Australia crush India in ODI series opener

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Australia have registered their biggest-ever One-Day International (ODI) win over India.

They hammered the hosts by 10 wickets in the opening game of their three-match series, played in Mumbai.

India were dismissed for 255 and in reply, the Aussies reached the target with 74 balls remaining.

Aaron Finch (110 not out) and David Warner (128 not out) hit centuries to post the highest Australian partnership against India.

Shikhar Dhawan (74) had earlier top-scored in India’s modest total of 255, while Mitchell Starc took 3-56.

The second match of the series will be played in Rajkot on Friday.

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