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Opening ODI between India and Australia is going to be played at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Tuesday. Ind VS Aus 1st ODI has been scheduled to begin from 1:30 pm onwards as fixture is set at Venue in Mumbai. After defeating Sri Lankan team in T20s Men in Blue is all set to face Ausies challenge in 1st ODI in Mumbai. On Tuesday 14 January (1:30pm IST) math venue and timing are fixed.
Wankhede stadium with the capacity of 33,108 is all set to host first ODI between India and Australia in Year 2020. This is going to be first ODI at Wankhede stadium in 2020. Known for its beauty and several other records Wankhede stadium, homeground of Master-Blaster Sachin Tendulkar. ‘Crowd at Wankhede will leave no stone unturned as Indian team will face Ausies attack on Tuesday’- said match expert.
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In Afternoon of 14th Wankhede weather will remain partly cloudy with around 25 degree Celsius as temperature predicted by weather department. In evening temperature shall soar around 22 degree and overall whole day’s weather is predicted between 16-25 degree Celsius. There is no sign of rain at Wankhede stadium in whole day as forecasted. In late evening there will be sign of humadity with dew at ground.
Pitch of Wankhede stadium is suited to the batsmen majorly. Base on past record, it has been seen that pitch gets some bounce in whole match, not much extra. However, batsmen can play at Wankhede according to their convenience. The spinners will not have a major role here in Wankhede as reports coming. After winning the toss, teams would like to bowl first in Mumbai.
Addressing media Indian captain Virat Kohli hinited that all three openers Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul could play together in First ODI.
Kohli said that Indian side is absolutely ready to play anywhere against any team in the world. Team is ready to play with the white, red and pink ball following team’s successful first-ever day-night Test against Bangladesh last year.
We have the skill as a team now to compete against anyone in the world anywhere, in any format of the game whether it is white ball, red ball, pink ball.
TOSS Result- Australia won the Toss & Decided to Bowl First
Score Card- Scorecard will begin as match begins. (1:30 PM onwards)-
IND vs AUS, 1st ODI, Australia tour of India 2020
On January 14, 2020 India will face Australia in First One Day International in Mumbai’s Wankhede stadium. First ODI will be Day-Night (begin at 1:30pm IST).
Captain- Rohit Sharma, Vice Captain- M Starc (Dream 11 Team 1), Captain M Shami/ Cummins Captain, Vice Captain- Virat Kohli/ Warner (D11 Team 2)
Ind VS Aus ODI Stats- Virat Kohli-led side last year created history by clinching India's first ever ODI series against Australia in Australia.
Though Overall stats and past record in ODI goes much in favor of Aussies, but present scenario of India side doesn’t seem with any lack. After beating West Indies and Sri Lanka in short formats Indian team is facing Aussies on Tuesday in Wankhede stadium.
India Playing XI- Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Virat Kohli(c), Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant(w), Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur and Kuldeep Yadav
Indian Team Strength- Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Dhawan and KL Rahul will be among key builders in batting side whereas Jasprit Bumrah, Shami, Shardul Thakur shall lead bowling attack.
Playing XI (Australia): David Warner, Aaron Finch (c), Steven Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Alex Carey (w), Ashton Turner, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa and Ashton Agar
Australian Team Strength- Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins and Richardson in pace attack whereas Warner, Finch and Steven Smith who is playing first game after ban against India will be key to watch in batting.