India vs Australia, Second ODI?
Australia took the first blood to move 1-0 in the three-match ODI series, which defeated India by 34 runs in one-day international in SCG. Visitors will see a bounce back in the second ODI, which will be played on the Adelaide Oval on January 15. The match will begin at 1:50 pm local time.
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The key to toss in the Adelaide Oval will be The ground game is a pitch that has been very good for batting, especially during the first period of the game. And even five of the last eight one-day internationals have been won by batting first, the captain who won the toss will be tempted to bat first.
AUS Team News
Despite winning the first ODI, Australia can change its line-up for the second match. Mitchell Marsh, who missed the opening match due to gastritis, has recovered and the all-rounder can be included in the playing eleven instead of Glenn Maxwell. Peter Siddle was out with the ball and was replaced by leg spinner Adam Zampa. With Marsh fully fit, the host has left his back-up Ashton Turner out of the team to play for Perth Scorchers in the Big Bash League.
IND Team News
For the suspended pair of Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul, the batsman Shubhaman Gill and the all-rounder Vijay Shankar have taken their place. Pandya and Rahul have been sent home after being found objectionable after their comments in a TV chat show. While Gill will join the team for New Zealand tour, Shankar will be part of the team for the remaining two one-day internationals. However, it remains to be seen whether they will be given their ODI debut on Tuesday or not. In the meantime, Ambati Rayudu was informed for suspect bowling action during the first ODI, until his test results came.
CRICKBELL MATCH TIPS
INDIA WILL WIN
AUS vs IND Head to Head
Australia and India now play 119 one-day internationals against each other, of which the former winners are 74 and 45 respectively.
Australia have faced India five times in the 50-over format of the Adelaide Oval and have been victorious over four occasions.
However, in the one-day match at this place in February 2012, India had won the last four wickets between these two countries. After winning the toss, Australia scored 269/8 in their 50 overs after batting first. Gautam Gambhir’s 92 and MS Dhoni’s unbeaten 44 runs helped India win after two balls remaining.
Matches played: 119; Australia won: 74; India won: 45