ODI World Cup 2023: Final, IND vs AUS Match Prediction, Today's Playing XI And Pitch Report
In a much-anticipated showdown, the cricketing giants Ind ia (IND) and Australia (AUS) are set to clash once more in the final of the ODI Cricket World Cup 2023, marking a rematch of their earlier encounter in the group stage. The Men in Blue showcased their dominance with a resounding victory over New Zealand in the semi-finals at Wankhede Stadium, while the Pat Cummins-led Australian side displayed exceptional prowess with the new ball, securing a win over South Africa at the iconic Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
Renowned for their consistent performance in recent times, both teams are poised for an intense battle at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on this eagerly awaited Sunday, November 19. Having previously suffered a defeat to India in the group stage, the five-time champions Australia are eager to turn the tables on a different surface that is expected to favor the batsmen. As a result, a high-scoring game with both teams breaching the 300-run mark is anticipated for this grand occasion.
Narendra Modi Stadium Pitch Analysis:
Narendra Modi Stadium has gained a reputation for providing a flat wicket that heavily favors batsmen. Although the International Cricket Council (ICC) is yet to confirm whether the match will be played on red or black soil, the sheer magnitude of the final is expected to ensure favorable conditions for the batters. With both teams boasting dynamic batting line-ups, a fiercely competitive match is on the cards at this iconic venue, promising cricket fans a spectacle to remember.
Probable Playing XIs for IND vs AUS
Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill , Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav , Ravindra Jadeja , Jaspreet Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj
Travis Head , David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Steven Smith , Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Josh Inglis (wk), Pat Cummins (c), Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood
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