AUS vs IND Fantasy Prediction: Australia vs India 1st ODI – 27 November (Sydney). Two big-guns of cricket are up against each other in this highly anticipated series.
Hosts Australia will take on India in the 1st ODI match of the three games ODI series. Two heavyweights are up against each other, and this series is going to be an outstanding affair.
Australia will go as the favourites in this series. The majority of their players played a big part in the IPL 2020 as well. Warner and Finch are going to take care of the opening duties whereas, Smith will bat at the number 3 slot. The bowling unit of this side is absolutely settled and can rattle any batting line-up in the world.
India will definitely miss the services of Rohit Sharma in this series and, that is a massive loss. KL Rahul and Virat Kohli are the important batsmen of this side with, Dhawan supporting them. However, the likes of Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Shami makes the bowling line-up really strong for the Indians. The un-availability of the “all-rounder” Hardik Pandya is also a substantial loss for the side. This game is significant for the context of this series.
Pitch Conditions and Weather Details
This pitch always good batting tracks with a little help for the spinners as well.
Last 5 Games Record: Bat 1st Won: 5 Bat 2nd Won: 0
We can expect clouds throughout the game.
Probable XI for both sides:-
Australia – David Warner, Aaron Finch, Steven Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Adam Zampa.
India – Mayank Agarwal, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammad Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini.
NOTE:- The stats mentioned are of ODI games.
Three Match ODI Series
Match: Australia vs India First ODI Match
Date and Time: 27 November, Friday- 9:10 AM IST
Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney.
Where to Watch: Sony Ten1 and Sony Six
Top 4 Batting Order
David Warner, Aaron Finch, Steven Smith, and Marnus Labuschagne.
Mayank Agarwal, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, and Shreyas Iyer.
Death Over Specialists
- Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc
- Mohammad Shami and Jasprit Bumrah
AUS vs IND Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
KL Rahul will be our wicket-keeper in this game. Rahul has been absolutely phenomenal for the last couple of years. He won the orange cap of IPL 2020 and played a brilliant knock in the practice game as well. He is an un-droppable option.
AUS vs IND Fantasy Batsmen
Aaron Finch, Steven Smith, and Marnus Labuschagne will be our batsman from Australia. Finch has been the highest run-scorer in ODIs for Australia in 2020. He has scored 424 runs at an average of 47.11 whereas, Smith & Labuschagne completes the top-3 scorers. They both have scored 394 and 352 respectively in 2020. All three of them are class players.
Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan will be our batsmen from India. Virat is a monster in ODI cricket and just cannot be dropped whereas, Dhawan is coming on the back of a really successful IPL. Both of them are going to play a massive role for India in this series.
AUS vs IND Fantasy All-Rounders
Marcus Stoinis will be our all-rounder from Australia. Stoinis has emerged as a brilliant all-rounder in the last three months. He has been batting well, whereas his bowling has improved too. The successful IPL 2020 campaign may give him a lot of confidence.
AUS vs IND Fantasy Bowlers
From Australia, the duo of Mitchell Starc and Adam Zampa will make it into our team. Zampa has been the best ODI bowler of Australia in 2020 whereas, Starc is always a threat with his left-arm angle. They have picked 20 & 11 ODI wickets respectively this year.
Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Shami will be our bowlers from India. Both of them form one of the most destructive pace bowling duos in white-ball cricket. Shami has been the highest ODI wicket-taker of India in 2020 whereas, Bumrah had a rough spell in New Zealand. Both of them are coming on the back of a brilliant IPL and must be picked.
Match Prediction: Australia are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Virat Kohli and Steven Smith
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + KL Rahul and Mitchell Starc
SportsRush Small-League Fantasy Team for the Game
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All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.