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IND V AUS: India team regroup as the preparations begin for first ODI

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 01 March 2019, 12:02 PM
Series against Australia will be India's last assignment before the forthcoming World Cup (Image Credit: Twitter)
Series against Australia will be India's last assignment before the forthcoming World Cup (Image Credit: Twitter)
HIGHLIGHTS
    • India and Australia set to play a five-match ODI series, starting Saturday. 
    • Series against Australia will be India's last assignment before the forthcoming World Cup. 
    • Glenn Maxwell was awarded the man-of-the-match and series in T20Is.

A stupendous all-around performance by the visitors led the host to get hammered in the most obnoxious manner possible. Aaron Finch-led Australian team were at their best in all three departments of the game. Glenn Maxwell smashed 169 runs in two games, which eventually proved to be the difference between two top quality sides. Australia finishes the T20 series with a scoreline of 2-0. 

With this, the focus shifts to the fifty-over format as the two teams will play five one-day Internationals, which is scheduled to start on March 2 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. The series will also be India's last assignment before the forthcoming World Cup.

The men-in-blue have started to work regressively with the full fortitude ahead of the all-important encounter. The Board of control for Cricket in India (BCCI) took to the twitter and posted one image with a caption, "Regroup - Prep begins for ODI series here in Hyderabad #TeamIndia #INDvAUS"

In the picture, the team was seen having a pep talk, and would probably be discussing the plan against Aussies. However, this remains to be seen how India reacts to Australia's dominance. The game will start at 1:30 pm. India will look to go with their best possible eleven and start this series on a winning note. With just 5 ODIs remaining, India would not want to give their build momentum away. 

First Published: Friday, March 01, 2019 12:01 PM
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