By CricketCountry Staff
Colombo: Sep 28, 2012
India lost Virat Kohli - its second wicket - in the eighth over against Australia in the Super Eights clash at Colombo on Friday.
Kohli was dismissed by pacer Pat Cummins as he attempted a pull stroke, conceding a catch to Daniel Christian. He scored 15 runs.
Earlier, India lost opener Gautam Gambhir early for 17 runs as the opener was run out in the third over.
Gambhir opened the batting along with all-rounder Irfan Pathan as Virender Sehwag was left out of the Indian team.
Indian captain MS Dhoni had won the toss and elected to bat. The comprehensive victory against England and Harbhajan Singh's brilliant comeback has will have given confidence to the Indian team ahead of the clash against George Bailey's men who have looked good in both their group league matches against Ireland and West Indies respectively.
Brief Scores: India 70 for 2 in 10 overs (Irfan Pathan 28, Gautam Gambhir 17, Virat Kohli 15) vs Australia