IND vs AUS ODIs: Check full schedule, squads, when & where to watch 3-match series
The India-Australia cricket rivalry and friendship have gone beyond the Border-Gavaskar Trophy and with ODis and WTC finals around the corner, there is a lot of exciting cricket to offer.
New Delhi: After India beat Australia 2-1 in the Test series, the teams are now gearing up for the 3-match ODI series, which will be preparatory games for the upcoming ICC World Cup in India. The India-Australia cricket rivalry and friendship have gone beyond the Border-Gavaskar Trophy and with ODis and WTC finals around the corner, there is a lot of exciting cricket to offer.
The teams will be missing their regular captains in the first game on March 17. Rohit Sharma will not play the first ODI due to family commitments, so Hardik Pandya will lead the side, while Steve Smith is the Australian captain for the series as Pat Cummins is back home as his mother passed away recently.
When and where to watch?
Like the Test series, the ODIs will also be telecast on the Star Sports Network and for OTT streaming, the users can log in to Disney+ Hotstar. The series will begin on March 17 and will go on till March 22.
|1st ODI||March 17||1:30 pm||Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai|
|2nd ODI||March 19||1:30 pm||Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Stadium, Visakhapatnam|
|3rd ODI||March 22||1:30 pm||MA Chidambram Stadium, Chepauk|
While Smith will captain Australia, David Warner is back after fracturing his elbow during the Test series and Ashton Agar has returned to be a part of the white-ball squad. Earlier, Nathan Ellis was named the replacement for the injured Jhye Richardson.
Rohit Sharma will return to lead India in the second and third ODIs. Meanwhile, Shreyas Iyer has been ruled out of the series after the reoccurrence of his back injury during the Ahmedabad Test. He will go to the NCA in Bengaluru for rehab.
????: Mr Rohit Sharma will be unavailable for the first ODI due to family commitments and Mr Hardik Pandya will lead the side in the first ODI.
— BCCI (@BCCI) February 19, 2023
SQUAD: Glenn Maxwell and Mitch Marsh are set to return to Australian colours for the three-match ODI series against India in March pic.twitter.com/tSePIVUQ0W
— Cricket Australia (@CricketAus) February 23, 2023
*This is an old tweet, Richardson and Cummins are not part of the squad.