India vs Australia: Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Match Details, 1st ODI


Match Preview

India and Australia are going to face each other in the first ODI of the series tomorrow in Mumbai.

Additionally, this is going to be a 3-match ODI series between the two sides and kick-starts India’s preparations for the ODI World Cup this year.

With Rohit Sharma being rested from this game, the onus will be on Shubman Gill and Ishan Kishan to open the batting for India.

Moreover, the likes of Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, and Ravindra Jadeja will strengthen the middle-order.

Furthermore, pace bowlers in Mohammed Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Mohammad Shami, Umran Malik, and Jaydev Unadkat are present in the ODI series.

On the other hand, the spin department will be handled by Kuldeep Yadav, Jadeja, Washington Sundar, and Axar Patel.

Meanwhile, Australia also has a formidable lineup of players that have the ability to dismantle any bowling unit.

Therefore, we will be getting an exciting game tomorrow between these two sides.

Match Details

Match: India vs Australia, 1st ODI

Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Date: 17th March 2023

Time: 1:30 PM IST

Pitch Report

The surface at Wankhede is a pretty flat one that is very beneficial for the batters than bowlers. However, it is a chasing ground with the average first innings score being 260. Thus, we can expect a high-scoring thriller tomorrow between India and Australia.

Full Squads for India vs Australia, 1st ODI


Rohit Sharma, Shreyas Iyer, Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav, Virat Kohli, Axar Patel, Hardik Pandya (c), Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Ishan Kishan (wk), Kl Rahul (wk), Jaydev Unadkat, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Umran Malik, Yuzvendra Chahal


David Warner, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith (c), Travis Head, Ashton Agar, Cameron Green, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Marsh, Alex Carey (wk), Josh Inglis (wk), Adam Zampa, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Ellis, Sean Abbott

Probable Playing XI for India vs Australia, 1st ODI


Subhman Gill, Ishan Kishan (wk), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya (c), Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, Mohammed Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal


David Warner, Travis Head, Steve Smith (c), Mitchell Marsh, Cameron Green, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey (wk), Marcus Stoinis, Adam Zampa, Mitchell Starc, Sean Abbott

Probable Winner

From the team combinations, we can say that India can win this game tomorrow against Australia.

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