India vs Australia Series: ODI World Cup (ODI World Cup 2023) is just a few days away. India is hosting the World Cup this year. Before that Team India (Team India) and Australia (Australia) is playing a series of ODI matches. Indian cricket team (Indian Cricket Team) has badly defeated the Australian team in the ongoing ODI series at home. There have been two matches in the three ODI series and Team India has won in them. Now the third and final match of this series will be played today (September 27) in Rajkot.
If Team India wins this match, it will create history by giving Australia a clean sweep. Also, this would be Australia’s most embarrassing defeat in an ODI series against Team India. In fact, by winning the third match, the Indian cricket team will clean sweep Australia 3-0 in the current series.
Team India will clean sweep Australia for the first time
If team India wins today’s match, it will be a big record in the history of cricket. For the first time in the history of cricket, the Indian cricket team will defeat Australia with a clean sweep in a bilateral ODI series of two or more matches. Meanwhile, since 1984, Team India has never swept Australia in a bilateral ODI series of two or more matches.
Head-to-head statistics of ODI series between Team India and Australia
- Total ODI Series : 14
- Australia’s win: 8
- Team India won: 6
Team India head-to-head in the series between the two teams
- Total ODI Series : 11
- Won by Australia: 6
- Team India wins: 5
Team India in the grip of viral fever
Before today’s third ODI match against Australia, the star captain of Team India Rohit Sharma has made a big revelation in a press conference. Rohit said that there will not be 5 players for selection in Rajkot ODI against Australia. The Indian cricket team is currently caught in the grip of viral fever and some players have returned home due to illness.
Only 13 players will be present to select the playing-11 for the third ODI. Comfortably, Rohit, Virat Kohli and Kuldeep Yadav, who were rested in the first two matches, made a comeback in today’s match. While Shubman Gill has been rested, Akshar Patel is injured. While Shardul Thakur, Mohammad Shami and Hardik Pandya have gone home. Rohit said, ‘Currently the team is suffering from viral fever. So there is a lot of uncertainty in the team at the moment, which we can’t do anything about.”
Both Teams for Team India vs Australia ODI:
Team India: Rohit Sharma (captain), Virat Kohli, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul (wicketkeeper), Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Siraj.
Team Australia: Pat Cummins (captain), Sean Abbott, Alex Carey, Nathan Ellis, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Josh Inglis, Spencer Johnson, Marnus Labuschagne, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Tanvir Sangha, Matthew Short, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis , David Warner, Adam Zampa.