India’s tour of Australia 2020-21 is all set to begin with the first ODI on November 27. India is placed 2nd in the ODI rankings while Australia is at the 4th spot. Australia is coming off an ODI series win against England at the English soil. India will be playing their first series post-Covid interruptions.
IND vs AUS 1st ODI Match details:
The India tour of Australia begins with the ODI series where the two teams will lock horn against each other on 27th November at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The game is scheduled to begin at 9:10 AM IST and can be viewed on Sony Sports Network in India.
IND vs AUS 1st ODI Match Preview:
Australia defeated England 2-1 in the ODI series recently concluded on the English soil and will be the favourites in this series too. Their left-right opening duo will look to stitch another great partnership in this match to give their team the required momentum.
On the other hand, India will be eyeing to improve their records on the foreign pitches. Virat Kohli will be the most dependable player from the Indian team. Australia have a better Head To Head records against India in Australia.
IND vs AUS 1st ODI Weather Report:
The temperature is expected to hover around 23°C on the match day, with 70% humidity and 25 Km/hr wind speed. There are very little chances of precipitation.
IND vs AUS 1st ODI Pitch Report:
The surface at Sydney Cricket Ground is a batting-friendly one, but also offers a good amount of assistance for the pacers. An average score of 250 runs is expected in the 1st innings. Batting first has better records than the chasing teams on this wicket. The toss will play an important role.
Average 1st innings score at Sydney Cricket Ground:
Record of chasing teams at Sydney Cricket Ground:
WON – 41, LOST – 47, TIED – 0
IND vs AUS 1st ODI Injury Update:
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IND vs AUS 1st ODI Probable XIs:
India: Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Shami, Navdeep Saini
Bench: Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Shardul Thakur, Sanju Samson
Australia: David Warner, Aaron Finch, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marnus Labuchagne, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey, Adam Zampa, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood
Bench: Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Cameron Green, Moises Henriques, Daniel Sams, Kane Richardson, Matthew Wade
IND vs AUS 1st ODI Top Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Virat Kohli has sensational ODI stats to his name, with an astonishing average of 59.34 and 43 centuries so far.
Jasprit Bumrah’s form will be crucial from the Indian bowling perspective. He has picked 104 wickets with an economy rate of 4.56 in ODIs and can be vital in the death overs.
David Warner will be given the responsibility to provide the Aussies with a flying start in this game. He has been absolutely brutal with the bat on the Australian soil. Aaron Finch is yet another aggressive opener, who will be partnering with Warner. He has struck 27 half-centuries and 16 centuries in ODIs so far. Mitchell Starc will be the biggest threat for the visiting team. His bowling stats are remarkable and he bowls equally in the powerplays as well as death overs.
IND vs AUS 1st ODI Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Virat Kohli, David Warner
Vice-Captain – Mitchell Starc, Shikhar Dhawan, Aaron Finch
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for IND vs AUS 1st ODI Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – KL Rahul
Batsmen – Steve Smith, David Warner (c), Virat Kohli (vc), Shikhar Dhawan
All-rounders – Marcus Stoinis, Hardik Pandya
Bowlers – Mitchell Starc, Andrew Tye, Mohammad Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for IND vs AUS 1st ODI Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Alex Carey
Batsmen – Aaron Finch (c), Marnus Labuchagne, David Warner, Virat Kohli
All-rounders – Glenn Maxwell, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja
Bowlers – Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc (vc), Jasprit Bumrah
IND vs AUS 1st ODI Expert Advice:
Sydney Cricket Ground has provided great support to the batters so it will be wise to fill your team with the impactful batters from both the sides. The pacers will also remain crucial for this match and shouldn’t be ignored in the fantasy team. Mitchell Starc and Jasprit Bumrah will the leading their respective team’s bowling departments.
IND vs AUS 1st ODI Probable Winners:
The Australian side will be the favourites considering their ODI stats on the Australian pitches. Although, it won’t be a one-sided dominant game.