India vs Australia 2nd ODI: The second ODI match between India and Australia is being played at Visakhapatnam ground. In this match, Australian team captain Steve Smith won the toss and decided to bowl first. Team India captain Rohit Sharma has made two changes in the playing eleven. Rohit Visakhapatnam has given a chance to a lethal player in the playing XI of Team India for the ODI. This player changes the course of the match in just a few balls. Let’s know about this player.
given a chance to this player
In the second ODI against Australia, captain Rohit Sharma has got a chance to replace Shardul Thakur with Akshar Patel in the playing XI. At the same time, Ishaan Kishan had to sit out of the playing XI due to Rohit’s return to the team. Akshar is in excellent form. He has done exceptionally well in the Test matches against Australia and is looking in great touch.
Akshar Patel is running in excellent form
Akshar Patel is a hit for India in all three formats of bowling, batting and fielding. He specializes in killer bowling as well as explosive batting down the order. He has been included in place of Shardul Thakur. Shardul could not perform amazingly in the first ODI. He bowled two overs and didn’t get a wicket and didn’t get a chance to bat.
Akshar Patel has played cricket in all three formats for the Indian team. He has taken 50 wickets in 12 Tests, 56 wickets in 49 ODIs and 37 wickets in 40 T20 matches for India. Indian pitches always favor spinners. Axar is famous for wreaking havoc on these pitches. He played his last ODI for India on 15 January 2023.
India’s playing XI for 2nd ODI against Australia:
Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Akshar Patel, Mohammad Siraj, Mohammad Shami, Kuldeep Yadav.