Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: Australia Tour of India, 2023 - India vs Australia - 1st ODI Match - 17 March 2023
The 1st ODI Match of the Australia Tour of India will be played between Australia and India on the 17th of March 2023 at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
Live Scores - India vs Australia - 1st ODI Match
Current Form Australia:
The top run scorer for Australia in the Tour is Usman Khawaja with 333 runs to his name.
The top wicket taker for Australia in the Tour is Nathan Lyon with 22 scalps under his belt.
Australia have been beaten by India in the Test Series with a margin of 2-1.
ODI Form Australia:
Australia have been in a fantastic form in the ODI format of the game. They have beaten England by 3-0 in a bilateral series held in November 2022.
Players to look out for:
1. Travis Head - He is a swashbuckling opening batter who has performed greatly for Australia in the recent past. If Head gets going in the ODI series, Australia will have great chances to get past India.
2. Adam Zampa - He unfortunately missed out from the Test squad, but Zampa is an important white ball campaigner for Australia. He doesn't give away free runs and picks up wickets in crunch moments.
Current Form India:
The top run scorer for India in the Tour is Virat Kohli with 297 runs under his belt.
The top wicket taker for India in the Tour is Ravichandran Ashwin with 25 scalps to his name.
India have defeated India in the Test Series by a margin of 2-1.
ODI Form India:
India are in an outstanding form in ODI cricket. They have recently beaten New Zealand by a margin of 3-0.
Players to look out for:
1. Shubman Gill- He was in superb nick against New Zealand in a recently finished ODI series. Gill will be eager to follow up on his form in the upcoming series against Australia.
2. Yuzvendra Chahal- He is a wily leg spinner who can puzzle the batters with his variations in pace and lengths. Chahal will play an important role for India in the upcoming series against Australia.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Australia ODI squad:
Steve Smith (c), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Cameron Green, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Marnus Labuschagne, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, David Warner, Adam Zampa
India ODI squad:
Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul, Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya (Vice-captain), Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammad Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Umran Malik, Shardul Thakur, Axar Patel, Jaydev Unadkat.
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – India
Who will win?- Australia
Top Batter (Runs Scored) - Rohit Sharma (India), Travis Head (Australia)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken)- Yuzvendra Chahal (India), Adam Zampa (Australia)
Most Sixes – Rohit Sharma (India), Travis Head (Australia)
Player of the Match- Travis Head (Australia)
Team Scores Batting first – India 260+, Australia 280+
Match Handicap: Australia
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