The first game was a pretty one-sided affair for the Aussies. India will have to bounce back quickly in the second game if they want to save the series. India missed their sixth bowling option and wicket-taker in the initial overs, in the first game. Hardik Pandya’s bowling will be missed throughout the series as team India won’t be risking his injury.
AUS vs IND 2nd ODI Match Details:
The second game of the three-match ODI series between India and Australia will be played on 29th November (Sunday) at the same venue — Sydney Cricket Ground. The game is scheduled to begin at 9:10 AM IST and can be viewed on Sony Sports Network in India.
AUS vs IND 2nd ODI Match Preview:
Australia posted a mammoth score in the first game and would like to do the same in game two with their opening left-right partnership and Steve Smith in form, they will look to exploit the 4th and 5th bowler as team India has only five bowling options.
India, on the other hand, will have to look at their team combination and come out with positive intent at the top. They will have to put more pressure at Australian openers and take an early wicket. Virat Kohli will be itching to perform against his favourite opposition and put his team back to winning ways.
Australians, with their inform top-order and much-balanced bowling department, are once again favourites to win second game but you can never underestimate a team like India.
AUS vs IND 2nd ODI Match Weather Report:
The temperature is expected to hover around 37°C on the match day, with 33% humidity and 40-55 Km/hr wind speed. There are 20% chances of precipitation.
AUS vs IND 2nd ODI Match Pitch Report:
The surface at Sydney Cricket Ground is a batting-friendly one, but also offers a good amount of assistance for spinners as the game progresses. An average score of 310 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:
Record of chasing teams:
WON – 41, LOST – 48, TIED – 0
AUS vs IND 2nd ODI Match Injury Update:
(Will be added when there is an update)
AUS vs IND 2nd ODI Match Probable XIs:
India: Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Shami, Navdeep Saini
Bench: Shubman Gill, Maneesh Pandey, 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
AUS vs IND 2nd ODI Match Top Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Steve Smith looked formidable as he always does against team India. He scored a blistering century coming at number three in middle overs and he said in an interview that he has found the missing link in his form in last few days.
Virat Kohli will be eager to perform well against his favourite opponent Australia. He likes to perform under pressure and against Aussies in 1st ODI, he looked in good touch but could not continue longer. He will be the batsman to look out for in this do-or-die contest.
Aaron Finch failed to connect with the ball initially but scored a gritty century for his team, he will look to continue where he left in game one. He can once again score big if he survives the initial overs.
Adam Zampa was the pick of the bowlers in game one and spun the web of his spin against the Indian batters. He also scalped the dangerous-looking Hardik and secured the game for his team, he will once again be the threat on a spin-friendly pitch of Sydney.
Mohammad Shami failed to take a wicket in initial overs but he was continuously putting threats against the Aussies and took wicket late in the innings, he carried his IPL form to Downunder and will be an important pick once again.
AUS vs IND 2nd ODI Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Virat Kohli, Steve Smith
Vice-Captain – David Warner, Shikhar Dhawan, Aaron Finch
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for AUS vs IND 2nd ODI Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – KL Rahul
Batsmen – Steve Smith (C), David Warner, Virat Kohli (VC), Aaron Finch
All-rounders – Marcus Stoinis, Hardik Pandya
Bowlers – Mitchell Starc, Mohammad Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal, Adam Zampa
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for AUS vs IND 2nd ODI Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – KL Rahul
Batsmen – Aaron Finch (C), Steve Smith, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli
All-rounders – Glenn Maxwell, Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya
Bowlers – Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc (VC), Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal
AUS vs IND 2nd 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. Yuzvendra Chahal and Adam Zampa will be a good spinning option as well in for fantasy team.
AUS vs IND 2nd ODI Probable Winners:
Well, balanced Australia will again be the favourites for the second game considering the form of their top order and their records on their soil.