India Australia ODI Series 2013 will see the two limited overs cricket giants go head to head in a seven match ODI series. While India will look to maintain their number one spot in ODI cricket, the Aussies will try and give the men in blue a good fight. Full details in here!
India Australia ODI Series 2013- Schedule
The seven match India Australia ODI Series 2013 will be played at Bangalore, Pune, Mohali, Nagpur, Jaipur, Ranchi and Cuttack. Following is the final schedule for the series:
Thu Oct 10
19:00 local | 13:30 GMT 1st T20 – India vs Australia
Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
Sun Oct 13
14:30 local | 09:00 GMT 1st ODI – India vs Australia
Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium, Pune
Wed Oct 16
14:30 local | 09:00 GMT 2nd ODI – India vs Australia
Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
Sat Oct 19
14:30 local | 09:00 GMT 3rd ODI – India vs Australia
Punjab C.A. Stadium, Mohali
Wed Oct 23
14:30 local | 09:00 GMT 4th ODI – India vs Australia
JSCA International Cricket Stadium, Ranchi
Sat Oct 26
14:30 local | 09:00 GMT 5th ODI – India vs Australia
Barabati Stadium, Cuttack
Wed Oct 30
14:30 local | 09:00 GMT 6th ODI – India vs Australia
Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur
Sat Nov 2
14:30 local | 09:00 GMT 7th ODI – India vs Australia
M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
India Australia ODI Series 2013 – Teams
India: M S Dhoni (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, R Vinay Kumar, Amit Mishra, Jaydev Unadkat and Mohd. Shami.
Australia: George Bailey (C), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Xavier Doherty, James Faulkner, Callum Ferguson, Aaron Finch, Brad Haddin, Moises Henriques, Phil Hughes, Mitchell Johnson, Glenn Maxwell, Clint McKay, Adam Voges, Shane Watson.
India Australia ODI Series 2013- Expectations
The Indian team is a formidable side which has made winning a habit. Except for the series loss against Pakistan at the start of the year, India has been winning series after series and has maintained their number one ranking in World Cricket. The World Champions who further cemented their impregnable status after winning the Champions Trophy, will be looking forward to continue with their golden against a somewhat inexperienced and injury-driven Australian side. With key players in form and a momentum going good for the men in blue, Dhoni and his men should be aiming for a whitewash. But the young blood in the Aussies side promises some quality action and out of the world surprises in this India Australia ODI Series 2013.
This might be the first time in cricket history that the Indian side is already dominating the Aussies side. India Australia ODI Series 2013 favors an Indian victory in almost every sense. Gone are the days when the kangaroo platoon would keep the men in blue under their thumb. All the stones in the shoe have been cleared and the Indian fans await a kick start to what will surely be a thrilling series. Enjoy the Dusshera and Diwali blast with this India Australia ODI Series 2013.