IND vs AUS 1st ODI Playing XI : The series of three ODIs between India and Australia has started from today. The first match of the series is being played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. In this match, the responsibility of captaincy is on the shoulders of Hardik Pandya. He is captaining in ODIs for the first time, while Australia captain Pat Cummins has also been ruled out of this series. Steve Smith has been given the responsibility of captaincy in his place. When both the captains came for the toss, Hardik Pandya won the toss in the first match itself and decided to bowl first. That is, Australia’s team will bat first, after that whatever target the team sets, Team India will chase it. After this, when he announced the playing XI of today’s match, he clearly said that Kuldeep Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja are playing today’s match. Not only this, Mohammad Shami, Mohammad Siraj, Shardul Thakur have been included in the team. But Yuvvendra Chahal, Jaydev Unadkat haven’t got a chance. That is, Unadkat, who returned to the ODI team after ten years, has not got a chance to play even in today’s match.
Hardik Pandya is captaining in ODIs for the first time
The special thing about today’s match is that Hardik Pandya is captaining Team India for the first time in ODIs. Before this, Hardik Pandya has already captained the T20 International and has also led the Indian team to victory. Talking about the captaincy statistics of Hardik Pandya, in T20, he has commanded the Indian team in 11 matches, out of which eight have been won and two have been lost, while one match has also been tied. Talking about his captaincy percentage, it is 77.27, which can be said to be good, but it is not possible to judge the captaincy of any player from so few matches. Although Hardik Pandya will captain in only one match, after that Rohit Sharma will return in the second match, but the first match will at least give an idea of how he captains.
Team India’s playing eleven: Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya (c), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Mohammed Shami
Australia’s playing XI: Travis Head, Mitchell Marsh, Steven Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Josh Inglis, Cameron Green, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Sean Abbott, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa