Australia fans used to watching David Warner give his side a rankling begin in constrained overs cricket might scratch their heads at the walker rate the left-hander is scoring at in the Cricket World Cup.
Expecting to give Australia a flying begin in quest for India's 352-5 on Sunday, the 32-year-old scored a horrendously moderate 56 from 84 balls and did not score a keep running for 14 conveyances at a certain point.
His 66.66 strike rate in the 36-run misfortune at the Oval was just about 30 beneath his profession normal of 95.47 in the 50-overs position.
In Australia's first game in Bristol against Afghanistan, ostensibly the weakest bowling unit at the competition, Warner scored an unbeaten 89 to guide his side to a simple seven-wicket win.
In any case, he took 114 balls to aggregate the runs and just hit eight fours on a ground that has short straight and square limits.
Warner entered the World Cup having blasted his way to a challenge driving 692 keeps running in the Indian Premier League, yet Australia commander Aaron Finch said he had not deliberately chosen to be increasingly sagacious in the more drawn out configuration.
"No, it hasn't been an arrangement, a group plan or an individual arrangement for David," Finch told columnists of Warner's moderately moderate scoring rate.
"I think they bowled truly well early. They bowled pleasant and straight, back of the length, where the ball was simply slipping very low to begin with.
"They simply didn't give us any width to escape or any length to truly work with, either absurd or escape.
"Their bowling plans were entirely straightforward however extremely viable on a wicket like that."
India's bowling mentor Bharat Arun said they had built up a short-pitched bowling plan to Warner that would make him awkward and not enable him to free his arms, something opening bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar clung to carefully on Sunday.
Warner scored just 22 from 44 balls in his opening 61-run remain with Finch.
While Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah limited Warner at the highest point of the innings, Finch had unique commendation for India's spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal, who evaporated the keeps running amidst the innings.
"Their spinners most likely had a greater effect than what our own did," Finch said.
"All things considered, they had a greater effect than what our spinners did, through the center overs specifically where the ball was simply beginning to hold up."