Australia gave India a target of 275 runs in the first ODI match
India vs Australia, 1st ODI | Pic Credit: Twitter, BCCI

IND vs AUS: India and Australia are squaring off with each other in the three-match ODI series just ahead of the ICC World Cup 2023. The Men in Blue displayed staggering performance in the two ODIs as they outclassed the opposition in all the departments. They won the first game by the margin of 5 wickets and then followed it up with a 99-run win in the second game to seal the series. 

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IND vs AUS: The focus now shifts towards the third ODI between the two teams. The match will be played on 27th September in Rajkot. For India, senior players will be returning it is expected that a full-strength team will be playing this game. It’ll also be the last match for both teams ahead of the World Cup.

Coming to the Indian team, Rohit Sharma will be back as the opener as well as the captain. Shubman Gill is reported to be rested for the last game. Therefore it is expected that Ishan Kishan might partner skipper at the top for the third IND vs AUS game. 

Virat Kohli will also return for the third game and there’s no doubt that he will bat at No.3 Shreyas Iyer locked his spot at No.4 after his scintillating ton in the second game. He will likely be there for the team in the World Cup as well. His form will be crucial for the team. 

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KL Rahul did a terrific job as a leader and keeper-batter in the first two IND vs AUS games. He scored runs in both the games and batted sensationally well. He’s expected to be there at No.5 for he last game as well as the World Cup. 

Hardik Pandya will also be included into the team for the last game against Australia. Ravindra Jadeja along with Ravichandran Ashwin are likely to retain their place whereas Jasprit Bumrah will be back too along with Kuldeep Yadav. Mohammed Siraj is expected to replace Mohammed Shami in the XI.

Here’s the Indian XI for the final IND vs AUS prediction 

Rohit Sharma (c) 
Ishan Kishan
Virat Kohli 
Shreyas Iyer 
KL Rahul (wk) 
Hardik Pandya 
Ravindra Jadeja
Ravichandran Ashwin 
Kuldeep Yadav  
Mohammed Siraj
Jasprit Bumrah 

IND vs AUS: India squad for the 3rd ODI against Australia 

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Rohit Sharma (Captain), Hardik Pandya (VC), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul (WK), Ishan Kishan (WK), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Axar Patel*, Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, R Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj.