It is the clash of two giants in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 as five time champions Australia clash with double championship winner India. Australia have won both their games so far though they were made to work hard for their victory over West Indies. India on the other hand have played a solitary game so far in the tournament, beating Proteas with ease. The two sides have been involved in some wonderful games in the past World Cups and as always there will be plenty of drama on the field. In terms of head to head record, the two teams have clashed on 136 occasions with Australia enjoying the dominance with 77 wins, India with 49 victories and 10 games producing no result. A look back at how their last five games ended. India vs Australia, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Match 14th Live Cricket Score.
India vs Australia – 13th March 2019 - Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi – Australia won by 35 runs
Australian opener Usman Khawaja’s century propelled Australia to a score of 272/9 in their quota of fifty overs which is always above par on a Delhi wicket. In the second innings under lights, the wicket started to keep low and slowed down a bit. India struggled with the bat with Rohit Sharma fighting a lone battle with a half century to his name. India lost the game by 35 runs eventually. India vs Australia Betting Odds: Free Bet Odds, Predictions and Favourites During IND vs AUS in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Match 14.
India vs Australia – 10th March 2019 – PCA Stadium, Mohali – Australia won by 4 wickets
India set Australia a massive target of 359 to win courtesy a fine century by Shikhar Dhawan who finished with a score of 143. But Australian batsman Ashton Turner announced himself on the world stage in style in the second innings with a 43 ball 84 helping Australia chase down this massive score. Peter Handscomb had earlier hit a century to set up the base for this run chase.
India vs Australia – 8th March 2019 – JSCA Stadium, Ranchi – Australia won by 32 runs
Openers Aaron Finch and Usman Khawaja put up a 193 runs opening stand for the visitors helping them reach 313/5 in the first innings. India’s chase was hampered by the loss of wickets on regular intervals this despite skipper Virat Kohli holding for at one end. He ended up with a score of 123 but India lost the game by 32 runs. India vs Australia, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Match Preview: IND Take On AUS Amid MS Dhoni's Glove Controversy.
India vs Australia – 5th March 2019 – VCA Stadium, Nagpur – India won by 9 runs
Pat Cummins’ 4 wickets restricted India to a below par total of 250 on a Nagpur track which offers nothing for the bowlers. It was due to the efforts of Virat Kohli who made 116 that India even managed to go past the double hundred mark as none of the other players turned up for the game. But the bowlers showed their class in the Australian run chase, helping India pull off a victory in a closely contested game by 9 runs.
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India vs Australia – 2nd March 2019 – Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Hyderabad – India won by 6 wickets
The Australian batting unit did not have a good day at work as they huffed and puffed on their way to 236/7 in fifty overs. Although India lost four wickets under the hundred run mark, M S Dhoni and Kedar Jadhav stuck a 141 run stand to win the game for their country.
Australia will be confident by the fact that they recently beat India 3-2 in an away series in March but a World Cup game is a different kind of pressure game altogether. Both the sides will have to be at their best to take the points from this one.