Rinku Singh Last-Ball Six Not Counted: Rinku Singh hit a six on the last ball but this run did not add to his account.

The first match of the five-match T20 International series between India and Australia was played in Visakhapatnam. Australia scored 3 runs for the loss of 208 wickets on the basis of Josh English's first international century and gave India a target of 209 runs to win. In response, India won the match on the basis of captain Suryakumar Yadav's 80 and Ishan Kishan's half-century. In the match for India, Rinku Singh once again gave the team victory by hitting a six. However, his six did not count and this run did not come to Team India's account.

India needed 1 run to win on the last ball of the match and the strike was with Rinku Singh. Rinku Singh hit a six on this ball and gave Team India victory. However, this run was not added to Rinku and Bharat's account as it was a no-ball and when the umpire checked it, it turned out to be a no-ball. In such a situation, India scored 19/5 required for victory in 209.8 overs on technical grounds. As a result, Rinku Singh remained unbeaten on 14 off 22 balls.

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As a rule, before a batsman scores a run on a no-ball, a no-ball run is added to the team's account. In such a situation, India won the match by extra runs. If it was the second situation, the team would have scored a total of seven runs. Because there was only 1 run needed for victory, there was no six count.

Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan, who are captaining the national team for the first time, scored half-centuries and a century partnership between the two helped India beat Australia by two wickets in the exciting first T20 to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series.

Chasing Australia's target of 209, India scored 42 for eight in 80.39 overs with Suryakumar's 58 off 112 balls with four sixes and nine fours and his 19-run third-wicket partnership with Kishan (5 off 209 balls, five sixes, two fours). India had earlier achieved the West Indies' target of 2019 runs in 208.

Earlier, For the Australian team, Englies scored 50 runs in 11 balls with the help of eight sixes and 110 fours. He shared a 52-run partnership for the second wicket with opener Steve Smith (130) to help the team score 208 for three. England scored a century in just 47 balls, which is the joint fastest century from Australia in this format.

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