India vs Australia Live Score, 1st ODI Updates: Team India is set to take on Australia on Friday in the first of a three-match ODI series at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium in Mohali. The 2023 Asia Cup champions need to show strength to continue the winning streak ahead of the 2023 Men’s Cricket World Cup, which begins next month.
With Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli rested for the first two matches, Team India will be led by KL Rahul, who has made a remarkable comeback recently. We would also like to see many changes in the Indian team, which recently returned from home to win the 2023 AFC Asian Cup.
Australian skipper and bowler Pat Cummins also returned from injury but Mitchell Starc is yet to recover from injury and will not be available for the first match.
India vs Australia live score updates: Pat Cummins praises Team India, says: ‘Really good team’
Australia skipper Pat Cummins praised Rohit Sharma’s India and said the Men in Blue are a great team. The three-match ODI series between the two cricketing giants will begin on Friday in Mohali.
Ahead of the first ODI in Mohali, Cummins spoke in the pre-match press conference and praised the home team and said that no matter which playing XI they play, the Men in Blue will be a great team.
The Australian added that India will get an advantage in the upcoming ODI series as they will be hosting it. Cummins also added that they are looking to pick up a series win before the start of the 2023 ODI World Cup.
“India are a really good team, whoever they are in and they are obviously in form at home. Ideally, we would like to play really well and win but obviously the big things will start in a couple of weeks,” Cummins said. In the pre-match press conference before the first ODI against India.
India enters the series after beating Sri Lanka in the final of the 2023 Asia Cup by 10 wickets.
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