With the Test series against the Aussies done and over with, India will now be playing a 3-match ODI series against the hosts. A slew of ODI specialists will fly Australia before the first match on January 18. On Monday, India’s middle-order batsman Kedar Jadhav shared his pictures with Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni en route to Australia, on his Twitter profile.
The ODI series will see Rohit Sharma return from an interim break that the right-handed batsman took amidst the Test series to attend her newly-born daughter, Samaira. As for Dhoni, he will be back behind the stumps after a long break. Also, other ODI specialists – Khaleel Ahmed, Yuzvendra Chahal, and Shikhar Dhawan – will join the squad soon. Sourav Ganguly Congratulates Team India for Heroic 2–1 Test Series Victory in Australia, Plays Down Comparison With 2003–04 Team Under His Captaincy!
Kedar Jadhav took to the microblogging site and wrote, “Off to Australia with
@msdhoni @ImRo45,” and shared selfies with ODI star Indian players – Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni.
Here’s what Kedar Jadhav tweeted:
— IamKedar (@JadhavKedar) January 7, 2019
India will be playing the first ODI match at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), which will be a day-night fixture. The ICC World Cup 2019 is not too far away, and hence the visitors would be looking forward to getting their preparations get going from the first match. Anil Kumble’s Prediction of India’s 2–1 Test Series Win Over Australia Shows How the Former Indian Coach Still Has It in Him! (Watch Video).
India’s ODI Squad: Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma (vc), Khaleel Ahmed, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shikhar Dhawan, MS Dhoni (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Hardik Pandya, and Lokesh Rahul.
India, on Monday, scripted history after registering its maiden Test series victory against Australia Down Under. The team celebrated in high spirits and also broke into ‘Pujara Dance’. Indian team captain Virat Kohli and head coach Ravi Shastri termed the 2-1 win to be a bigger moment than that of India’s World Cup wins.