Just In: Navdeep Saini can miss this match due to back injury. T Natarajan is added to the squad as his cover.

INDIA VS AUSTRALIA HEAD TO HEAD ODI  :

TOTAL MATCH PLAYED : 145

MATCHESH WON BY INDIA : 52

MATCH WON BY AUSTRALIA : 78

N/R – 15

LAST 5 HEAD TO HEAD  :

INDIA  3 – 2 AUSTRALIA

RECENT FORM  :

Australia  – W L W W L

India – L L L W W

IND vs AUS 1st ODI Pitch Report:

Pitch is expected to be batting friendly however pace bowlers. Average first inning total in the last 7 matches is 312 at this ground.

Chasing team have lost 6 out of the last 7 matches.

Record of chasing teams at Sydney Cricket Ground:

WON – 41, LOST – 47, TIED – 0

Pace vs Spin at SCG:
Balls/Wicket: Pace(38.5)  Spin(45.5)
Runs/Wicket: Pace(34)  Spin(42.8)
Balls/Wicket(Leg Spinners): 27.1

INDIA TEAM PREVIEW  :

India Likely Playing 11:

Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, Virat Kohli (C), Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (WK), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal and Navdeep Saini

PLAYER ODI STATS AND PLAYER H2H STATS :

Shikhar Dhawan : (LHB)
ODI : 136 M, 5688 R, 45.1 A
H2H : 26 M, 1145 R, 45.8 A

Mayank Agarwal : (RHB)
ODI : 3 M, 36 R, 12 A
H2H : NOT PLAYED

Virat Kohli (C) : (RHB)
ODI : 248 M, 11867 R, 59.3 A
H2H : 38 M, 1910 R, 54.6 A

Shreyas Iyer : (RHB)
ODI : 18 M, 748 R, 49.8 A
H2H : 3 M, 55 R, 27.5 A

KL Rahul  : (RHB)
ODI : 32 M, 1239 R, 47.6 A
H2H : 5 M, 183 R, 45.8 A

Hardik Pandya : (RHB,RAM)
ODI : 54 M, 957 R + 54 W
H2H : 5 M, 270 R + 6 W

Ravindra Jadeja : (LHB,LAO)
ODI : 165 M, 2296 R + 187 W
H2H : 21 M, 321 R + 27 W

Mohammed Shami : (RMF)
ODI : 77 M, 144 W, 25.4 W
H2H : 16 M, 25 W, 35.8 A

Jasprit Bumrah : ( RAF)
ODI : 64 M ,104 W, 24.4 W
H2H : 14 M, 18 W, 34.8 A

Yuzvendra Chahal  : (RAL)
ODI : 52 M, 91 W, 25.8 A
H2H : 7 M, 15 W, 23.7 A

Navdeep Saini : (RAF)
ODI : 5 M, 5 W, 60 A
H2H : 2 M, 3 W, 42.3 A

Shardul Thakur  : (RMF)
ODI : 11 M, 12 W, 50.7 W
H2H : 1 M, 0 W, 0 A

Australia Team Preview  :

Steven Smith who missed the ODI series in England with a concussion, is all set to slot back into the side in place of the injured Mitchell Marsh.

Aus Playing  11 :

Aaron Finch, David Warner, Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood.

Player ODI and H2H Stats

Aaron Finch : (RHB)
ODI : 129 M, 4983 R, 40.8 A
H2H : 28 M, 1211 R, 44.9 A

David Warner : (LHB)
ODI : 126 M, 5303 R, 44.5 A
H2H : 18 M, 838 R, 49.3 A

Steve Smith  : (RHB)
ODI : 125 M, 4162 R, 42.4 A
H2H : 15 M, 907 R , 60.5 A

Marnus Labuschagne : (RHB)
ODI : 10 M, 394 R, 43.7 A
H2H : 2 M, 100 R , 50 A

Marcus Stoinis : (RHB, RAM)
ODI : 44 M, 1106 R + 33 W
H2H : 13 M, 379 R + 10 W

Glenn Maxwell : (RHB,RAO)
ODI : 113 M, 3063 R + 50 W
H2H : 24 M, 746 R + 3 W

Alex Carey : (LHB)
ODI : 39 M, 1036 R, 35.7 A
H2H : 11 M, 258 R, 32.2 A

Mitchell Starc : (LAF)
ODI : 94 M , 183 W, 22.4 A
H2H : 11 M, 16 W, 32.8 A

Pat Cummins : (RAF)
ODI : 67 M, 108 W, 28.4 A
H2H : 15 M, 21 W, 33.7 A

Adam Zampa : (RAL)
ODI : 58 M, 85 W, 33.4 W
H2H : 13 M, 20 W,

Josh Hazlewood : (RMF )
ODI : 51 M, 82 W, 25.9 A
H2H : 4 M, 3 W, 54 A

Some Interesting Stats:

  • Virat Kohli averages 9 in 5 innings at this ground.
  • SCG is the worst venue for India in the Australia. They have won only 2 of the 16 matches at this ground.

Players Battle(Last 5 Years):

Virat Kohli vs Adam Zampa: 174 R, 147 B, 5 O, 118 S.R

G Maxwell vs M Shami: 22 R, 27 B, 2 O

G Maxwell vs Yuzvendra Chahal: 40 R, 31 B, 4 O

Steve Smith vs MD Shami: 33 R, 35 B, 2 O

D Warner vs MD Shami: 46 R, 50 B, 2 O