India vs Australia 3rd ODI : India lock horns against Australia in the 3rd ODI on 22nd March at M.A Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. India won the 1st ODI, Australia won the 2nd ODI and leveled the series 1-1. The series decider is expected to be a cracker of a match where both teams battle it out. Welcome to IND vs AUS 3rd ODI Dream11 Prediction, Match Preview and Prediction.
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The weakness against left arm pacers was once again exposed in the series by Mitchell Starc. Indian top order failed to score runs in the series so far. Indian top order was totally exposed by the Australian bowlers. Shubman Gill struggled against the left arm pace of Mitchell Starc. Virat Kohli got of to good starts in both the ODI’s but failed to carry on and convert it into big innings. KL Rahul was clinical in the 1st ODI but once again was found wanting in the 2nd ODI.
Suryakumar Yadav’s form in the middle order is a huge worry for the team. Indian bowlers were clueless in the 2nd ODI against the onslaught of Mitchell Marsh & Travis Head. Mohmmad Shami, Mohmmad Siraj were exceptional in the 1st ODI. ‘
Spinners will be key in the 3rd ODI at Chennai. Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav and Axar Patel will be key against the Aussies. The outcome of the match depends on how they bowl to the inform Aussie batsman.
Australian batters have been clinical in the 1st and 2nd ODI. Australia got of to a good start in the 1st ODI but a late collapse cost them the game. Their bowling department was on top in the 2nd ODI at Vizag. Mitchell Starc led the way with a match winning 5/53. Sean Abbott picked up 3 wickets, Nathan Ellis picked up 2 wickets.
Their batters backed up their bowlers with match winning partnership from Travis Head & Mitchell Marsh. Travis Head scored 51 runs in 30 balls. Marsh scored 66 runs in 36 balls. He smashed 6 sixes & 6 fours. Australia will once again rely on their top order to lead Australia to a series victory in India. Starc, Zampa will be the key bowlers to Australia’s success at Chennai.
Match: India vs Australia, 3rd ODI
Venue: M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Date & Time: Wednesday, 22nd March @ 1:30 PM IST
Live Streaming: Star Sports 1, Disney + Hotstar, Jio Tv
Pitch & Weather Conditions
The pitch at the MA Chidambaram Stadium is known to be a spin-friendly wicket, with slow turn and variable bounce. In ODIs, the pitch tends to get slower as the match progresses, making it difficult for batsmen to score freely. The dew factor can also come into play in day-night matches, which can make the pitch even more challenging for bowlers. The Weather is expected to be hot and humid at 32°C with 79% humidity during the day time.
Average 1st innings score: 230 Runs
Out of the 31 ODI matches played at the M.A. Chidambaram stadium team batting 1st won 15 matches, while team 2nd won 15 matches.
IND vs AUS Head to Head Record
Matches Played: 145 Matches
India won: 54 Matches
Australia won: 81 Matches
No Result: 10 Matches
IND vs AUS Probable Playing XI
India (IND): Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Mohammed Shami.
Australia (AUS): Travis Head, Mitchell Marsh, Steven Smith (c), Marnus Labuschagne, Alex Carey (wk), Cameron Green, Marcus Stoinis, Sean Abbott, Nathan Ellis, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa.
IND vs AUS Dream11 Prediction: Top Picks
Wicketkeeper: KL Rahul
Batsman: Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Mitchell Marsh, Travis Head, Steve Smith
All-rounders: Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Cameron Green
Bowlers: Mitchell Starc, Kuldeep Yadav
Virat Kohli, Steve Smith and Ravindra Jadeja are the top captaincy picks in IND vs AUS Dream11 team for the 3rd ODI.
IND vs AUS Dream11 Prediction
India vs Australia Match Prediction & Betting Tips
Match Prediction: India are the favorites to win the 3rd ODI against Australia at M.A. Chidambaram stadium, Chennai and clinch the series 2-1. The odds favoring India to win the game is 1.69, while the odds favoring Australia to win is 2.14.
Virat Kohli to score over 40.5 runs
Steve Smith to score over 38.5 runs
Rohit Sharma to score over 34.5 runs
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