Australia will visit India for 06 day tour in mid January for series comprising of 03 One Day International matches. India vs Australia ODI series will start from 14 January, 2020 and followed by 2nd & 3rd One Day International matches on 17 and 19 January, 2020 respectively.
Australia Tour of India ODI Series 2020
India and Australia both teams have announced their squad for upcoming Australia vs India 2020 ODI series. Below are the complete details of both teams with analysis on team combination and major changes if any.
India Squad vs Australia 2020
IND Squad vs Aus ODI series 2020: Virat Kohli (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah.
Indian squad will be led by Virat Kohli. Shikhar Dhawan who made his comeback in T20 series against Sri Lanka after injury is also included in the side and opener Rohit Sharma who was rested against Sri Lanka is also recalled. KL Rahul who has given some strong performances at top order during Shikhar Dhawan absence has made it difficult for Indian selectors to pick two openers from the above mentioned 3 players.
Manish Pandey making a comeback in 50 over cricket after some impressive performances in Indian domestic circuit and it will be between him and Shivam Dube that India will choose one in late middle order.
Rishabh Pant will continue to stand behind the wickets as there is still no MS Dhoni in Indian squad.
Spin trio of Jadeja, Kuldeep and Chahal will handle the spin department and only two will play as India have other spin bowling options in Kedar Jhadav & Shreyas Iyer.
Jusprit Bumrah is also making comeback to 50 over format and will be supported by two young fast bowlers who both played important role in India’s win against Sri Lanka in T20 at home Shardul Thakur and Navdeep Saini.
Australia Squad vs India 2020
Aus Squad vs Ind ODI Series 2020: Aaron Finch (capt), D’Arcy Short, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey (wk), Pat Cummins, Peter Handscomb, Josh Hazlewood, Marnus Labuschagne, Kane Richardson, Steven Smith, Mitchell Starc, Ashton Turner, David Warner, Adam Zampa.
Australian squad in limited over format is led by Aaron Finch. D’Arcy short who has been included in the squad for injured Sean Abbot will be eying to have ago at top spot with his explosive batting either with David Warner or Captain Aaron Finch.
Australia’s new batting sensation Marnus Labuschagne who scored 1104 runs in 2019 in Test Match Cricket most by any batsman in last year got selected to play his fist ODI series and is in with a chance to make his debut in India vs Australia ODI series in 2020.
Keeping in mind spin conducive wickets in India Australia opted for two regular spinners in Adam Zampa and Ashton Agar in their squad with D’Arcy Short and Ashton turner can also roll their arm over.
Pat Cummins, Josh Hazelwood and white ball specialist Kane Richardson will be leading the attack with Mitchell Starc in fast bowling department for Australia.
Recent Form of Australia and India in ODI Cricket
Australia hasn’t played a 50 over match since ICC Cricket World Cup in England during July 2019, but with Big Bash League currently taking place in Australia you may expect all players to be in some sort of practice in limited over cricket.
Since losing to New Zealand in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 semi final India have played 06 One Day Internationals and all against West Indies, winning 04 and losing 01. So India is in better touch than Australian’s when you look at current form.
Head to Head Australia vs India ODI Series 2020
India vs Australia ODI matches have taken place 137 times with Australia came out victorious 77 times whereas India achieved victory on 50 occasions; but when both teams faced each other on Indian soil than it is hard to find big difference and Australia and India both have win percentage of 51.78 & 48.21 respectively by winning 29 and 27 matches each out of 67 games played in India.
India vs Australia ODI Schedule 2020
|14 January 2020||1st ODI||India vs. Australia||Mumbai||Day|
|17 January 2020||2nd ODI||India vs. Australia||Rajkot||Day|
|19 January 2020||3rd ODI||India vs. Australia||Benglauru||Day|
Ind vs Aus ODI Series 2020 Match Timings
All three One Day International matches are schedule as Day/Night fixtures and will start on 02:00 PM as per Indian standard time whereas for Australian viewers Match will start at 07:00 PM Australian Central Standard time.
Venues for Aus vs Ind ODI Series 2020
First One Day International match will take place at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
Second One Day International match will take place at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot.
Third One Day International match will take place at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru.
Live TV Telecast of Australia vs India ODI Series 2020
In India & subcontinent live telecast will broadcasted on below mentioned TV Channels:
- Star Sports 1/HD,
- Star Sports 2/HD,
- Star Sports 1 Hindi/HD,
- Star Sports Select 1/HD,
- Star Sports SELECT 1/HD, Star Sports 1 Tamil.
- State broadcaster
In Australia Fox Cricket will broadcast live Australia vs India ODI series 2020 with no ad-breaks during play in HD (Foxtel channel 501).
South Africa’s premium sports channel SuperSport will telecast the series in South Africa.
In Pakistan PTV Sports, Ten Sports Pakistan, and Geo Super (Geo TV) will broadcast all action live from India.
Caribbean: Sports Max, Flow Sports, and ESPN
Bangladesh: Gazi TV (GTV), BTV National, Channel 9, Star Sports, and Maasranga TV
Live Streaming of Ind vs Australia ODI Series
Live Streaming of all the matches from India vs Australia ODI series will be available on different websites and applications.
Hotstar app & Jio TV app will be one of the available options to see live streaming of Australia tour of India ODI series 2020.
Foxtel Sports will also provide Australia vs India ODI matches live streaming on its website.
BT Sports will also provide all matches of IND vs AUS Live Streaming for ODI series.
WillowTV app will also provide access to live streaming of Aus vs Ind ODI series.