India vs Australia 2017: 15 Reasons to Watch the 1st ODI

India vs Australia 2017: 15 Reasons to Watch the 1st ODI

India have won 6 out of 11 matches.

Head, 23, has played 25 ODI games, with an outstanding average of 40.7 with the bat. Notably, the Men in Yellow have not yet been beaten (4 wins in as many matches) at the iconic venue, which had been waiting for ODI cricket for nearly two years.

2 catches needed by Kohli to surpass Yuvraj Singh (93) and grab 8th spot in the all-time ODI list for India.

Bringing an end to Australia cricket team's domination in World Cups, India handed Ricky Ponting's team a crushing defeat in the quarterfinal of the ICC World Cup 2011.

Rarely has an ultimately meaningless 5-match ODI series held so much importance in the grand scheme of things for those in green and gold.

It has been becoming a norm in ODI cricket particularly in Asia that a team's top order sets up most of the matches for a team. The skipper has been in top form off late with a renewed discussion saying that yes he can beark Sachin Tendulkar's record. He is proved himself in all formats. "He had found it hard to switch, but once you identify a role and once you get the balance by giving the player more chances, he gets more confident", Virat Kohli added. "Once you get that balance with given that player more chances then he gets more confident of his role in the team".

"I feel that intense competition should be there for the game to have that excitement and keep this game alive", said Kohli. With scores of 4, 17 and 7 in three matches, he was dropped from the fifth game. "I think it's up to the player to get versatile in a manner that he can take up different positions what the team requires him to do", he said. "If we follow that, I am sure we would be fine".

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With superstar talents like captain Smith, the enigmatic David Warner and Glenn Maxwell, Australia will always pose a serious threat in any format, but the need to bounce back and find their best cricket in a hostile environment against a hungry opposition desperate to continue to stamp their authority on the tourists is paramount. Because we believe that he has the ability.

Yadav made his test debut against Australia in Dharamsala and took 4-91.

India will look to beat Australia in a bi-lateral series and thus register their fourth series win against the visitors.

For a well-oiled side like India, a series win against the Aussies, even though on home turf, will act as a stepping stop for the 2019 World Cup campaign.

"Sometimes they are good but they don't get the opportunity".

In between India's national selectors have snatched their time in the sun, resting, rotating or dropping players without taking them into confidence, thus sending them highly complicated and confusing signals. "Hopefully we can put him under pressure early in his spell and try and take him for as many as we can", he said.

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