He then described the planning involved in taking the wicket of Finch.
Kuldeep Yadav changed the game for the hosts with his spell as the death bowling gave him ample support.
When the visitors were motoring on a dicey track and consequently threatened to amass a formidable total, the chinaman exponent turned the game around by dismissing the well-set Aaron Finch.
Australia collapsed from 76-3 to 89-5.
The second T20 will be played at Guwahati on Saturday. Maxwell perished whilst trying to attack the bowling, caught at midwicket off Yuzvendra Chahal. It arrived off a short ball that Maxwell pulled straight into the hands of short midwicket. I would have loved to score a lot more runs. Hardik Pandya is struggling to get his act right tonight. They have looked flawless, be it against reigning world champions Australia or a new-look Sri Lanka. But like always, he is on target. He was helped by the Australian bowlers putting it in areas that were only too easy for him to pick. He scored two boundaries in five balls so far.
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WICKET! Early breakthrough! Chopped on! .
Australia have looked out of sorts in the limited-overs series and with the skipper being ruled out, it will be a big task for Warner to salvage some pride ahead of next month's Ashes. Fine start for India.
Shikhar Dhawan, who could not feature in the ODI series, makes a comeback to the playing XI while Kuldeep Yadav replaces Axar Patel in the Indian team.
Paceman Jason Behrendorff is likely to make his long-awaited worldwide debut, while Andrew Tye, after replacing Pat Cummins (rested), is among four quicks in the squad.
Australian cricketer David Warner walks back to the pavilion after being bowled out by India's Bhuvneshwar Kumar, right, during their first T20 cricket match in Ranchi, India, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. Finch was in two minds; whether to respond with a sweep or play it through the "V". While Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni and Hardik Pandya will be the key players in the middle order. If that happens, Dinesh Karthik and KL Rahul will have to warm the benches. David Warner will now lead Australia againt Virat Kohli's men in the T20I series.