Virat Kohli looks to extend domination in Steve Smith's

With a staggering 9-4 head-to-head record in favour of the hosts, and a 3-0 clean sweep in their previous meeting in Australia in January a year ago, India definitely look a formidable unit going into Saturday's encounter at the Jharkhand Cricket Association (JCA) International Stadium.

From there on, India took complete control of the game with Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah (2-17) among the wickets.

India started off on a good note as pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar sent back skipper David Warner (8) in the first over itself. Maxwell perished whilst trying to attack the bowling, caught at midwicket off Yuzvendra Chahal. But come T20Is, it could be worse for Australia as India boast of a 9-3 head-to-head record. But it was the batting that led them down, especially the collapse that we have seen so often after Finch's wicket.

Australia will miss captain Steve Smith after he was ruled out of the upcoming three-match T20I series against India due to shoulder injury. Instead, the likes of Tim Paine, Jason Behrendorff, Daniel Christian and Andrew Tye take over the reins and therein lies Australia's chance.

For India, Axar Patel and Ajinkya Rahane sat out and they were replaced by Kuldeep Yadav and Shikhar Dhawan.

Cricket Australia said on Saturday that cricket captain Steve Smith will return home from the team's tour of India with a right shoulder injury. However, only two spinners are likely to find a place in the playing XI.

India captain Virat Kohli brought up the winning runs with his third boundary in his innings of 22 off 14 balls.

Smith is a doubt for the first match in the three-game series as he is struggling with a shoulder problem, Cricket Australia confirmed.

All-rounders Dan Christian and Moises Henriques have joined the squad for the T20 series.

There's no break for Virat Kohli or Rohit Sharma, and even MS Dhoni will continue to wicket-keep, even though they have brought in Dinesh Karthik as a stand-in keeper.

Nathan Coulter-Nile was outstanding in the ODIs and Kane Richardson also impressed.

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