India vs Australia 1st ODI will be played on March 17
Rohit Sharma will not be available for the first ODI
Hardik Pandya will captain Team India in the first ODI
New Delhi. India has announced its team for the upcoming 3-match ODI series against Australia (IND vs AUS). In the first ODI, Hardik Pandya will captain in place of Rohit Sharma. Rohit will not be available for selection in the first ODI due to personal reasons. The BCCI announced the team for the remaining two Test matches of ODIs and 4 matches just hours after the end of the Delhi Test. The first ODI of the 3-match series between India and Australia will be played on 17 March.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced the team for the first time without a chief selector. Chetan Sharma recently resigned from his post after the sting, which was accepted by the BCCI. Experienced all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has returned in the ODI series. Jadeja has recently made a spectacular comeback in the Test series after recovering from injury. He has played a key role in helping India take a 2-0 lead against the Kangaroos. Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav have got a place in the team as spinners while R Ashwin is out. Ishaan Kishan will be seen spreading the fire as a wicketkeeper.
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India vs Australia ODI series schedule
The first ODI match between India and Australia will be played on March 17 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The second ODI of the series will be played in Visakhapatnam on March 19 and the third and last ODI in Chennai. All three ODIs will be played from 1:30 pm.
India’s ODI team is as follows: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul, Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya (vice-captain), Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Umran Malik, Shardul Thakur, Akshar Patel and Jaydev Unadkat.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : February 19, 2023, 17:58 IST