Rohit Sharma Back As Captain, India Aim To Seal Series Against Australia

India to take on Australia in Vishakapatnam, as Rohit Sharma will again lead Team India from the front.

India Vs Australia

Australia will face team India on Sunday with an aim to lead the series 1-1.

In the second one-day international against Australia, Rohit Sharma will make a comeback as captain. India will be looking to get a second victory in Vishakapatnam on March 19 after a strong win in the first ODI. In the first one-day international, Hardik Pandya played a very important captain’s role, leading India from the front. Now that Rohit has returned as captain, he will lead India.

Will KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja again be stars?

KL Rahul, returning in form after missing the two test matches in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, turned out to be the jack of all trades. Rahul’s performance of 75 runs helped India win the first ODI.

Jadeja, on the other hand, played an important role in maintaining the momentum of the game. Jaddu took 2 wickets in the first half and scored 45 runs in chasing the target.


India: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, K L Rahul (w/k), Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Umran Malik, Shardul Thakur, Axar Patel, and Jaydev Unadkat.

Australia: Steven Smith (captain), David Warner, Travis Head, Marcus Labuschagne, Mitchell Marsh, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey, Glenn Maxwell, Cameron Green, Josh Inglis (w/k), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Ellis, Adam Zampa.

Rohit To play a crucial role

On March 19 and 20, Chennai and Vishakapatnam will host the remaining two ODI series matches. In Vishakapatnam, India will be aiming to win the series 2-0. Since Rohit is once again in charge, his leadership for Team India will be crucial.

The Australian side, on the other hand, will likely attempt to dominate the second match by intending to balance the series at 1-1.

Also Read: KL Rahul Becomes Team India’s Hero As Team Takes 1-0 Series Lead Against Australia

Where to see the match

Star Sports channels will live stream Australia’s tour of India in 2023. In India, live streaming will also be accessible through the Disney+Hotstar app.