After having competed in a blockbuster ODI series, the India National Cricket Team will take on Australia in the first T20I of the three-match series on December 04 at the Manuka Oval in Canberra.
AUS vs IND 1st T20I Match Details:
The 1st T20I game between India and Australia will take place in Manuka Oval, Canberra on Friday. The game is scheduled to begin at 1:40 PM IST.
AUS vs IND 1st T20I Match Preview:
After winning the exciting ODI series 2-1, the Aussies are now eyeing the T20I series which kicks off from 4th December (Friday) with the 1st T20I at Manuka Oval. India won the third nail biter ODI by 13 runs and would like to continue this momentum from here to the T20Is as well, whereas Aussies still remain the favourites to clinch the T20I series as well.
AUS vs IND 1st T20I Weather Report:
The temperature is expected to be around 22°C, with 34% humidity and 24 km/hr wind speed. There are pretty low chances of precipitation in this game.
AUS vs IND 1st T20I Pitch Report:
The surface at Manuka Oval is a batting-friendly one, with little assistance for the pacers on offer as well. The spinners can come in handy in the middle phase. The batsmen need to spend time in the middle initial to get going.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
WON – 1, LOST – 4, TIED – 0 (Last 5 games on this ground)
AUS vs IND 1st T20I Injury Update:
(Will be added as soon as there is any update)
AUS vs IND 1st T20 Probable XIs:
Australia: Aaron Finch, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Steven Smith, D’Arcy Short, Adam Zampa, Alex Carey, Ashton Agar, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Sean Abbott
Bench: Marnus Labuchagne, Matthew Wade, Cameron Green
India: KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya, Washington Sundar, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Deepak Chahar, T Natarajan, Mohammed Shami
Bench: Navdeep Saini, Mayank Agarwal, Manish Pandey, Sanju Samson
AUS vs IND 1st T20I Top Picks to consider for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Virat Kohli has been sensational across all the formats with his batting masterclass and will be looking for a successful T20I series once again. KL Rahul was the orange cap holder in the IPL 2020 and will look to continue his momentum into this series as well. Jasprit Bumrah is an all-season bowler and Indian pace attack will rely massively on him.
Aaron Finch is coming off an extraordinary ODI series, with 2 half-centuries and a century. Josh Hazlewood has been troubling the Indian top order the most on this tour so far and will remain a serious threat for India. Glenn Maxwell has been batting with an exceptional strike rate in the ODIs and will look for a similar show in the T20Is as well.
Captain and Vice-Captain choices:
Captain options – Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli
Vice-Captain options – KL Rahul, Steve Smith
AUS vs IND 1st T20I Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Team:
Keeper – KL Rahul (vc)
Batsmen – Aaron Finch (c), Virat Kohli, Steve Smith
All-Rounders – Glenn Maxwell, Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya
Bowlers – Adam Zampa, Jasprit Bumrah, Josh Hazlewood, T Natarajan
AUS vs IND 1st T20I Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Team:
Keeper – KL Rahul
Batsmen – Aaron Finch, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (c)
All-Rounders – Glenn Maxwell (vc), Hardik Pandya
Bowlers – Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood, T Natarajan, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami
AUS vs IND 1st T20I Expert Advice:
The surface is a batting-friendly one, but also has equal assistance for pacers on offer. Hence, it is suggested to go with a balanced team for this game.
AUS vs IND 1st T20I Probable Winners:
Australia is expected to win the first game considering the home soil and the firepower they have in their squad.