India vs Australia: Twitterati reacts to India’s four-run loss in first T20I

Australia’s Glen Maxwell plays a shot as Indian wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant looks on during the first T20 International. (Source: AP)

India began their much-awaited series against Australia, losing the first T20I by four runs at the Gabba in Brisbane on Wednesday on a rain-hit day. The contest was reduced to 17 overs a side as Glenn Maxwell hammered 46 runs off 24 balls to help Australia post 158/4.

With a stoppage of 45 minutes, India were given a target of 174 runs in 17 overs. Shikhar Dhawan smashed a sublime 76 off 42 balls as India finished on 169/7. With a morale-boosting win for the hosts, here are the best reactions to the match on Wednesday:

The second match of the three-match series will be played in Melbourne on Friday.

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