India and Australia meet in the third One-Day International (ODI) at the JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi. India leads the five-match series 2-0 and will be looking to seal the series in Ranchi. Australia, on the other hand, will be eager to stay alive in the series and thus will be pressing hard for a win. IND vs AUS 3rd ODI 2019: Not Worried About Getting Chance, Says Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
India won the first ODI at Hyderabad by six wickets and then doubled their lead at Nagpur with an eight-run win in a closely fought contest. The home side will now be looking to continue their winning momentum as they travel to the north of the country where the sun has started to find its heat.
The spring season is knocking at the doors and the weather in the northern part of India is perfect for cricket. In Ranchi, the venue for the third ODI, it is going to be pleasant than the previous two venues. It is expected to sunny in Ranchi on Friday with maximum temperatures of 28. MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav & Others Hit the Nets at JSCA Ahead of India vs Australia, 3rd ODI 2019 (See Pics & Video).
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Fast-bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar is back in the Indian squad for the remaining three ODIs and its very much likely that he will be part of the playing XI in Ranchi. Mohammed Shami possibly will make way for Bhuvi. Another change on cards is Rishabh Pant’s inclusion. India could try Pant in the middle-order and it will be interesting to see who will be ordered to warm the bench. As of now, Ambati Rayudu looks the suitable candidate to do that.
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Australia will possibly make some changes in the bowling department. Nathan Coulter-Nile could make way for Jhye Richardson with spinner Nathan Lyon set to get another game as he looks to seal the spot for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in May.