India vs Australia 1st ODI Match Prediction, Preview & Playing 11: India is set to take on Australia in the first One-Day International (ODI) at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. After beating Indian Board Presidents XI in the practise match, Aussies would be hoping to repeat it against host India and pick early lead in the series while Indian team would be boost with confidence after defeating Sri Lanka in all the formats. Find complete match analysis and India vs Australia match prediction, who will win 1st ODI?
The 1st ODI match between India and Australia is a day-night contest and will take place on Sunday, September 17 at 1:30 am IST. After extraordinary Sri Lanka tour, Indian cricket team will look be a calm and composite when they face No.1 ODI team Australia at home. Check Australia tour of India 2017 Schedule.
India coming into the series having a big victory over home team Sri Lanka across all the formats of cricket. Men in Blue won all their matches and registered a victory in the three-match Test series by 3-0, then in the ODI series by 5-0 and the final nail in the coffin put by winning a one-off T20I match. On the other hand, Australia is coming into this game after levelling the 2-match Test series in Bangladesh.
India vs Australia 1st ODI Match Prediction
The game is going to be competitive but Australia’s bowling is looking weak that will help Indian batsmen to score runs. Indo to win first ODI match.
Australia ODI squad: Steve Smith (c), David Warner, Ashton Agar, Hilton Cartwright, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Patrick Cummins, James Faulkner, Aaron Finch, Travis Head, Glenn Maxwell, Kane Richardson, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade, Adam Zampa.
India squad (first three ODIs): Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma (vc), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Ajinkya Rahane, MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami.
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