India vs. Australia: The Indian cricket team recently won the Border-Gavaskar series 2-1 against Australia. Now eyes are on the ODI series starting on the 17th. ODI
Captain Rohit Sharma does not play in the team’s first game. In such a situation, Hardik Pandya will take the responsibility of the captaincy. At the same time, the biggest challenge ahead of him is choosing the 11 players in the first game.
There will be competition between these two players
Many players are contenders for a spot in game 11. But the biggest competition will be in the spinning duo Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal. Only one of these two players will be included in game 11 in the first ODI. Kuldeep and Chahal will try to strengthen their claim for the World Cup later this year by showing the wonders of their googly, flipper and leg break. Both Kuldeep and Chahal are not hitting experts. In such a situation, it is a bit difficult to choose one of the two players for the playing 11.
How is the race?
Talking about the career of both of them, Kuldeep Yadav has played 8 Tests, 78 ODIs and 28 T20 matches for India. During this, he has taken 34, 130 and 46 wickets respectively. While talking about Yuzvendra Chahal, he has played 72 ODIs and 75 T20 matches for India. In which he has taken 121 and 91 wickets respectively. Looking at the current form, Kuldeep Yadav’s side is a bit heavy for Chahal and in such a situation, Hardik can give him a chance in the first match.
Possible to play XI of Team India in the first ODI:
Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj Siraj.