both scored 114 and 105 runs respectively. Indian bowlers disappointed in the first ODI as Chahal gave away 89 runs in his 10 overs breaking his own record of conceding 88 runs in ODI. Apart from having good IPL for RCB this year, he has also conceded the most number of runs by an Indian bowler in a World Cup match against England in 2019.

In reply, Indian batsman didn’t batted well where Skipper Kohli scored 21 runs followed by Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul who scored 2 and 12 runs respectively. Hardik Pandya and Shikhar batted beautifully from India’s side where they both played a splendid knock of 74 and 90 runs. Indian team has to rethink about the 6th bowling option keeping second and third ODI in mind as per the experts five bowling options against current Australian batting lineup will not be enough to contain Australia in their home conditions.