In the first T20 match played at Gabba in Brisbane, the Indian team had to face defeat. Becoming excited, Australia made their name in this match by four runs. On the basis of Duckworth-Lewis, ‘Man in Blues’ got the target of 174 runs. In reply, the entire Indian team could score 169 runs in 7 overs in 17 overs.
After making a 1-0 lead in the three-match T-20 series, Australian team captain Aaron Finch revealed his winning formula. Finch told how he had planned to defeat Team India.
Finch said, “All the players in the team did a fantastic job. But Marcus Steinis proved to be a trumpet for them in the match. In the last over, India needed 13 runs to win. Finch gave Marcus Stoney’s responsibility for this over. Finch told that he intentionally kept Stoney’s over over
In the last over, Stoney’s made Dinesh Karthik and Krupal Pandya a victim. That’s where Team India’s defeat was confirmed. Finch told that he had complete faith in Stoney’s.
Finch further said, “Stoney’s was practicing fiercely for some time now. I knew his hard work would definitely play an important role in Australia’s victory. Stones was well aware of his strategy and he did the same way that the team won.