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| On Updated : Nov 26, 2020 4:15 PM IST

IND vs AUS Prediction: Toss, Pitch, Free Cricket Betting Tips for India vs Australia 1st ODI

IND vs AUS Prediction: The wait is finally over! The much-awaited India’s tour down under is starting tomorrow. And to start the proceedings, a three-match ODI series is scheduled between two of the strongest sides in the format. With match winners Kohli, Bumrah, Smith, and Warner lined up, a tightly contested match is on the cards. Aussies have home advantage in their favour, but taking into account the current form and the nature of the lineups, India starts as favourites for the ODI series.

India vs Australia 1st ODI
Date & Time: 27th November 2020, 9:10 AM IST
Sydney Cricket Stadium, Australia

IND vs AUS Who Will Win?

Win Prediction

IND- 50%
AUS- 50%

Betting Odds

Who is the Best Test Batsman?

Bet365: AUS- 1.57, IND- 2.37
Betway: AUS- 1.61, IND- 2.20

Prominent betting sides are predicting Australia to win this match comfortably.

Team batting second to win this match

Both teams are evenly matched and have strong squads to overcome any challenges. As it is a freshly prepared wicket, the teams are unaware of the conditions at stake. Therefore the toss will come in handy, and the team who is to chase is expected to win this match as per IND vs AUS today match prediction.

If you are in for online cricket betting, place your money on the team batting second.

Head to Head (overall)

  • Matches Played- 140
  • IND – 52
  • AUS- 78
  • NR- 10

Head to Head (in AUS)

  • Matches Played- 51
  • IND- 13
  • AUS- 36
  • NR- 2

Head to Head (overall since 2010)

  • Matches Played- 37
  • IND – 18
  • AUS- 17
  • NR- 2

Head to Head (overall since 2010)

  • Matches Played- 15
  • IND – 04
  • AUS- 10
  • NR- 01


Except for India missing Rohit Sharma, both the teams are at full strength. The trio of Starc, Cummins, and Hazlewood would take the charge with the ball or the Aussies with Zampa to be played in as the lone spinner. Carrey, Maxwell, and Stoinis will be in charge of the middle order.

As for India, Mayank Agarwal is likely to replace Rohit at top of the order. Rahul is expected to continue at number 5, with the all-rounders Hardik and Jadeja to follow him at 6 and 7. Chahal is expected to be the lone specialist spinner along with the two lead pacers Bumrah and Shami. The toss-up for the third seamer is likely to happen between Saini and Thakur. Even though Saini is a better pacer, the additional batting capabilities of Thakur is expected to tempt Kohli to opt for him.

AUS Playing XI: Aaron Finch, David Warner, Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazelwood

IND Playing XI: Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Navdeep Saini/ Shardul Thakur, Mohammad Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal

IND vs AUS Toss Prediction and Pitch Report

A freshly prepared wicket will be in place for the first ODI. As per reports, the pitch is expected to behave on the slower side. But taking into account the batting depth of both the teams, anything below 280 should be easy to chase down. So it's better to have a score in mind, and hence chasing is preferred on this wicket.

Predicted Score:

If India bats first: 290-300
If Australia bats first: 310-320

IND vs AUS free cricket betting tips

Players who are expected to perform well as per IND vs AUS Dream11 Prediction.

Top Batsman

IND- Virat Kohli

The best batsman in the world is currently not at his absolute best. But with the challenge getting tougher, he is expected to bring his best game forward. He even scored a fluent 91 runs off just 58 balls in the intra-squad practice match held a few days before. Taking all that into account, his current average of 54 against the Aussies is only expected to be improved by the end of this series.

AUS- David Warner

Warner is an absolute beast in the limited-overs. And more importantly, he is a home-track bully. With this match being played in his hometown, expect a complete rampage from the bull. He averages 49 against India and showed great form in the latter half of the IPL. As for free cricket betting tips, he is a sure shot man to invest your money in.

Other prominent Batsmen: Steve Smith, Shikhar Dhawan, Aaron Finch, KL Rahul

Top Bowlers

IND- Jasprit Bumrah

Boom Boom is in fine form. After a patchy start in the first few games of the IPL, he got back to his absolute best. The last time, when India visited Australia, he was the one who inflicted the major damage on the Australian batting unit.

AUS- Pat Cummins

He might not have had a great IPL to his standards, but when the Jersey colour turns yellow, he is an entirely different beast altogether. The longer the format gets, the better Cummins performs. He will be counting on his past success against Kohli to help his team overcome the Indian challenge.

Other prominent Bowlers: Mohammad Shami, Yuzi Chahal, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa

Most Sixes

IND- Mayank Agarwal
AUS- Aaron Finch

Player of the Match

Virat Kohli / David Warner

We are predicting a close encounter with plenty of runs to be scored by both teams. In that case, two players who are capable of taking their team to a high score are Kohli and Warner. Either of these two is our prediction for the ‘Player of the Match’ category.

Expert free tip for IND vs AUS Dream11

  1. David Warner has a tremendous record in his home track. Bet on him to deliver again in Sydney.
  2. Australia’s chances depend heavily on their top four, and all of them have great records at home. So invest in them to earn huge returns.
  3. Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan have a great record against the Aussies. They are the Indian batsmen to invest heavily in.
  4. The extra bouncy nature of the Australian pitch is expected to suit Shami’s style of bowling.
  5. Rahul was impressive in the finisher’s role in the New Zealand series. Considering his current form, don’t consider leaving him out of your fantasy teams.
  6. Pitch is expected to be on the slower side. With large boundaries in place spinners, Chahal and Zampa are expected to have a good game.
  7. Going by past records, Cummins and Bumrah are the main bowlers to pick in your fantasy teams.

Suitable Captaincy Picks: David Warner, Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah
Suitable VC Picks: Shikhar Dhawan, Yuzi Chahal, Steve Smith, Pat Cummins

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Midhun M Menon @Mid_On_

An engineer who watches, plays, and writes cricket. Out here to tell you interesting stories from 22 yards from the perspective of a 22-year-old guy.