IND vs AUS 3rd ODI: Is India going to take the series with another win?

Ind vs AUS 3rd ODI Playing XI, Team News and Pre-Match Report


Australia squares off against the blue brigade tomorrow Ind vs Aus 3rd ODI which will be yet another enthralling game of cricket. Having lost the 2nd ODI, the Kangaroos will be very disappointed, having been in pole position to win it. They’ll be looking to save the ODI series while the Indians, on the other hand, have a great opportunity to take yet another ODI series against the mighty Aussies, this time in front of their home crowd.

Team News

Aaron Finch has work cut out for himself after his team gave away a golden opportunity to level the series in the 2nd ODI of India vs Australia series, failing to chase a target of 251 after the middle and lower middle order faltered. Despite this, the bowling unit looked in great shape and there is no reason to tinker in that department.

On the contrary, Kohli has led his team brilliantly, having taken on the captaincy duties from MS, and he has a great chance tomorrow to wrap up successive series in what will be a great morale booster with the World Cup 2019 looming, just around the corner. As the age-old saying goes, “if it’s winning, don’t change it” and you can expect a similar line-up again tomorrow.

Playing XI

The possible playing XI for both sides is as follows:


  1. Rohit Sharma
  2. Shikhar Dhawan
  3. Virat Kohli (c)
  4. Ambati Raydu
  5. Vijay Shankar
  6. Kedar Jadhav
  7. MS Dhoni (wk)
  8. Ravindra Jadeja
  9. Kuldeep Yadav
  10. Muhammad Shami
  11. Jaspreet Bumrah



  1. Aaron Finch (c)
  2. Usman Khawaja
  3. Shaun Marsh
  4. Peter Handscomb
  5. Marcus Stoinis
  6. Glenn Maxwell
  7. Alex Carey
  8. Jhye Richardson
  9. Pat Cummins
  10. Nathon Lyon
  11. Adam Zampa

Players to watch out for:

  • Virat Kholi

Kholi has been the best player on the planet for a number of years now and showed exactly why when he brought up his 40th ton.

  • MS Dhoni

This might be Dhoni’s last ODI series in India and what better way than to wrap it up, in his home-town.

  • Usman Khawaja

Ussy Khawaja has looked in fine form in both the ODIs and Australia will be hoping for him to get a big score if they are to fancy a win.

Match Time, Venue, Weather Forecast and Toss

Match Time: Match will start at 1:30 PM IST and 1:00 PM PST.

Venue: JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi

Weather Forecast: Weather is expected to be sunny.

Toss: Toss updates at 1:00 PM local time.

Twitter Reaction

Both teams are ready to fight and win and the tweets prove that:

Who do you think will come out victorious? Let us know in the comments.

For more updates, Keep visiting Cricket Howzat.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

To Top