In the third ODI of the series between India and Australia, the visitors have won the toss and opted to bat. Australia’s captain, Pat Cummins, expressed his desire to get some game time for everyone ahead of the World Cup and mentioned that they’ve made five changes to the squad. Starc and Maxwell are back, and Tanveer Sangha is making his debut.
On the other side, India’s captain, Rohit Sharma, emphasized the improved conditions and the importance of using the game to prepare for the upcoming World Cup. He mentioned the inclusion of key players like himself, Virat, and Kuldeep. However, Ishan Kishan is unavailable due to viral fever.
The pitch report described a lush green outfield with specific dimensions, hinting at the conditions and potential challenges for the players.
India (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma(c), Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Prasidh Krishna
Australia (Playing XI): Mitchell Marsh, David Warner, Steven Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Alex Carey(w), Glenn Maxwell, Cameron Green, Pat Cummins(c), Mitchell Starc, Tanveer Sangha, Josh Hazlewood