Visakhapatnam, November 24, 2023.

Suryakumar Yadav led from the front in the company of Ishan Kishan to hand an inexperienced India a thrilling two- wicket victory over Australia in the first T20 International of the five-match series here on Thursday.

Chasing a mammoth 209-run target, Surya scored 80 off 42 balls, while Kishan made 58 off 39 balls to take India home in the final ball. Towards the end, Rinku Singh (22 not out off 14 balls) delivered the finishing touches with a six to take India home.