Winning the test series against the might Aussies gave team India great momentum for the upcoming ODI series. The 1st match of the ODI series will be played at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai from 1:30 pm (IST) on March 17, 2023.
India won the toss and decided to bowl first. Australia score 5\1.
Hardik Pandya will be leading the Indian side in the first match, as Rohit Sharma is not available due to some family commitment. And on the other side, Steve smith will be the captain of the Australian team, as Pat Cummins will be out due to a family emergency.
It will be a tough and competitive match as Australia will look for revenge on the test series, and India, the number 1 ODI team, will play to maintain its reputation. It will be a three-match series; the 2nd and 3rd matches will be at Vishakhapatnam and Chennai, respectively.
TV telecast and live streaming info
Star Sports to broadcast live coverage of the ODI series matches and live stream in India and its subcontinent on Disney + Hotstar digital platform (Website, App) with a premium subscription.
Battle lines are drawn, pitches are ready, and the fans are roaring with excitement!🔥
Get ready for an epic game as the #MenInBlue take on the 🦘s.🎉
Tune-in to the 1st Mastercard #INDvAUS ODI | Today | 12:30 PM onwards | Star Sports Network & Disney+Hotstar pic.twitter.com/OcdqACiPge
— Star Sports (@StarSportsIndia) March 17, 2023
Fox Sports has acquired exclusive media rights for the tournament; they will telecast all matches in Australia on Fox Sports while viewers can also watch online on Foxtel Sports’ digital platform.
Kayo Sports will live stream matches in Australia, a new digital platform in Australia to watch cricket matches online. The Foxtel App is the better option if you already have a TV subscription, while Foxtel Now is the way to go if you only want to stream Foxtel channels.
Cricket viewers in Singapore can watch India vs Australia series on Dinsey+Hotstar.
Pitch and conditions
The Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai is set to host the 1st ODI between the two cricketing giants. The pitch is known to be a batting paradise, which means we can expect a high-scoring encounter.