India vs Australia: Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Match Prediction, 3rd ODI


Match Preview

India and Australia are facing each other for the 3rd and final ODI of the series. The game is being played in Chennai.

Furthermore, talking about the last game at Vizag, then India lost the game by 10 wickets as they had managed to score only 117.

Moreover, Australia chased down the target with great ease in just 11 overs and leveled the series 1-1.

Today’s game is therefore a thriller between these two sides as it will determine who will take the series home.

India’s top and middle-order batters will have to perform their very best today so that they can become a great batting unit by the time of the ODI World Cup.

Australia meanwhile, has a pretty decent batting lineup and has no worries on that front. Moreover, their bowlers are also doing well with Mitchell Starc picking up his 9th fifer in ODIs.

Thus, we will have to wait and see which team takes the trophy today as this is going to be a cracker of a contest.

Match Details

Match: India vs Australia, 3rd ODI

Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Date: 22nd March 2023

Time: 1:30 PM IST

Pitch Report

The surface at MA Chidambaram Stadium is suited more to spinners than pacers. Moreover, team winning the toss should look to bowl first and the average first innings score at this venue is 280 runs.

Full Squads for India vs Australia, 3rd 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, 3rd ODI


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


David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Steve Smith (c), Marnus Labuschagne, Alex Carey (wk), Cameron Green, Marcus Stoinis, Sean Abbott, Nathan Ellis, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa

Probable Winner

From the team combinations and previous game’s result, we can say that this match can go Australia’s way as they have performed better.

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