India completed a comfortable win over Australia courtesy of splendid performances from Mohammad Shami, MS Dhoni, and Kedar Jadhav. Skipper Virat Kohli will be keen to extend their lead in the one-day series when they take on Australia in Nagpur on Tuesday.

On the other hand, Australia will be pleased with their overall performance in the previous game and will be hoping to turn the tide in the second game.

India vs Australia -2nd ODI

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Hosts will be looking to include Rishabh Pant for this game and might come in place of Vijay Shankar. Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma produced crucial runs for the side in the previous game played in Hyderabad. Kohli will be keen to produce big runs in order to maintain India’s supremacy in this one-day series. Shikhar Dhawan also did perish for a duck and will be looking to turn things around with the bat.

Ambati Rayudu also will need to score for the side in this game. MS Dhoni and Kedhar Jadhav smashed half-centuries to help India earn a hard-fought win. Jaspreet Bumrah, Mohammad Shami and Kuldeep Yadav are premier options with the ball for India.


The visitors will certainly be pleased with the return of Shaun Marsh, who missed the first game due to various reasons. The team management will certainly think about moving Finch in the middle-order and move Alex Carey to the opening slot to get the side off to the decent start.

Usman Khawaja, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell and Alex Carey got runs in the previous game played in Hyderabad. Khawaja will be looking to do well after notching up half-century in the previous game.

Possible XIs for India vs Australia 2nd ODI game

Likely XI: Aaron Finch (captain), Usman Khawaja, Peter Handscomb, Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell,  Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins, Jhye Richardson, Jason Behrendorff, Adam Zampa.

Likely XI: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Kedhar Jadhav, MS Dhoni, Ambati Rayudu, Vijay Shankar/Ravendra Jadeja, Mohammad Shami, Jaspreet Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal.