Australia tour of India 2023
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IND vs AUS 1st ODI: Date, Time, Venue, Head To Head, Pitch Report, Broadcast, Playing 11, Full Squad And Other Details: After winning their eighth Asia Cup championship in Sri Lanka, Team India has returned home and will now face Australia in a three-match One-Day International series beginning on Friday, September 22. India defeated Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup 2023 final, which was completed in less than two hours. Fast bowler Mohammed Siraj demolished the opposition’s batting order, achieving his best ODI stats (6/21).

Australia’s recent 2-3 ODI series setback against South Africa, after winning the first two games, has highlighted areas for development. The Australian squad will be keen to correct these faults and fix any deficiencies before the quadrennial tournament. This series gives them a good opportunity to make the required modifications and gain momentum.

The series will begin with the first ODI at Mohali’s PCA Stadium. Both teams appear to be in terrific shape. India’s veteran players have been rested, and KL Rahul will lead the team. Australia will have a full-strength squad, with all of its seniors returning. Here are the match specifics for the first ODI.

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IND vs AUS First ODI Preview

Match: India vs Australia

Venue: I.S. Bindra Stadium, Mohali

Date: 22 September

Time: 2 pm (IST)

IND vs AUS ODI Head-To-Head

India and Australia have played 146 ODIs, with Australia holding a significant advantage. Australia has won 82 games, whereas India has only won 54. While ten matches resulted in a draw. While Australia is the only country to have defeated India twice at home in a bilateral ODI series. The entire head-to-head record of these two sides in ODI series is 20-14, with Australia winning 20 and India winning 14.

Mohali Stadium Pitch Report

Mohali’s surface is a batting-friendly surface that is supposed to re-empower the batters. Early on, the pacers will have little assistance, while the spinners will have to fight hard for wickets. One of the final five matches played at the PCA Stadium had a first-inning score of 392 runs. The following matches, on the other hand, had similar second-inning scores, demonstrating that chasing is relatively easy on this ground, with equivalent run totals in both innings.

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IND vs AUS Broadcasting Details

Viewers can watch the whole India vs. Australia One-Day International series live on JioCinema. The three matches will be broadcast live by Viacom TV stations in India (Sports18 in English, Colours Cineplex in Hindi, Colours Tv Tamil in Tamil, Colours Bangla Cinema in Bengali, and Colours Kannada Cinema in Kannada).

IND vs AUS First ODI Probable Playing 11

India: Shubhman Gill, Ishan Kishan, Tilak Varma, Shreyash Iyer, KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Suryakumar Yadav, Mohd. Shami, Mohd Siraj, Shardul Thakur, R. Ashwin

Australia: Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, C Green, AT Carey (wk), A Zampa, Pat Cummins (C), MP Stoinis, MR Marsh, Josh Hazlewood, Sean Abbott, David Warner

Full Squads

Australia: Pat Cummins (c), Sean Abbott, Nathan Ellis, Josh Hazlewood, Josh Inglis, Spencer Johnson, Glenn Maxwell, Matt Short, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, David Warner, Alex Carey (wk), Cameron Green, Marcus Stoinis, Adam Zampa, Marnus Labuschagne, Tanveer Sangha, Mitchell Marsh

India: KL Rahul (c & wk), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan (wk), Shardul Thakur, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Prasidh Krishna, Shubman Gill, Washington Sundar, Ravindra Jadeja (vc), Mohammed Shami, Shreyas Iyer, Tilak Varma