India won the first match against Australia by 26 runs. Indian all-rounder Pandya chipped in with two wickets as Australia stumbled in a match reduced to 21 overs due to a two-hour rain break. Earlier, the right-hander shared a 118-run stand with MS?Dhoni, who slammed his 66th fifty as India reached 281/7 in Chepauk. Earlier, Nathan Coulter-Nile picked up three quick wickets, including Virat Kohli for 0 to jolt India. India looks good to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series with all of the bowlers contributing with the wickets.