After the historic Test series win against Australia, India will be looking to continue their domination against the home side as they meet in the three-match One-Day International (ODI) series. The first ODI starts at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), today, January 12. Meanwhile, stay tuned for live score updates of Ind vs Aus 1st ODI 2019.
India will be looking to wrap-up their memorable tour of Australia with a win in ODI series as well. After the three-match T20I series was shared between the two sides, India went on to win the four-match Test series 2-1. It was India’s first-ever Test series win in India. High on confidence India will be now looking to keep their winning momentum going against the new-look Australian side. ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Team India Begin Final Preparations, After Test Triumph
The hosts announced their playing XI ahead of the match with 34-year-old fast-bowler Peter Siddle returning to ODI after a gap of eight years. Apart from Siddle, Australia’s bowling department features Marcus Stoinis, Nathan Lyon, Jhye Richardson, and Jason Behrendorff. Wicketkeeper-batsman Alex Carey has been promoted as an opener and will open the innings with Aaron Finch.
India, on the other hand, will be without the services of Hardik Pandya. The all-rounder was suspend by BCCI following misogynist remarks made on a celebrity talk show. Ravindra Jadeja is likely to take his place in the playing XI. BCCI Suspends Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul Ahead of Ind vs Aus ODI Series, Troubled Duo Likely to Return Home
Australia Playing XI: Aaron Finch (c), Alex Carey (wk) Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Nathan Lyon, Peter Siddle, Jhye Richardson, Jason Behrendorff.
India (From): Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli(c), Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(w), Dinesh Karthik, Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal, K Khaleel Ahmed.