Indore. The second match of the three-match ODI series between India and Australia will be played on Sunday 24 September at Holkar Stadium, Indore. Let us tell you that after 6 years, both the teams will face each other in an ODI match on this ground of Indore. Exactly 6 years ago on 24 September 2017, both the teams faced each other here. Seeing the results and statistics of that match, the problems of the Kangaroo team may increase. This is more so when Team India is ahead with a 1-0 lead in the series. This team, which will enter Indore under the captaincy of KL Rahul, will have its eyes on winning the series.
The only ODI match between India and Australia was played on 24 September 2017 in Indore. In that match, the Kangaroo team under the captaincy of Steve Smith had scored 293 runs. Aaron Finch played a brilliant century inning of 124 runs. In reply, the Indian team achieved the target of 294 runs by losing 5 wickets in just 47.5 overs. For India, Ajinkya Rahane played excellent innings of 70 runs, Rohit Sharma scored 71 runs and Hardik Pandya played 78 runs. Now once again both the teams will be face to face here. The result of this match will definitely be on the minds of the Australian team.
Another special thing about this ground is that Team India has never lost since playing the first ODI here in 2006. Since then, India has played a total of 6 ODI matches here and has won all of them. The last time the Indian team played an ODI against New Zealand in Indore was in January this year, where it won by 90 runs. Apart from this, Team India has defeated England twice here and has defeated South Africa, West Indies, Australia and New Zealand once each on this ground. The Indian team would like to maintain its victory here with a win against Australia on Sunday, 24 September 2023.
In the first ODI match of this series which was played in Mohali on Friday, Team India registered a spectacular victory by 5 wickets. In this victory, bowler Mohammed Shami made a great contribution for Team India by taking 5 wickets. Whereas in batting, half-century innings of Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, KL Rahul and Suryakumar Yadav played an important role. Playing first, the Australian team scored 276 runs in 50 overs, losing all 10 wickets. In reply, India achieved this by losing 5 wickets in 48.4 overs and won by five wickets.
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