Icc world cup 2023: India vs Australia, Australia Chooses to Bat, Ishan Kishan Opens for India Without Shubman Gill

India vs Australia ,Australia won Toss and Bat First

Australia captain Pat Cummins won the toss and elected to bat first against Rohit Sharma’s India in their first ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 match at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Sunday.

Australia made three changes to their side from the warm-up games, with Sean Abbott, Josh Inglis, and Marcus Stoinis all missing out. Travis Head was also unavailable due to injury.

In their place, Australia brought in David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, and Cameron Green. Warner will open the batting with David Warner, while Marsh will bat at number three. Green will slot in at number six, behind Glenn Maxwell.

India vs Australia , Shubman Gill Replace

India also made one change to their side, with Ishan Kishan coming in to replace the injured Shubman Gill. Kishan will open the batting with Rohit Sharma.

India’s batting line-up is one of the strongest in the tournament, with Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, and KL Rahul all in excellent form. However, they will be wary of Australia’s bowling attack, which is led by Cummins and Mitchell Starc.

Australia’s batting line-up is also strong, with Warner, Smith, and Labuschagne all world-class players. However, they will need to get off to a good start against India’s spin attack, which is led by Ravichandran Ashwin.

The match is expected to be a close contest, with both teams evenly matched. India will be hoping to start their World Cup campaign with a win, while Australia will be looking to avenge their defeat to India in the final of the last World Cup.

Read more: India captain Rohit Sharma hopeful of Shubman Gill’s recovery

India vs Australia, playing XIs


  1. David Warner
  2. Mitchell Marsh
  3. Steven Smith
  4. Marnus Labuschagne
  5. Cameron Green
  6. Glenn Maxwell
  7. Alex Carey (wk)
  8. Pat Cummins (c)
  9. Mitchell Starc
  10. Josh Hazlewood
  11. Adam Zampa


  1. Rohit Sharma (c)
  2. Ishan Kishan
  3. Virat Kohli
  4. Shreyas Iyer
  5. KL Rahul (wk)
  6. Hardik Pandya
  7. Ravindra Jadeja
  8. Ravichandran Ashwin
  9. Kuldeep Yadav
  10. Jasprit Bumrah
  11. Mohammed Siraj

Australia vs India , cricket world cup

The match between Australia and India is always a highly anticipated one, and the two teams are evenly matched heading into this World Cup clash.

Australia will be looking to their experienced players in Warner, Smith, and Labuschagne to provide a solid foundation in the batting order. They will also be hoping that their bowlers can make early inroads into the Indian batting line-up.

India will be hoping that their top order of Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan, and Virat Kohli can get off to a good start. They will also be looking for their spinners to play a key role in containing the Australian batsmen.

The match is expected to be a close contest, and both teams will be looking to start their World Cup campaign on a winning note.

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