India vs Australia, 4th ODI


Following Fawad Ch, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Saturday has also criticized the BCCI and Indian cricket team for wearing army caps in the third ODI against Australia in Ranchi on Friday.

Australia: Aaron Finch (captain), D'Arcy Short, Shaun Marsh, Marcus Stoinis, Usman Khawaja, Alex Carey, Peter Handscomb, Ashton Turner, Adam Zampa, Jason Behrendorff, Jhye Richardson, Pat Cummins, Andrew Tye, Nathan Coulter-Nile.

The Indian playing XI will also have Bhuvneshwar Kumar on Sunday as he replaces Mohammed Shami, who was hit on the leg in his follow through during the third match.

The biggest news is that MS Dhoni has been omitted so that India's selectors can have a look at Rishabh Pant.

However, what will keep the Indian team anxious is the batting form of the top-order, save skipper Kohli, who has been lock, stock and barrel above everyone in his team. Kohli, the Indian captain is personally in the form of his life. Both the openers have dominated the show with Rohit Sharma joining the show as well.

It is Shikhar Dhawan who has done the bulk of the scoring thus far.

Ambati Rayudu hasn't cemented his place at Number 4 either. Rahul slotted in at No. 4, but could there be a slim chance he bats at 3 and Kohli takes up what has proven to be the most challenging position for India of late?

It also allows Pant the opportunity to make a late push for inclusion at the tournament, with captain Virat Kohli believing the final two games in Mohali and New Dehli the ideal opportunities for players to prove themselves. The best for any player is to get back into action and give it another shot.

India will be anxious about Aussie leg-spinner Adam Zampa, who despite conceding a lot of runs, has managed to get Kohli and Dhoni on multiple occasions.