India made four changes, Rahul joins team after six months
Lokesh Rahul played the last ODI for Team India in September 2018
If Team India is victorious in this match, then as captain Virat will be the 50th winner
Sports desk India decided to bat after winning the toss in the fourth match of the five-ODI series against Australia. Indian Openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan are on the crease. Earlier, captain Virat Kohli made four changes in the team. Ambati Rayudu, Mohammed Shami, Ravindra Jadeja and Mahendra Singh Dhoni are out of the team. Dhoni has been rested. Rishabh Pant will take wicketkeeping in his place. Yuswendra Chahal, Lokesh Rahul and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar have a comeback. On the other hand, Australia made two changes, replacing Marcus Stones with Ashton Turner and Nathan Lyon in place of Jason Behrendorf.
Rahul TV Chat Show was included in the final eleven for the first time after the controversy. He had played against the Afghanistan during the Asia Cup in September 2018. Rahul and Hardik Pandya were suspended after doing objectionable comments on women in Karan Johar's show 'Coffee With Karan'. However, the suspension was lifted later on both sides.
Both teams are as follows
India: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Kedar Jadhav, Rishabh Pant, Jaspreet Bumrah, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Yuswendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Vijay Shankar
Australia: Aaron Finch (Captain), Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Glenn Maxwell, Ashton Turner, Alex Kerry, Zahe Richardson, Pat Cummins, Jason Behrendorf, Adam Jampa
India win the toss and elect to BAT #INDvAUS pic.twitter.com/paGUzOQ4cb
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India can win 50th match in the captaincy of Kohli
The Indian team is ahead in the series 2-1. In such a scenario, it will be on the winning side of the series by defeating Australia. If Team India wins this match then this one will also be available for captain Virat Kohli as well. Team India has played 66 ODIs so far under the leadership of Virat. Of these, it has won 49, while 15 is lost. A match is tie and a bintaje has been.