IND vs AUS Today Match Prediction, 1st ODI, Australia Tour Of India, 17 March 2023

    India vs Australia 1st ODI
    • Match: India vs Australia (IND vs AUS)
    • Date- 17 March
    • Match Format- ODI
    • Venue- Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
    • Time- 1:30 PM (IST)
    • Weather Forecast- Smoke, 30

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    Welcome to the IND vs AUS Today Prediction curated by Kheltalk cricket experts.

    Australia would be hoping to stage a turnaround in the ODI format after their 1-2 loss against India in the recently-concluded Test series.

    Australia however would be proud of their performances in the last 2 Test matches. They were steamrolled in the first 2 games and they staged a good comeback after that.

    Led by Deputy Skipper Steve Smith, Australia won the 3rd Test match and drew the 4th Test match.

    India will be looking to continue their unparalleled dominance at home.

    Since this is a ODI World Cup year, every ODI game becomes very important.

    The hosts have named a strong team and they would be hoping to register a series victory against the visitors.

    Top Batsmen for IND vs AUS

    (Overall runs in ODI)

    • Virat Kohli- 12809 runs
    • Steve Smith- 4917 runs
    • Shubman Gill- 1254 runs

    Top Bowlers for IND vs AUS

    (Overall wickets in ODI)

    • Mitchell Starc- 211 wickets
    • Mohammad Shami- 159 wickets
    • Yuzvendra Chahal- 121 wickets

    IND vs AUS Today Match Prediction Scenarios

    Scenario 1- If IND bats first

    • First Innings score prediction- IND is expected to score above 320
    • Result prediction- IND will win the match by 50-60 runs.

    Scenario 2- If AUS bats first

    • First Innings score prediction-AUS is expected to score 250
    • Result prediction- IND will win the match by 5 wickets.

    IND vs AUS Today Match Prediction, 1st ODI, Who Will Win the Match?

    India to win

    We can expect India to win this ODI game. The home ground support which also includes the crowd support will be playing a big role in this game.

    Few of India’s players in the form of Virat Kohli, Shubman Gill and Mohammad Siraj are in top-notch form and would be looking to once again play well in this series.

    Virat Kohli broke his century hiatus in the longest format of the game when he scored 186 against Australia.

    This century came after 1205 days for the 34-year-old cricketer.

    Team Update/Players Availability/Injury News

    Rohit Sharma will be missing the 1st ODI because of family commitments.

    Pat Cummins will be unavailable for the game as he is still in Australia after his mother passed away.

    Ravindra Jadeja is likely to return to the playing XI of India.

    IND vs AUS Probable Playing 11

    IND Playing XI

    Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul (wk), Hardik Pandya (c), Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Umran Malik

     AUS Playing XI

    Travis Head, David Warner, Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Glenn Maxwell, Cameron Green, Mitchell Marsh, Alex Carey, Sean Abbott, Adam Zampa, Mitchell Starc

    Squad for IND vs AUS


    Rohit Sharma (c), Yuzvendra Chahal, Ishan Kishan, Ravindra Jadeja, Virat Kohli, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammad Shami, Mohammad Siraj, Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, KL Rahul, Shubman Gill, Shardul Thakur, Umran Malik, Jaydev Unadkat, Washington Sundar, Suryakumar Yadav.


    Steve Smith (c) Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Cameron Green, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Marnus Labuschagne, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Jhye Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, David Warner, Adam Zampa.

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