India, Jan. 15 -- Team India opener Shikhar Dhawan said that the main reason for India's loss was the loss of four quick wickets in the middle phase of their innings. "We handled those first 10-15 overs very nicely. As I said that where we lost four wickets in a go, that is where the game changed for us, then we were behind the game and then we were trying to cover it, so that is where we went wrong," said Dhawan, who made a gritty 74 off 91 balls at the Wankhede Stadium.

The opener was cautious to begin, slowly opened his shoulders and hit a half-century before Australia pulled things back to bowl India out for 255. This proved to be a walk in the park for Australia as David Warner and Aaron Finch remained unbeaten to overhaul the targe...