Australia vs India, 2nd ONE-DAY Match Prediction2020-11-30
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia
Can India manage to come back strongly to remain in the series for the deciding last match?
We predict that Australia will come victorious against India.
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This is the 2nd ODI from the series which will be played at Sydney Cricket Ground on 29th November. This D/N match will be crucial for team India since they have lost the first one on the same ground. The match is also important for Australia to claim their first series win this summer.
Indian bowlers will be searching for their form to restrict team Australia in their backyard. Australia managed to score 110 runs in the last 10 overs in the first match at Sydney, hence death overs remain a concern for team India and they will be looking to manage that in this 2nd ODI.
On the other side, team Australia were in great form in the first match and they are looking to continue that momentum in this 2nd match also. For Australia, openers Aaron Finch, David Warner with Steve Smith in the middle order are the players to watch out for while team India’s Shikhar Dhawan in batting and Mohammed Shami in the bowling will be the key players for this 2nd match at Sydney.
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Australia had shown brilliant teamwork at Sydney in the first ODI. They are looking forward to continuing that in the 2nd match at the same venue. Australia’s batting lineup is looking very strong and they had proved that in the first encounter. Opening pair, Aron Finch and David Warner both had played some classic shots and managed to give a superb 156 runs stand for the first wicket.
Aron Finch completed his ton and scored 114 runs from 124 balls. In the middle order, Steve Smith played a superb quick knock and became 3rd Australian batsman in the list of fastest to score a hundred, He scored 105 runs from only 66 balls at a strike rate of 159.09, Glen Maxwell supported him with a quick knock of 45 in 19 balls only which helped team to finish on 374 in 50 overs.
In the bowling unit, Josh Hazlewood delivered a wonderful economic spell to stuck down India’s top-order batting. He took 3 wickets for 55 runs in his spell of 10 overs. Adam Zampa and Marcus Stoinis also delivered economic spells to restrict team India in the middle overs. Adam Zampa took 4 wickets for 54 runs in 10 overs with an economy of 5.40. Team Australia is looking like a perfect unit in all departments and they will be going to show that teamwork in the 2nd match of the series also.
Key players: David Warner, Steve Smith, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood.
Aaron Finch, Marnus Labuschagne, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Alex Carey, Moises Henriques, Glenn Maxwell, Josh Hazlewood, Steven Smith, David Warner, Adam Zampa
In the first ODI, India’s openers gave a quick start for the team and managed to score 50 runs in the first 4 overs only while chasing the target of 375 runs. But India’s middle-order collapsed against the Aussies’ pace attack in a quick time. Later on, Hardik Pandya took responsibility with Shikhar Dhawan and settled down the inning to put some runs on the board. Shikhar Dhawan delivered a well set steady knock of 74 runs from 86 balls. To help him in the middle order Hardik Pandya scored a quick fifty and then managed to strike the ball all around the ground. He scored 90 runs from 76 balls only at a strike rate of 118.42.
In the bowling unit, only Mohammed Shami managed to restrict Australia’s batting unit. He delivered a brilliant economical spell and took 3 wickets for 59 runs in 10 overs. He also managed to break Australia’s opening wicket stand of 156 runs. To help him, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, and Navdeep Saini had taken 1 wicket each but remained costly in their spells.
Fielding remains the main concern for the team India in the 1st ODI at Sydney. The 2-3 early chances of Australia’s top-order batsmen had missed by the Indian fielders which cost them to chase for a huge total of 375 runs. They will be looking to overcome these issues and to register a win in the 2nd ODI.
Key players: Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami
YS Chahal, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Lokesh Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, NA Saini, Mayank Agarwal, Virat Kohli, Mohammed Shami
|Hr||Temp||Rain||W. speed||W. direction||Clouds|
|00h||36||0 mm.||11.39 k/h||From: WNW||34%|
|03h||37||0 mm.||10.52 k/h||From: WNW||76%|
|06h||33||0 mm.||5.43 k/h||From: SSW||89%|
|09h||21||0 mm.||9.5 k/h||From: SSE||99%|
|12h||20||0 mm.||8.31 k/h||From: SSE||76%|
|15h||19||0 mm.||6.89 k/h||From: S||23%|
|18h||18||0 mm.||5.57 k/h||From: SSE||25%|
|21h||19||0 mm.||3.88 k/h||From: SSE||91%|
The weather will be cloudy and there is no chance of precipitation on the match day. Average temperature ranging from a high of 36°C to a low of 26°C.
The 2nd D/N match from the series match is going to play at Sydney Cricket Ground, The first match from this series was a high scoring match at this venue and by looking at the batting orders of both the teams, 2nd match also may turn into a high scoring thriller.
In the last 6 ODI encounters at this ground, the pitch offers a huge advantage for the batsmen and the team batting first has won all the 6 matches played at the ground. The team who will bat first needs to put a high score on the board to restrict it.
The team winning the toss should look to bat first here.
Both sides have a power-packed lineup and both teams are going through good form. By looking at the form in the first match of the series, Australia’s batting lineup is looking slightly better over India which may help them to clinch this match, making 2-0 in the series. Also, the Australian bowling department seems better equipped than the Indian counterpart.
We predict that Australia will come victorious against India.
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