Watch India vs Australia ODI series live and free
Following a dominant, undefeated home summer, Australia now head to India for a 3-match ODI series. Here's how to watch India vs Australia live and free.
Update: Here's our full preview for India vs Australia 2nd ODI.
The traditional Australian summer couldn't have gone any better for the home side. Australia won all five of their Tests. Tim Paine's men beat Pakistan 2-0 and followed up with a 3-0 sweep of New Zealand.
That was after Australia won 5 from 6 in the T20Is against Pakistan and Sri Lanka: it was only the rain that prevented another clean sweep. Now the one-day squad swings into action with a date with India. Virat Kohli's one-day line-up are number two in the current rankings, behind only world champions England.
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The Aussies are ranked number four and are taking a squad to India mixed with experience and potential, though India are a different challenge, especially at home.
When is the India vs Australia ODI series?
The first ODI between India and Australia is at 7pm AEDT on Tuesday 14 January. It'll be played at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
Matches 2 and 3 in the series also commence at the same time, in Rajkot on Friday 17 January and Bengaluru on Sunday 19 January.
How to watch India vs Australia ODI series
We have put together a full guide on how to watch and stream live cricket, which you can see here. This series is not on free-to-air television. Your options are Kayo Sports, Foxtel or Foxtel Now. Read on to find out more about what Kayo has to offer.
How to watch the India vs Australia ODI series on Kayo Sports
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India vs Australia ODI schedule
- Game 1 – India vs Australia, Tuesday 14 January, 7pm AEDT, Mumbai
- Game 2 – India vs Australia, Friday 17 January, 7pm AEDT, Rajkot
- Game 3 – India vs Australia, Sunday 19 January, 7pm AEDT, Bengaluru
India vs Australia ODI squads
India: Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami
Australia: Aaron Finch (c), Ashton Agar, Alex Carey (vc & wk), Pat Cummins (vc), Peter Handscomb, Josh Hazlewood, Marnus Labuschagne, Kane Richardson, D'Arcy Short, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Ashton Turner, David Warner, Adam Zampa
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Who will win India vs Australia ODI series?
As is typically the case, India will be favoured to win this series on home soil. With such unique conditions on the subcontinent, the Indians have their noses in front before a ball is bowled.
In Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah and Shikhar Dhawan, to name a few, India have some of the most damaging players in the one-day arena. Kohli and Sharma are ranked as the two best batsmen in the limited-overs format. Then Bumrah sports the accolade of the number one ODI bowler.
But the Australians won't roll over and let India take the series. Particularly in the one-day game, the Aussies have a knack of producing their best away from home, often when it's not expected.
They are taking a side full of experience to India, while players like Marnus Labuschagne, D'Arcy Short and Adam Zampa could reinforce their positions in the coloured clothing.
We're not prepared to tip against India at home, but it could be tighter than some expect. It was just a few weeks ago on home soil that India just sneaked in an ODI series win against the lowly West Indies.
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