The T20 World Cup is scheduled to be held in March-April in India. Young pacer Jasprit Bumrah starred on his T20I debut by picking up three wickets for 23 runs, while another debutant, Hardik Pandya, bagged 2/37.

Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja was also equally effective, picking two wickets for 21 runs in four overs. Asked to bat, India scored 188/3 in 20 overs, thanks to Virat Kohli's powerful innings of 90 not out from 55 deliveries and Suresh Raina's 41.

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In reply, the hosts were bowled out for 151 in 19.3 overs. Captain Aaron Finch was Australia's highest scorer with a 44. "I really like playing here, would like to take the pitch to everywhere I go. Happy that our T20 World Cup preparation starts from here with a win, we will go on from this game," Kohli said at the post-match presentation ceremony.

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