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Match Prediction: India vs Australia, 3rd ODI

Levelling the series 1-1 during the 2nd ODI at Rajkot, team India has proved that they are not going to surrender in front of the Aussies. The series is now at an exciting point where the upcoming match shall decide the winner. The teams will put in all their efforts to get their hands laid on victory and register this ODI series under name. The final ODI of the series will be played at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru on January 19The match will set in motion at 1:30 PM IST.

David Warner and Aaron Finch led their team single-handedly to victory in the series opener, defeating the hosts by 10 wickets. In the second match, it was Steven Smith who outshined with his knock of 98 runs. However, Australia might replace Ashton Agar, who failed to prove his worth, with D’Arcy Short who can play well in the middle-order.   

On the other hand, KL Rahul played a crucial knock in both the first and second ODI for team India. Additionally, Kuldeep Yadav managed to bag some limelight with his game-changing performance in the 2nd ODI. 

Pitch Report & Weather Conditions 

The match will be played at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium of Bengaluru. The pitch here is known for assisting big scores while giving some assistance to spinners as well. Defending here becomes a tough task and the team winning the toss shall opt to field first. 

It is a good day for game as the weather will be partially cloudy with almost no chances of rain. The temperature will be around 24-27 degrees Celsius.  

Probable Playing XI


Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Manish Pandey, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini, Jasprit Bumrah


Aaron Finch, David Warner, Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, D’Arcy Short, Alex Carey, Ashton Turner, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood

Key Players


KL Rahul

Shikhar Dhawan


David Warner 

Steve Smith 


Total Played: 139

India: 51

Australia: 78

No Result: 10


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