IND vs AUS Dream11 Prediction 1st T20I, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Updates
The last time India and Australia played a T20I game in India, Glenn Maxwell won the Player of the Match award.
India and Australia will face each other in the first T20I of the three-match series at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali on Tuesday (September 20). This is Australia’s first tour to India since 2019 when they had a comprehensive victory after winning both matches. Australia last played a T20I series in June against Sri Lanka and won the three-match series by a 2-1 margin. They defeated New Zealand in the recently completed ODI series as well. India, on the other hand, lost to Sri Lanka and Pakistan during the Super Four stage of the Asia Cup which resulted in an exit.
India and Australia have played a total of 21 T20Is against each other. Australia have managed to win 9 while India have won 13 matches. In the last 5 T20Is between both teams, Australia have won 3. Australia will miss the services of David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, and Marcus Stoinis in the batting unit. Mitchell Starc is not a part of this series as well. Tim David, who has been selected for the T20 World Cup is likely to make his Australia debut in this game.
Australia tour of India, 20 Sep 2022, Tue, 7:00 PM IST, Chandigarh
Probable Playing XI
Rohit Sharma(C), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, SA Yadav, HH Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Rishabh Pant, Yuzvendra Chahal, JJ Bumrah, B Kumar, HV Patel
Bench : Deepak Hooda, Dinesh Karthik, Axar Patel, M Shami, DL Chahar, UT Yadav
AJ Finch(C), Steven Smith, Tim David, GJ Maxwell, AC Agar, C Green, JP Inglis, MS Wade, Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, A Zampa
Bench : MP Stoinis, KW Richardson, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Ellis, Sean Abbott, DR Sams
Injury and availability news
Avg 1st Inning Score
Virat Kohli IND | BAT
In the last game against Afghanistan, Virat Kohli scored the 71st century of his career and is likely to continue with the same intensity in this game as well as the series. He likes playing against Australia in T20Is and has scored 718 runs in 19 matches at an average of 59.83 which includes seven half-centuries.
Glenn Maxwell AUS | ALL
The last time India and Australia played a T20I game in India, Glenn Maxwell won the Player of the Match award. He made 113* runs off just 55 deliveries in that game and helped Australia chase a target of 191 in 19.4 overs. He has made 173 runs in 8 matches this year at a strike rate of 132.06 and will be looking to accumulate some more runs before going for the T20 World Cup next month.
Hardik Pandya IND | BAT
In the first game of the Asia Cup against Pakistan, Hardik Pandya delivered a match-winning performance with both bat and ball. However, he has not been the same since that game and was dismissed for a duck against the same opponent in a crucial Super Four game. Considering the way, Pandya has played in recent times, it won’t be difficult for him to find his rhythm back.
Avoid Having These Players In Your Fantasy Sports Team
IND | WK
India is likely to prefer him as the wicketkeeper in this game to have a left-handed batter in the playing 11. However, his recent performances in T20Is have not been up to the mark and hence, you can avoid picking him in your team for this game.
AUS | ALL
This will be his first T20I game against India despite playing a total of 46 matches. In 6 matches this year, he has picked just 4 wickets at an average of 30.5.