IND vs AUS Dream11: India and Australia for another Group A fixture of the Tokyo Olympics. Australia, were down 2-3 to Japan in their first game, but restored superiority by springing a comeback and winning 5-3 at the end. As for India, they too were a goal behind New Zealand in their first fixture, but showed resolve to secure a 3-2 win by full-time. Both India and Australia will be eager to build further momentum, while, looking to occupy the top spot in their respective group. The two sides have been a part of some classing encounters in the past, and we can once again expect an exciting affair.
Date: July 25, Sunday
Time: 3:00 PM (IST)
Venue: Oi Hockey Stadium, South Pitch
Head to Head
From 128 meetings between the two teams, India have managed to win 22 games, while, Australia have secured 85 wins in return. 21 games have ended on level terms.
The match will be broadcasted live on the Sony Sports Network.
Injury Report and Unavailability: No injury concerns
Manpreet Singh (Captain), P.R. Sreejesh (Goalkeeper), Harmanpreet Singh (Defender), Rupinder Pal Singh (Defender), Surender Kumar (Defender), Amit Rohidas (Defender), Birendra Lakra (Defender), Hardik Singh (Midfielder), Vivek Sagar Prasad (Midfielder), Nilakanta Sharma (Midfielder), Sumit (Midfielder), Shamsher Singh (Forward), Dilpreet Singh (Forward), Gurjant Singh (Forward), Lalit Kumar Upadhyay (Forward), Mandeep Singh (Forward)
PR Sreejesh (GK), Rupinder Pal Singh, Surender Kumar, Harmanpreet Singh, Amit Rohidas, Manpreet Singh (C), Hardik Singh, Nilakanta Sharma, Dilpreet Singh, Mandeep Singh, Shamser Singh.
Daniel Beale, Tim Brand, Andrew Charter, Tom Craig, Matthew Dawson, Blake Govers, Jeremy Hayward, Tim Howard, Dylan Martin, Trent Mitton, Eddie Ockenden, Flynn Ogilvie, Lachlan Sharp, Josh Simmons, Jake Whetton and Aran Zalewski.
Australia Starting XI (Likely)
Andrew Lewis Charter (GK), Tom Joseph Wickham, Matthew Dawson, Edward Clive Ockenden, Jacob Thomas Whetton, Joshua Simmonds, Aran Zalewski (C), Daniel James Beale, Trent Grant Mitton, Tim Brand, Jeremy Thomas Hayward
Rupinder Pal Singh can play a pivotal role, especially from the penalty corners for India. Rupinder has 116 goals from 217 appearances. He can be added to the IND vs AUS Dream11 Team.
Trent Mitton can pack a punch in the forward line for Australia. Mitton has 82 goals from the 177 appearances for his country.
Mandeep Singh has been one of the standouts in the attacking front for India. Mandeep has 84 goals from the 160 appearances for India.
The Australian captain Aran Zalewski has scored seven goals from 51 appearances, and can be lethal on penalty corners as well.
GK: S Parattu
DEF: Harmanpreet Singh, A Rohidas, M Dawson, T Howard, J Simmonds
MID: Manpreet Singh, D Beale, A Zalewski
FOR: Mandeep Singh, T Mitton
Both sides started off with a win each, and will be determined to get maximum points yet again. However, considering the edge that Australia have had over India, they will once again be heading in as the favorites to in as per the IND vs AUS Today Match Prediction odds.