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Team India is playing 13th bilateral ODI series in the captaincy of Virat
India, led by Kohli, has won 11 bilateral one-day series so far
Sports desk The third match of the five-match series between India and Australia will be played on Friday at Ranchi's Jharkhand State Cricket Association International Stadium. Team India are ahead of both the two ODIs, ahead of the series 2-0. In such a scenario, his victory will be on making an unbeatable lead in the series by winning the third ODI. If Team India beat Australia in this match, it will win its fourth consecutive ODI series.
Not only that, India will win 7th ODI series on home ground. The Indian team lost the ODI series in October 2015 for the last time on the home ground. Then in the series of five one-dayers, South Africa had won 3-2 against India. Since then Team India played 6 ODI series on home ground and won all
Team India's ODI series success rate in the last two years is 90%
Team India has played 10 ODI series so far in the last two years. Of these, he has won nine. The Indian team has not lost one ODI series so far this year. If he wins in Ranchi, it will be his third consecutive ODI victory this year. Team India is playing 13th bilateral ODI series under Virat. Of the 12 series played so far, the Indian team has won 11.
Dhoni has the chance to become the sixth Indian to have 17 thousand international runs
Team India's former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni can become the sixth Indian batsman to score 17,000 international runs in this match. At present, his Test, ODI and T-20 is a total of 16967 runs. If they score 33 against Australia, then they will have 17,000 runs. Dhoni has so far scored 4876 runs in Tests, 10474 in ODIs and 1617 runs in T20.
Dhoni's ODI 50+ average
Prior to Dhoni, Sachin Tendulkar (34357), Rahul Dravid (24208), Virat Kohli (19453), Sourav Ganguly (18575) and Virender Sehwag (17253) have done their names this achievement. Dhoni has played 528 international matches so far. His name is 16 centuries and 106 half-centuries. His ODI average is more than 50 average. He played an innings of 59 not out in the first ODI of this series. However, in the second they were out on zero.
Team India's ODI rate is 50% in Ranchi
Team India has played 4 ODIs so far in Ranchi. Of these, he has won two and one is lost. The result of one ODI did not come out. He played the last ODI on 26 October 2016. New Zealand beat Team India by 19 runs in that match. Overall, here he played his last match in T20 format on 7 October 2017. Then the Indian team defeated Australia by 9 wickets.
Dhawan's form worrying
Talking about this series, due to the poor form of Shikhar Dhawan, there is an impact on India's onset. He has been able to get only two half-centuries in the last 15 ODIs. However, India, who won the first two ODIs, rarely make any changes in this match, but being out of form before the World Cup is a matter of concern for Team India and Dhawan itself, so in the best effort to return the form in this match Will be there.
The two teams are as follows:
India: Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, Vijay Shankar, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Kuldeep Yadav, Jaspreet Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuswendra Chahal, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar and Rishabh Pant.
Australia: Aron Finch (Captain), Usman Khawaja, Peter Handscomb, Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Mark Stones, Ashton Turner, Zahe Richardson, Adam Jumpa, Andrew Tie, Pat Cummins, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Alex Carrie, Nathan Lyon, and Jason Behrendorff .