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India vs Australia: India's XI for 1st ODI; Continue to Experiment

India vs Australia: India’s predicted XI for 1st ODI

Indian captain Virat Kohli said that due to the focus on the World Cup, he is not very concerned with the loss, which makes the Indian ODI side very important for the upcoming ODI series.

India vs Australia India's XI for 1st ODI; Continue to Experiment
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After losing in the T20 series, Indian captain Virat Kohli said he is not very concerned about the loss due to the World Cup focus, which makes India's upcoming one-day series very important. This is to mark their final chance and players and to name a squad for the tournament in March.
Here we keep an eye on India's predicted XI for the first ODI.

Virat Kohli

The skipper showed his class and pedigree in Bengaluru and he now walks into his preferred format. He was brilliant in Australia and New Zealand and Kohli was interested to hit the ground before the World Cup after resting for the next half of New Zealand.

Rohit Sharma

The right-hander takes rest for the final T20I and should face the new ball. He was good at Australia and New Zealand and was in a familiar position, India's greatest match at the top of the cricketer should be the winner.
India vs Australia: India's XI for 1st ODI; Continue to Experiment
After Australia's tragic period with the Test team, KL Rahul hit his stroke on 2 T20Is. He was the best batsman of all time in both ODIs and so, India could go to the middle cricketer to test him. Also, his form here can be the third opener in the World Cup squad.

Ambati Rayudu

The right-hander got a lot of support from his captain and he played some great races in New Zealand and Australia. To comfort Rahul, he could be pushed to number 5 and gave him another chance to take part in the demand for middle-aged players, and later, in the innings, he felt Finn's role.

MS Dhoni

The selectors want to give as much time as possible to potential campaigners and therefore, its form and performance in this series will be important for India. After coming to the IPL, Dhoni will get plenty of opportunities to get his mojo back, but in ODI cricket, it can be his final series.

Vijay Shankar

India vs Australia: India's XI for 1st ODI; Continue to Experiment
In the absence of Hardik Pandey, Vijay Shankar has shown the ability of all-rounder and youngsters to be a good batsman and a capable bowler in India's squad. This series can keep him on this flight in London later this year.

Jasprit Bumrah

Prepared after rest, Jasprit Bumrah showed his ability in 2 T20 matches and he will be threatened in ODIs also. The rest of the batsmen, given to Bhuvneshwar Kumar, got the primary wicket in front of Jasprit Bumrah and then control the death overs.

Kuldeep Yadav

The X-factor in the middle overs of Virat Kohli, Kuldeep Yadav rested for the Twenty20 series and should be fresh and encouraged for the ODI series. In Australia's tour of Australia, he is optimistic about the supportive pitch at the start of this year, and his cave can be a trump card for India.

Mohammed Shami

He was India's greatest bowler in the absence of Jasprit Bumrah of Australia and New Zealand, and Shami will be under pressure to maintain the performance balance. His form was a big plus for India, and Kohli expected, he is going to take the wicket. Successive

Shikhar Dhawan

India vs Australia: India's XI for 1st ODI; Continue to Experiment
Contrary to Rohit, Shikhar Dhawan was not in the best form of New Zealand and struggled to go to Bangalore in the second T20. K.L. Rahul's return to form and feels good, another could prove to be costly evidence for the left-hand bat. But he will have to keep his record well in the ICC tournament.

Yuzvendra Chahal

Along with Kuldeep, India has been aggressive in the last 15 months of the Champions League and even in the World Cup, they will be the biggest trump card. This home series will be their biggest chance to make a web around Australian batting.
Source - Hindustan Times

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