IND vs AUS 2nd ODI

IND vs AUS 2nd ODI Match Preview: Indian Tour of Australia 2020-21

Welcome to the preview of IND vs AUS 2nd ODI Match. Two big teams ready to clash with each other in Sydney on the 29th of November. After a big gap, it’s good news for fans as well as fantasy Sports users.


  • India and Australia meet for the second and penultimate ODI in Sydney on November 29 (Sunday) 2020.
  • Team India lost the series opener by 66 runs in pursuit of 375.
  • India needs to win the second ODI to keep the series alive and end their 4-match winless streak in the format.

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Match Preview: IND vs AUS 2nd ODI 

Everyone’s eyes will be on the Indian team as they venture out for the second ODI in a similar arena where they were convincingly beaten by Aaron Finch’s Australia in the 1st ODI. India is following 1-0 of every three-match series, which makes the second ODI an absolute necessity wins for the guests. A little mistake would mean India losing the Series – and this isn’t the way needs to begin the series. India will want to show a superior bowling and handling execution in the center at SCG on Sunday, while the hosts will just hope to rehash a comparable execution.

IND vs AUS 2nd ODI: Team News 

India (IND)  

Kohli would look to make some changes in India playing 11 for the second ODI and may include Kuldeep Yadav in place of Yuzvendra Chahal, who leaked 89 runs in 10 overs. While Shardul Thakur may replace Navdeep Saini, who conceded 83 runs in 10 Overs. 

IND vs AUS 2nd ODI
Team India

It is highly unlikely that India’s combination will change unless both Yuzvendra Chahal and Navdeep Saini are declared unfit. Saini has back spasms and Thangarasu Natarajan has been inducted in the 50-over squad as a cover. In case they are ruled out, Shardul Thakur, with decent batting abilities, could replace Saini, and Kuldeep Yadav’s inclusion will be a forced change.

Australia (AUS)

IND vs AUS 2nd ODI
Team Australia

For Australia, Marcus Stoinis’s injury would be a concern and if failed to get match fit then Cameron Green may replace him as Steve Smith hinted after the match. “If he is not (fit) then someone has to come in, he has to bowl, yes perhaps Cameron Green,” said Smith. Moises Henriques leads the race to replace him in the playing XI.

Pitch Report 

The IND vs AUS 2nd ODI will be played at the same venue i.e., Sydney Ground. The Sydney pitch may support the spinner as the game progresses due to the high afternoon temperature.

IND vs AUS 2nd ODI Possible XI 

India Probable XI 

Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, Virat Kohli (C), Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (WK), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Navdeep Saini 

Australia Probable XI 

Aaron Finch(c), David Warner, Steven Smith, Marcus Stoinis, Marnus Labuschagne, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey(w), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood

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