In a crucial ICC Men’s ODI Cricket World Cup match, India faces Australia on October 8, 2023. Shubhman Gill will miss the game due to dengue fever. IND vs AUS Dream11 predictions and key player choices are vital for fantasy cricket enthusiasts.
In a major setback for the Indian cricket team, head coach Rahul Dravid confirmed today that opening batsman Shubhman Gill will be unavailable for the first match of the ICC Men’s ODI Cricket World Cup against Australia due to dengue fever. This news has raised concerns among Indian cricket fans as Gill’s absence will be felt at the top of the order.
Here’s a comprehensive preview of the IND vs AUS match, including Dream11 predictions, probable playing 11, live match score updates, and pitch conditions:
IND vs AUS Match Time and Venue
- Match: India vs Australia (IND vs AUS)
- League: ICC Men’s ODI Cricket World Cup
- Date: Sunday, October 8, 2023
- Time: 02:00 PM (IST) / 08:30 AM (GMT)
- Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, India
IND vs AUS Pitch Report
The MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai is known for its spin-friendly conditions. In the previous 34 matches played at this venue, the team batting first has won 17 matches, while the team bowling first has won 16 matches. The average score on this pitch is 224. Given the pitch conditions, winning the toss and choosing to bat first could be the preferred strategy.
IND vs AUS Weather Report
The weather in Chennai on match day is expected to be cloudy with a temperature around 33°C, 67% humidity, and a wind speed of 8.3 km/h. Visibility is predicted to be 6 km, with a 20% chance of precipitation during the game.
IND vs AUS Possible Playing 11
India (IND) Possible Playing 11:
- Rohit Sharma
- Ishan Kishan (WK)
- Virat Kohli
- Shreyas Iyer
- Lokesh Rahul (WK)
- Hardik Pandya
- Ravichandran Ashwin
- Ravindra Jadeja
- Kuldeep Yadav
- Jasprit Bumrah
- Mohammed Siraj
Australia (AUS) Possible Playing 11:
- David Warner
- Mitchell Marsh
- Steven Smith
- Marnus Labuschagne
- Glenn Maxwell
- Alex Carey (WK)
- Cameron Green
- Pat Cummins (C)
- Mitchell Starc
- Adam Zampa
- Josh Hazlewood
IND vs AUS Match Previews
India and Australia are set to clash in the ICC Men’s ODI Cricket World Cup on Sunday, October 8, 2023. In their most recent encounter, India won a 3-match ODI series against Australia by a score of 2-1.
India (IND) Team Updates
- Shubhman Gill is suffering from dengue fever and is expected to miss the first match.
- India’s warm-up matches were washed out due to rain, affecting their match practice.
- Rohit Sharma and either Shubman Gill or Ishan Kishan are likely to open the innings.
- Ishan Kishan will bat at number three and take on wicket-keeping duties.
- Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer will anchor the middle-order batting.
- Ravindra Jadeja and Kuldeep Yadav will handle the spin bowling.
- Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Siraj will lead the pace attack.
Australia (AUS) Team Updates
- Australia defeated Pakistan in their last warm-up match, entering the tournament with momentum.
- David Warner and Mitchell Marsh are expected to open the innings.
- Steven Smith will bat at number three.
- Marnus Labuschagne and Glenn Maxwell will strengthen the middle order.
- Pat Cummins will lead Australia as captain.
- Alex Carey will handle wicket-keeping duties.
- Glenn Maxwell and Adam Zampa will be the spin bowlers.
- Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins will lead the pace attack.
IND vs AUS Captain and Vice-Captain Choices
- Jasprit Bumrah: A top multiplier choice for small leagues.
- Virat Kohli: A decent choice for captaincy in grand leagues.
IND vs AUS Live Telecast
The match will be live telecast on Star Sports/Hotstar.
Where Can I See IND vs AUS Live Score?
You can check the live score of IND vs AUS on Cricbuzz, ESPNcricinfo, and other similar platforms.
IND vs AUS Highlights
You can watch the highlights of the IND vs AUS match on Hotstar and other broadcasting channels.
IND vs AUS Squads
India (IND) Squad:
- Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan (WK), Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Lokesh Rahul (WK), Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Shubman Gill, Shardul Thakur, Suryakumar Yadav, Mohammed Shami
Australia (AUS) Squad:
- David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Steven Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey (WK), Cameron Green, Pat Cummins (C), Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood, Sean Abbott, Travis Head, Josh Inglis (WK), Marcus Stoinis
Disclaimer: This information is based on the understanding, analysis, and instincts of the author. While selecting your Dream11 team, consider these points and make your own decision.