Australia vs India ODI series 2020-21 – 3rd ODI

Australia vs India ODI series 2020-21

3rd ODI:

Third and final ODI of the series of three ODI matches between Australia and India is going to be played at the Manuka Oval, Canberra on December 2nd 2020.

India Tour of Australia History:

The teams completed 147 meetings in long limited over format. The host won 80 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 WWLLW.

On the soil of Australia, the teams faced each other 53 times. out of them, the Australian team received victory 38 times and defeated 13 times with 2 no results. 

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

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

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the Fourth rank (Australia) and Second rank (India) team. The host is 3 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 WWWLW.

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 LLLLL.

If the match result will go in favor of the home side, the home side will earn 1 point with staying in the same position, and for visitors, to lose 1 point with losing one position down. But, in case of a reverse result, the home side will lose 2 point2 with no change in position, and the visitors will earn 1 point with unaffected ranking.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Canberra shows the weather would be partly cloudy throughout the match. There is mostly no chance of rain in the evening, as the precipitation percentage would be from 0% to 15%. The temperature would be normal and between 13-25 Celsius. The wind would be between 14 – 21 km/h. The speed of wind would fluctuate and the temperature would decrease, as the match progressed.

Manuka Oval, Canberra

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 6 times out of 9, and the selection favors the teams, and the teams won all 6 times after selecting the batting first, and never lost, yet.

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 twice and lost once.

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

Overall, 8 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost just once.

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

Particularly, for Australia, the team won the toss thrice out of 4 times, and the teams won all 3 games and never lost, yet.

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

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

The first batting team won the matches 7 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the matches just twice. Last time, the team with chasing won the match in 2008.

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

The lowest defended total was 267. And the highest successful chase was 164 in 1992. Interesting to see, if the target will be set in between. 

The first inning lowest total was 163, though in 1992, and the highest total was 411 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 162 (completed innings), whereas the highest was 323 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 49.85 and 28.51 is for the second innings.

History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other just once at the venue. The host won the game.

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

Teams’ ODI History at Venue:

The home side has an excellent record at the venue, and won all 4 matches and never lost, yet. Whereas, the visiting team has the worst record at the venue, the team never won and lost both the games at the ground.

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

Last 5 (completed) match results of India at the venue are LL – – -.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Australia:

The home side would face couple of forced change of D. Warner and P. Cummins and looks S. Abbott will be likely to play and the team may select C. Green or M. Wade or D’Arcy Short. If the team may go with C. Green, then the team may ask M. Labuschagne to open with A. Finch, otherwise the replacement may open.

Australia Eleven: C. Green / M. Wade / D’Arcy Short, A. Finch, S. Smith, M. Labuschagne, M. Henriques, A. Carey, G. Maxwell, S. Abbott, M. Starc, A. Zampa, J. Hazlewood  

India:

The visitors may also have some change and ask S. Thakur to replace N. Saini, and T. Natarajan may replace either M. Shami or J. Bumrah. The team would also pick K. Yadav in place of Y. Chahal. M. Agarwal may get place.

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

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