- The last match between the two teams was in Wankhede in 2007, when India won.
- Kohli scored 249 runs in 4 matches at this ground at an average of 83.00, 1 century included
- The match will air on Star Sports Network and Hotstar from 1:30 pm
The first match of the three-ODI series between India and Australia will be played on Tuesday at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The two teams will face each other after 13 years on this ground. Three matches have been played between India and Australia so far. In this, the Indian team could win only one. Australia had success in two matches. The last time in 2007 when both teams were face to face, Team India won by two wickets. Before that, he had suffered defeats in 1996 and 2003.
The first ODI match between India and Australia will be at the Wankhede Stadium
Captain Virat Kohli has the most runs in the current Indian team at this ground. He scored 249 runs in four matches at an average of 83.00. During this, he also scored a century and a half-century. In this case, Shikhar Dhawan is in second place. He scored 72 runs in three matches. Overall, Sachin Tendulkar scored the most runs here. He scored 455 runs in 11 matches at an average of 41.36.
Rohit, Dhawan, and Rahul can play all three
India can include their three openers Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Lokesh Rahul in this match. When Rohit-Dhawan opens, Rahul will play in the middle order. It will now be seen what order Kohli bats. If he gets down to play at number three, Rahul will play at number four. However, Kohli has hinted to keep himself down. At the same time, Shreyas Iyer will play at number five. In such a situation, Manish Pandey may have to sit outside.
Warner, Smith, and Labushane all eyes on
Talking about the Australian team, the last time they won 2–2 in the five-match series against India, after going down 2–0, their spirits are high. The special thing is that at that time star batsmen like David Warner and Steve Smith were not in the team. This time Marnash Labushane is also in the team, who batted best in the Test with both of them. All three will have their eyes on it.
Pitch and Weather Report: The weather will be clear during the match in Mumbai. The temperature is likely to be between 18 and 28 degrees Celsius. Fast bowlers before the pitch can help. The team that wins the toss will like to bowl first. There have been 24 matches on this ground so far. The team batting first in 12 matches and the team chasing runs in 12 matches have won.
India has not lost T20 series to Sri Lanka so far
In 137 ODIs between the two teams so far, the Indian team could win only in 50. Australia’s team won in 77. 10 matches were inconclusive. At the same time, there have been 61 matches between the two in India so far. During this time Team India won in 27. 29 lost. 5 matches were not enough.
India: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma (vice captain), Jaspreet Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shikhar Dhawan, Shivam Dubey, Shreyas Iyer, Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Lokesh Rahul, Navdeep Saini. , Mohammed Shami, Shardul Thakur and Kuldeep Yadav.
Australia: Aaron Finch (captain), Alex Carey (wicketkeeper), Pat Cummins, Ashton Egger, Peter Handscomb, Josh Hazlewood, Mourns Labushane, Kane Richardson, D’Arcy Short, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Ashton Turner, David Warner and Adam Jampa .