In the first match of the ODI series being played at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium, Australia has decided to bowl first after winning the toss.
Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul have been given only three opportunities in the Indian team. Shivam Dubey, Kedar Jadhav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini have not been given a chance in this match.
Virat said during the toss, “We also like to bowl first. This match will help us get out of our comfort zone. "
Talking about the Australian team, the young Sunsation Marnus Labushane, who reached number 3 in the ICC rankings by playing just 14 matches in Test cricket, has got an opportunity to make an ODI debut. The Australian team will field three spinners. Josh Hazlewood has not been given a chance in playing XI.
Playing XI of India:
Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Jaspreet Bumrah.
Australia's playing eleven:
Aaron Finch (captain), David Warner, Marnus Labushane, Steve Smith, Ashton Turner, Alex Carey (wicketkeeper), Ashton Egger, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Kane Richardson, Adam Jumpa.