Australia was able to bounce back as the visitors won the third ODI at Ranchi by 32 runs. It was a dominating batting display from the Australian batting line-up as they posted 313 runs. Usman Khawaja and Aaron Finch anchored the innings for the tourists. It was a fine performance from the visitors as they were able to hit the ground running. Cricket Addicitor tries to decode India’s Predicted Playing XI for the fourth ODI at Mohali.
On the other hand, India’s openers could not get going once again. Indian skipper Virat Kohli scored a sublime hundred but lacked the support from the other end. Thus, India will like to come up with a collective performance in the fourth ODI at Mohali.
It was a must-win match for Australia and they were able to stay afloat in the series. Adam Zampa also played a key role as he scalped three wickets.
This is how the series stands.
Here is India’s Predicted Playing XI for the fourth ODI:
Rohit Sharma has had a quiet series thus far. Thus, the stylish batsman will like to get back into form as he is going to hold the key.
India must give chances to KL Rahul in the ODI format. In fact, Rahul had shown glimpses of form in the T20I series and he should get his chance before the World Cup.
Virat Kohli has continued his love affair of producing runs. Kohli was once again at his best in the previous ODI where he scored 123 runs off just 95 balls.
Ambati Rayudu had received a beauty from Pat Cummins in the previous match. In fact, the right-hander has had three flop knocks and thus he would like to get a good score under his belt.
Rishabh Pant (wk)
Rishabh Pant will get a chance in the playing XI as MS Dhoni is been rested from the last two One Day International. Hence, Pant will like to get grab his chance in the ODI format.
Kedar Jadhav scored 26 runs in the last match. In fact, Jadhav had scored a match-winning knock of 81 runs in the first ODI at Hyderabad.
Vijay Shankar has done a good job in the limited opportunities he has received. However, Shankar had a golden opportunity in the last match to get India over the line.
Ravindra Jadeja might get another chance in the last XI. Jadeja has bowled with aplomb but he can do better with the bat for the Indian side.
Kumar can get his chance.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar didn’t receive his chance in the last match. Kumar will like to hit the ground running as he has been out of the team in the first three matches.
Kuldeep Yadav had scalped three wickets in the previous Ranchi ODI. The mystery spinner has performed consistently and he would like to keep his good show going.
Jasprit Bumrah has bowled with great success in the recent past as he has been instrumental in India’s success. Bumrah will like to keep delivering the goods.