India vs Australia: Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Match Prediction, 2nd ODI


Match Preview

India and Australia will look to battle it out in the 2nd ODI of the series at Andhra Pradesh.

Having won yesterday by 5 wickets, India will look to dominate in the 2nd ODI as well.

Moreover, Rohit Sharma will be back for this game and will lead the team with Pandya remaining his deputy.

On the other hand, Australia also will look to get a win in tomorrow’s game to level the series and make it a thrilling contest for the fans.

Meanwhile, in the first ODI, India’s batters struggled to score a small target of 189 as the middle order completely collapsed.

But, thanks to KL Rahul’s gritty fifty and good support from Jadeja at the other end, India managed to cross the finish line.

Thus, it will be a test for the middle-order once again to perform well in tomorrow’s game.

For Australia, only Mitchell Marsh was the standout player with the rest going for low scores.

Therefore, we have a thrilling game tomorrow between these two teams and we can definitely expect it to be a high-scoring one.

Match Details

Match: India vs Australia, 2nd ODI

Venue: YS Raja Reddy Cricket Stadium, Andhra Pradesh

Date: 19th March 2023

Time: 1:30 PM IST

Pitch Report

The pitch at Vizag is conducive for batting as it is a pretty flat surface. Moreover, the average first innings score at this venue is 260.

Full Squads for India vs Australia, 2nd ODI


Rohit Sharma (c), Shreyas Iyer, Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav, Virat Kohli, Axar Patel, Hardik Pandya (vc), 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, 2nd ODI


Shubman Gill, Rohit Sharma (c), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul (wk), Hardik Pandya (vc), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Mohammed Shami


Travis Head, Mitchell Marsh, Steve Smith (c), Marnus Labuschagne, Josh Inglis (wk), Cameron Green, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Sean Abbott, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa

Probable Winner

From the team combinations and yesterday’s result, we can say that India can clinch the series quite easily.

Meanwhile, Australia will have to work hard if they want to level this series.

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