India will take on Australia in the third match of the ODI series. India have already won the series 2-0 and have displayed complete dominance despite resting most of the senior players. Both teams will be looking to play their full-strength squad for this match and it should be a cracking contest.
When: 27 September, 1:30 PM IST
Where: Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
TV Channel, Live Streaming: Sports 18, Jio Cinema
The surface here will be good for batting and plenty of runs will be in offer. In four out of the six ODI innings at the venue, the 300-mark has been breached. Both teams will prefer chasing.
Virat Kohli Stats in ODI
|Matches Played||Runs||Last 5 performance||Batting Average||S/R|
|280||13027||DNB, 3, 122, DNB, 4||57||93|
Jasprit Bumrah Singh Stats in ODI
|Matches Played||Wickets||Last 5 performance||Bowling Average||Economy|
|77||126||1/43, 1/23, 2/30, 1/18, DNB||24.2||5.72|
Mitchell Marsh Stats in ODI
|Matches Played||Runs||Last 5 performance||Last 5 performance vs South Africa||Batting Average|
|78||2135||4, 71, 6, 29, 0||79*, 92*, 11, 19, 6||33|
Adam Zampa Stats in ODI
|Matches Played||Wickets||Last 5 performance||Bowling Average||Strike Rate|
|85||142||2/57, 3/50, 0/113, 4/48, 1/42||28.8||31.7|
Wicket-keepers: KL Rahul
Batsmen: Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, David Warner, Steven Smith, Shreyas Iyer
All-rounder: Mitchell Marsh, Ravindra Jadeja
Bowlers: Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Adam Zampa
Captain, Vice Captain for Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Virat Kohli, Mitchell Marsh
Captain, Vice Captain for Grand League: Adam Zampa, Jasprit Bumrah
India are expected to win this match
India and Australia have faced each other in 148 matches in ODI. Out of these 148 games , India have won 56 whereas Australia have come out victorious on 82 occasions . 10 matches ended without a result.
India are the Number 1 ODI team in the world and irrespective of the result in this match they will retain their Number 1 rank going into the WC.
The last ODI there in January 2020 – incidentally between India and Australia – saw the hosts score 340 and the visitors respond with 304.
Australia have lost their previous five ODIs in a row ( 3 against South Africa and 2 against India)