Australia vs India ODI series 2020-21 – 1st ODI

Australia vs India ODI series 2020-21

1st ODI:

THE first ODI of the series of three ODI matches between Australia and India is going to be played at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney on November 26th, 2020.

India Tour of Australia History:

This is going to be the thirteenth bilateral series between the teams, Australia won the series 6 times. Whereas the opponent has equal series victories and won the series 6 times, as well.

The last 5 (completed) series results of Australia against India are LWLLW.

When touring Australia by the Indian team, the teams meet to play bilateral series just twice, out of them, the host won the series once and the visitors also won once, as well.

India tour of Australia 2020-21

The last 5 (completed) series results of Australia against India in Australia are LW – – -.

The teams completed 145 meetings in a long limited over format. The host won 78 times, whereas the opponent won 52 times with 10 without any result and 5 without play (abandoned). 

The last 5 (completed) match results of Australia against India are LLWLW.

On the soil of Australia, the teams faced each other 51 times. out of them, the Australian team received victory 36 times and defeated 13 times with 2 no results. 

The last 5 (completed) match results of Australia against India in Australia are LLWLW.

India vs Australia ODI series 2020 – 3rd ODI

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the Fourth rank (Australia) and Second rank (India) team. The host is 10 points behind the visitors.

If the host will win the series by 3-nil, then the host will earn 5 points without impacting the team position, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 3 points with one position down. In case the team will lose the series with one win, then the team will neither earn nor lose either the points or the ranks. In case of winning the series with one defeat, the team will earn 2 points, but the position will be unaffected. Drawing the series will help the team to earn 1 point with an unaffected ranking.

The last 5 (completed) match results of Australia are WLWWL.

Australia vs New Zealand ODI series 2020 – 1st ODI

If the visiting team will win the series by 3-nil, then the host will earn 2 points without impacting the team’s position, but in the case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 4 points with one position down. In case the team will lose the series with one win, then the team will lose 2 points, but the position will be unaffected. In case of winning the series with one defeat, the team will neither earn nor lose either the points or the ranks. Drawing the series will cause the team to lose 1 point with an unaffected ranking.

The last 5 (completed) match results of India are LLLWW.

New Zealand vs India ODI series 2020 – 3rd ODI

If the first ODI result will go in favor of the home side, the home side will earn 2 points by staying in the same position, and for visitors, to lose 1 point without a change in the position. But, in case of a reverse result, the home side will lose a point with no change in position and the visitors will earn 1 point with an unaffected ranking.

Venue Weather:

The weather forecast for Sydney shows the weather would be mostly clear throughout the match. There is no chance of rain, as the precipitation percentage would be from 0% to 10%. The temperature would be normal and between 22-24 Celsius. The wind would be between 17 – 25km/h. The speed of wind would fluctuate and the temperature would almost steady, as the match progressed.

Sydney Cricket Ground

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 105 times out of 157, and the selection favors the teams, and the teams won 59 times after selecting the batting first and lost 42 times.

The last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are WWWWW.

On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, after winning the toss, won the matches only 20 times and lost 29 times.

The last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are LWWLL.

Overall, 79 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 71 times.

The last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are WWLWW.

Particularly, for Australia, the team won the toss 62 times out of 132 times, and the teams won 44 times and lost 8 times.

The last 5 (completed) match results of Australia at the venue, while winning the toss, are WWLWW.

The last 5 (completed) match results of Australia at the venue, while losing the toss, are LWWWW.

The first batting team won the matches 88 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the matches 62 times.

The last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, is WWWWW.

The lowest defended total was 138 (in 50 overs game), though it happened in 2001. And the highest successful chase was 334 in 2011. 

The first inning lowest total was 63 (completed innings), though in 1981, and the highest total was 408 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 69 (completed innings), though in 1993, whereas the highest was 334 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 28.81 and 26.66 is for the second innings.

History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other 17 times at the venue. The host won 14 times and lost just twice with one without any result.

The last 5 (completed) match results of Australia against India at the venue are WLWWL.

ODI History at Venue:

The home side has a pretty good record at the venue, and won 87 matches out of 132 encounters and lost only 39 times. Whereas, the visiting team won just 5 games and lost 14 in 20 encounters.

The last 5 (completed) match results of Australia at the venue are WWLWW.

The last 5 (completed) match results of India at the venue are LWLLW.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Australia:

The home side would go with the 3 pacers and one spinner combination, the team has a couple of spin batting all-rounder and one part-time medium pace, as well.

Australia Eleven: D. Warner, A. Finch, S. Smith, M. Labuschagne, M. Stoinis, A. Carey, G. Maxwell, P. Cummins, M. Starc, A. Zampa, J. Hazlewood  

India:

The visitors would like to go with the same combination and include a couple of all-rounders for the 6th and 7th batting positions.

India Eleven: S. Dhawan, M. Agarwal / S. Samson, V. Kohli, S. Iyer, KL. Rahul, H. Pandya, R. Jadeja, N. Saini / S. Thakur, Y. Chahal / K. Yadav, M. Shami, J. Bumrah

*Notes: D means Draw in “last five match results”.
*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.