IND vs AUS: India and Australia are squaring off with each other in the three-match ODI series just ahead of the ICC World Cup 2023. The Men in Blue had a great start to the series as they played staggering well and won the game by the margin of 5 wickets. The focus now shifts towards the second match, which will be played on 24th September in Indore.
IND vs AUS: India playing 11 for the second ODI against Australia Prediction
IND vs AUS: After their sensational performance in the first game, India would be hoping to close the series in the second game. However, it won’t be an easy task for them as Australia are known for comebacks and it promises to be an exciting game.
India are unlikely to make changes in bulk for the second IND vs AUS game. Shubman Gill and Ruturaj Gaikwad had a great outing in Mohali as they set the platform for India’s win. Therefore they would be sure shot pick for the second game and would be hoping to replicate the same.
Shreyas Iyer was slotted at No.3 but he couldn’t make much of it as he got run out. Going into the World Cup, game time will be extremely important for him. He would be hoping to play a good knock at No.4 and settle the debate of middle-order batting for the mega event.
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KL Rahul had yet another good outing in the middle order and being captain, he’s certain to be there in the second game. Suryakumar Yadav scoring runs in the ODIs was the biggest positive for India in the first game. He’s likely to play in the second IND vs AUS game.
Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin were decent in the first game and are likely to play a crucial role in the second IND vs AUS game. However, India might replace Shardul Thakur in the team and try a combination of Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah in the playing 11.
Here’s the Indian playing 11 for the second IND vs AUS ODI prediction
KL Rahul (wk & c)
IND vs AUS: India squad for the first two ODIs against Australia
Here’s the Indian squad for the first two IND vs AUS ODIs:
KL Rahul (C & WK), Ravindra Jadeja (Vice-captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), Shardul Thakur, Washington Sundar, R Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Prasidh Krishna.