Ind vs Out: India won 2-1 in the recently concluded four-match Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2023 against Australia. Now these two teams are all set to clash in the three-match ODI series. The first match of the series is to be played on Friday, March 17 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. So far, Team India has played a total of 19 ODIs in Mumbai, out of which they have won 10 matches and lost 9.
Batting is considered easy at Wankhede Stadium
Located in the western part of the country, the Wankhede Stadium is known as a batsman’s paradise. Especially in the ODI and T20 formats, it suits the batsmen a lot. The extra pace on the surface helps the batsmen to put pressure on the fast bowlers. Spinners also have to face difficulties due to small boundaries.
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Team India played the last ODI in Mumbai in January 2020
Team India played against Australia in January 2020 in Mumbai. In this match, Australia captain Aaron Finch won the toss and decided to bowl first. Team India was able to score only 255 runs in their allotted 50 overs in that match. After reaching a modest score in the first innings, the Indian bowlers needed to produce some spectacular performances to win the match. Finch played aggressively initially, Warner took some time to settle down. Captain Aaron Finch scored 110 runs in this match and remained unbeaten till the end. David Warner also scored a brilliant century. He scored 128 runs and remained unbeaten. Because of this, Australia won this match by 10 wickets.
Team India’s squad for ODI series against Australia
Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Akshar Patel, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Mohammed Shami, Suryakumar Yadav, Umran Malik, KL Rahul, Jaydev Unadkat, Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya (vc), Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar, Mohammad Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shardul Thakur.