Toss India gained the toss and opted to subject vs Australia
India gained the toss and requested Australia to bat within the first of three ODIs, being performed in Mohali.
KL Rahul, India’s captain for the sequence, referred to as Mohali “traditionally an excellent chasing floor” when explaining his choice to subject first. His counterpart, Pat Cummins, mentioned he would have bowled too. He introduced that batter Matthew Quick could be making his debut.
Either side are juggling preparation for the World Cup – it begins in lower than two weeks’ time – and rotation of gamers, with accidents of their ranks not making issues simple. Whereas India have rested Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and Hardik Pandya for the primary two matches of the sequence, they’ve Shreyas Iyer returning after a again spasm compelled him to overlook 4 of India’s Asia Cup matches.
India additionally picked R Ashwin, who final performed an ODI in January 2022, over Washington Sundar for the sport, whereas additionally slotting in Ruturaj Gaikwad as opener alongside Shubman Gill.
Australia, then again, have captain Cummins again in motion – his earlier ODI had are available in November final 12 months. He has led Australia solely twice since being named their captain within the format. They’re with out Mitchell Starc, Travis Head, Glenn Maxwell and Ashton Agar for the sport, and opted to relaxation Alex Carey.
India: 1 Ruturaj Gaikwad, 2 Shubman Gill, 3 Shreyas Iyer, 4 KL Rahul (capt, wk), 5 Suryakumar Yadav, 6 Ishan Kishan, 7, Ravindra Jadeja, 8 Shardul Thakur, 9 R Ashwin, 10 Mohammed Shami, 11 Jasprit Bumrah
Australia: 1 David Warner, 2 Mitchell Marsh, 3 Steven Smith, 4 Marnus Labuschagne, 5 Cameron Inexperienced, 6 Josh Inglis (wk), 7 Marcus Stoinis, 8 Matthew Quick, 9 Pat Cummins (capt), 10 Sean Abbott, 11 Adam Zampa