Australia vs India ODI series 2020-21 – 2nd ODI

Australia vs India ODI series 2020-21

2nd ODI:

Second 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 28th 2020.

India Tour of Australia History:

The teams completed 146 meetings in long limited over format. The host won 79 times, whereas the opponent won 52 times with 10 without any result and 5 without play (abandoned). 

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia against India are WLLWL.

On the soil of Australia, the teams faced each other 52 times. out of them, the Australian team received victory 37 times and defeated 13 times with 2 no results. 

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia against India in Australia are WLLWL.

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

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the Fourth rank (Australia) and Second rank (India) team. The host is 7 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 gain 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 unaffected ranking.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia are WWLWW.

If the visiting team will win the series by 3-nil, then the host will earn 2 points without impacting the team position, but in 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 gain nor lose either the points or the ranks. Drawing the series will cause the team to lose 1 point with unaffected ranking.

Last 5 (completed) match results of India are LLLLW.

If the second ODI result will go in favor of the home side, the home side will earn 2 points with staying in the same position, and for visitors, to lose 2 points without change in the position. But, in case of a reverse result, the home side will lose 1 point with no change in position, but the visitors will not earn any point with unaffected ranking.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Sydney shows the weather would be mostly cloudy and windy throughout the match. There is some chance of rain in the evening, as the precipitation percentage would be from 0% to 35%. The temperature would be normal and between 20-37 Celsius. The wind would be between 29 – 39km/h. The speed of wind would fluctuate and the temperature would decrease, as the match progressed.

Sydney Cricket Ground

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 106 times out of 158, and the selection favours the teams, and the teams won 60 times after selecting the batting first, and lost 42 times.

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.

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

Overall, 80 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 71 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are WWWLW.

Particularly, for Australia, the team won the toss 63 times out of 133 times, and the teams won 45 times and lost 8 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia at the venue, while winning the toss, are WWWLW.

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

The first batting team won the matches 89 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the matches 62 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are WWWWW.

The lowest defended total was 138 (in a 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 28.98 and 26.74 is for the second innings.

History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other 18 times at the venue. The host won 15 times and lost just twice with one without any result.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia against India at the venue are WWLWW.

Teams’ ODI History at Venue:

The home side has a pretty good record at the venue, and won 88 matches out of 133 encounters and lost only 39 times. Whereas, the visiting team won just 5 games and lost 15 in 21 encounters.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia at the venue are WWWLW.

Last 5 (completed) match results of India at the venue are LLWLL.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Australia:

The home side would face one forced change of injured M. Stoinis and may give chance to C. Green to have a debut.

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

India:

The visitors would give chance to T. Natarajan to have a debut in place of N. Saini, and might face one forced change of Y. Chahal and may give chance to K. Yadav.

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

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.