Indian National Cricket team will be keen to register a win in the second one-day international against Australia to level the three-match series 1-1 at the Adelaide Oval on January 15 (Tuesday).

Meanwhile, the hosts won the first game by 34 runs courtesy a strong bowling performance especially from Jhye Richardson, who returned with figures of 4 for 26. The Aussies will look to build on that performance where they restricted India for 259 after posting 288 on the board. However, their top-order with the likes of Aaron Finch and Usman Khawaja needs to fire. The bowling looks inexperienced but they will be keen to continue their effort from the first game at Sydney.

On the other hand, Indian National Cricket team will heavily rely on the top three of Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli once again, since none of the lower-order batsmen impressed in Sydney after a quick loss of wickets early on. However, it will be interesting if Virat Kohli & Co decided to ponder with their playing XI. Moreover, they also brought in Shubman Gill and Vijay Shankar in place of suspended KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya.

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Weather Forecast

The forecast for Adelaide predicts partly cloudy conditions on Tuesday, which might assist the pace bowlers. Meanwhile, the temperature will hover around 33-37 degrees Celsius. However, the pitch is likely to be the best to bat in all of Australia, which can thus make the second ODI a high-scoring affair. As a result, it will be a low-scoring encounter as it has been in the last few games.

There are no chances of rain at all thus making it a fifty-over affair. The onus, however, will be on Indian National Cricket team, who trail the series 1-0, to make things even stevens.

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