India vs Australia 1st ODI Preview

India vs Australia 1st ODI Preview

India vs Australia 1st ODI Preview

Preview by Raju Gupta

Series- Australia tour of India, 2019

Venue- Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad.

Date- Mar 02, 01:30 pm (IST)

Toss- whoever win the toss will love to bat first.

India vs Australia 1st ODI Preview

As the Mega Festival Surgical Strike-2 came to an end in the country, Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad is all set to host the 1st One Day International between India and Australia, carried on in full swing.

India will clash on Australia on Saturday (March 02), Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium had made its International Debut on Nov 16, 2005, when India took on South Africa in an ODI that South Africa won by 5 wickets.

Virat Kohli is back after missing the last two ODIs against New Zealand. The Indian team will try to find their perfect combination for comming World Cup next year. After Defeated by Australia in T20 Series, In-form Indian team will try to dominate Australia in ODIs.

Records & Statistics –

India is the first team to come out of a full tour of Australia without losing a series.

Virat Kohli just needed 356 more runs to surpass Rahul Dravid and become the third highest run Scorer in ODIs for India after The legends Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly.

The first ODI Match between India vs Australia was played in Melbourne on Dec 6, 1980, and India has won the match by 66 runs.

The Last ODI Match between India vs Australia was played in Melbourne on Jan 18, 2019, and India has won the match by 7 wickets.

India vs Australia 1st ODI Preview



Few Key Players For India-

Rohit Sharma- Rohit has earned very positive response as an opener and is one of the most destructive batsmen of this format. He has an immense record in this format including three double ton in one-dayer.

Shikhar Dhawan- As he lost his place in T20 side, but he is very much part of playing 11 in one-dayer. He has been an Absolute record at top of the order in this format among all.

Virat Kohli(c)- The run machine Kohli being rested for the last two ODIs against New Zealand. He is in great touch and is single handed sufficient to destroy any kind of bowling attack anytime.

Rayudu- He batted at no 3 for India in last 2 ODIs, but with Kohli back in the team he could slip down to the no 4 position, this is a great chance for him to get runs and nail down this position in World Cup.

Kuldeep Yadav/Chahal– The chinaman Kuldeep Yadav and leg spinner Chahal are in great form and can destroy the Aussies unexperienced side anytime.

Bumrah / Shami- Both the seamers are in good form and Performed extremely stunning in last ODI series Specially Bumrah performed fantastically in the last two T20 matches and took the game very close.

Expected Playing 11-

Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Ambati Rayudu, M.S.Dhoni(w), Vijay Shankar, Kedar Jadhav, Kuldeep Yadav, Chahal, Md. Shami, Jasprit Bumrah.

India vs Australia 1st ODI Preview


After Defeating India in T20 Series, Australia is all set to fight back in one-dayers at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad.

Shaun Marsh withdrawing from the tour for the first two ODIs will be a massive blow to the Aussies. Peter Handscomb will get the chance for sure.

Aaron Finch and Glen Maxwell are the most experienced guys in their squad and they will have to take the responsibility from the front.

Few Key Players For Australia-

Aaron Finch- He is the most experienced guy in their squad and he will be playing in his 100th one-dayer, batting lineup will be more dependable on Aaron Finch as he is familiar with Indian condition and can score big for Aussies.

Maxwell- As a Senior Player he has a responsibility to perform well both ways. He is in good form and will try to perform well in batting as well as bowling.

Pat Cumins- He is one of the most destructive pace bowlers of the time. He can destroy any kind of batting lineup single-handed. He is in great form and main strike bowler of Australia.

Adam Zampa- The spinner has great ability to spin the ball both ways. He can be dangerous for Indian batting Tycoons if he gets his rhythm once.

Expected Playing 11-

Aaron Finch(c), D Arcy Short, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Peter Handscomb(w), Usman Khawaja, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Jhye Richardson, Jason Behrendorff, Adam Zampa

India vs Australia 1st ODI Preview

Head to Head-

India has played 130 ODIs against Australia since 1980 in which India has won 47 while Australia has won 73.

Total Played- 130

India won- 47

Australia won- 73

Tied- 0

No Result- 10

Records are in favour of Australia but the current form of Indian team is excellent as compared to Australians. Its a game and anything can happen in cricket.

So let’s wait till Arrival of the clash and stay updated with latest updates…

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