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IND vs AUS 1st ODI: Shami Dismissed Mitchell Marsh in the 4th Delivery

Shami Dismissed Mitchell Marsh in the 4th Delivery: The much-awaited India vs Australia clash begins on a positive note for the Indian cricket team right after Mohammed Shami dismissed Mitchell Marsh in the 4th delivery of the game.

Shami Dismissed Mitchell Marsh in the 4th Delivery

The Australia tour of India 2023 will be played in two sets and the ODI series will be played before the Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023. The 5-match T20I series of the Australia tour of India 2023 will resume after the World Cup 2023 completion.

The 3-match ODI series will lay a foundation for team India in their preparation for the ODI World Cup 2023.

The first game of the Australia tour of India 2023 will begin with an ODI game on September 22 at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali. Prior to the game, Indian head coach Rahul Dravid opens on Ashwin-Iyer’s comeback for Australia ODIs.

Winning the toss India decided to bowl first where Indian senior pacer Mohammed Shami opened the bowling attack while Mitchell Marsh and David Warner opened the game for Australia.

Mitch Marsh who was at the striker’s end struck a boundary off the second delivery and showed his aggressiveness but on the next even delivery, Shami dismissed Marsh.

Before the delivery, the 2nd slip had just been removed while the 1st slip remained in his position. Shami bowled a good-length delivery on middle which Marsh tried to defend. The ball edged and was taken by Shubman Gill at 1st slip.

Following the dismissal, Steve Smith gets in the create and decides to play a steady game with Warner. As of now, Australia scored 9 runs for 1 wicket at the end of 3 overs.

Mitchell Marsh’s recent ODI performances:

  • 4 (Today)
  • 71
  • 6
  • 29
  • 0
  • 17

Losing the toss, Australian captain Pat Cummins said “Good to be back, it’s been a while since I’ve been back here. Mitchell Starc and Glenn Maxwell are not quite ready. Would’ve bowled first as well but don’t really mind. It’s nice and sunny out here. Warner and Marsh will open the batting. Smith, Marnus and Inglis to follow”. 

On the other hand, Indian stand-in Captain KL Rahul said “We’ll bowl first. Historically a good chasing ground, that’s about it. There are a few boxes that we need to tick and the boxes that we’ve ticked we need to keep doing it better. One more challenge, the best team in the world so good to play against them. They are a very competitive team so we’ve enjoyed playing against them. It’s always a great challenge”. 

Australia Playing XI

David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Steven Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Cameron Green, Josh Inglis(w), Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Short, Pat Cummins(c), Sean Abbott, Adam Zampa

India Playing XI

Shubman Gill, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul(w/c), Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami

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