Australia have posted 352 runs on the board in the first innings after Pat Cummings won the toss and opted to bat first. In the previous match, India amassed 399 runs, powered by Shubman Gill and Shreyas Iyer’s centuries. Australia’s bowlers struggled, with Cameron Green taking two wickets. In response, Australia was bowled out for 217, with Sean Abbott and David Warner contributing significantly. Ravi Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja claimed three wickets each for India.
The match promises India vs Australia to be an exciting contest, with India looking to seal a clean sweep, while Australia seeks redemption. The Rajkot pitch is expected to favour batsmen, with an average first-innings score of 310. However, pacers might find early assistance, and spinners could face a challenge. India’s dominant form makes them the favourites, but Australia will aim to bounce back in the series.
ndia vs Australia 3rd ODI Live Highlights: Glenn Maxwell and Mitchell Marsh shone in Australia’s 66-run win over India in the third ODI in Rajkot. Marsh’s 96 off 84 played a crucial role in Australia posting a big total of 352 for 7 in 50 overs after Pat Cummins opted to bat first. In reply, India were bundled out for 286 runs in 49.4 overs despite Rohit Sharma’s 81 off 57.India vs Australia Maxwell starred with a four-wicket haul (4 for 40 in 10 overs). India had already won the first two games and that saw them eventually bag the series 2-1.
India (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma(c), Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Prasidh Krishna
Australia (Playing XI): Mitchell Marsh, David Warner, Steven Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Alex Carey(w), Glenn Maxwell, Cameron Green, Pat Cummins(c), Mitchell Starc, Tanveer Sangha, Josh Hazlewood