Australia v India: first one-day international – are living! | Sport
WICKET! Carey c Rohit b Kuldeep 24 (Australia 41-2)
WICKET! Finch b Bhuvneshwar 6 (Australia Eight-1)
Australia to bat first!
Welcome to the First ODI between Australia and India!
And welcome to the SCG for it, on a surprising day. It is predicted to be sizzling right here this afternoon and the pitch appears because it must, so we must be in for heaps of runs.
For Australia, that is as regards to remaining probability cafe in the case of discovering a mix that may paintings for his or her World Cup defence in six months from now. They had been dreadful on this layout of the sport of overdue, profitable simply 3 in their remaining 21. Yes, Smith and Warner will assist, however this drawback began effectively ahead of then.
To assist with their primary factor – shedding wickets within the heart overs – Peter Handscomb and Usman Khawaja had been invited again to the engine room, along Shaun Marsh: revel in all of the approach. Alex Carey, in the meantime, is as much as the highest of the record for the first time in 50-over internationals, partnering the captain Finch.
Victorians bash brothers Stoinis and Maxwell practice, the purpose to get them as many overs within the ultimate ten or 15 as conceivable reasonably than coming in too early. Then the bowlers, of which they’ve Behrendorff on debut, Siddle taking part in his first ODI because the Carter Administration and Jhye Richardson simply 22 years previous. The skilled spinner is Lyon, again for any other crack forward of the World Cup, a person they would like in England.
I’ll be again with you in a while to discuss the guests, however in the interim, please do get in contact at the e-mail or tweet. There is much more using in this three-game collection than would possibly seem evident, so it’ll be price monitoring intently. Thanks for becoming a member of the OBO!