India holds third place in the ICC Men's Test team rankings with 114 rating points, whilst Australia top the rankings with 116.46 rating points.
Mithali Raj, captain of India's ODI team is looking forward to leading her team to a win at the World Cup.
India 194 and 386/4 (Hanuma Vihari 104*, Rishabh Pant 103*; Mark Steketee 2-54) vs Australia A 108 and 200/4 (Ben McDermott 82*, Alex Carey 58, Mohammad Shami 2-28)
India had won the first T20I of the three-match series by 11 runs. The Men in Blue defended a score of 161 runs as Yuzvendra Chahal and T Natarajan scalped five wickets among themselves.
The first match of the tournament will be played on Thursday between Hobart Hurricanes and the Sydney Sixers.
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KL Rahul (76), Hardik Pandya (28), and Ravindra Jadeja (24) tried their best to give India some hope in the match, but in the end, the task proved too much for the side and they had to succumb to a 51-run defeat.
Australia have posted a massive total of 389 runs for the loss of four wickets, following a brilliant Steve Smith century, with four other batsmen scoring half-centuries.
The Virat Kohli-led side will be without the services of Rohit Sharma as the right-handed batsman is currently at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) to gain his full fitness. Rahul is also the vice-captain of India's white-ball team in the absence of Rohit.
India and Australia will first lock horns against each other in three ODIs and three T20Is first and then both sides will shift their attention to the longest format of the game.