Ready to win Big in Dream 11? Check out WeKnowCricket’s India Vs Australia T20 Dream 11 Team and Prediction!
Welcome to WeknowCricket’s India Vs Australia dream11 prediction and match preview for the upcoming Australia tour of India. The st T20 between India and Australia will be played on 24th February, Sunday at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam.
These dream 11/Halaplay/My Team 11 fantasy league picks are based on various factors such as player performance, team momentum, form, pitch report, ground stats and most importantly, our experience of spending hours and hours in front of the Television watching and analyzing each and every cricket match! Ready to win big in Dream 11? Let’s go!
India Vs Australia 1st T20 2019: Match Preview
After having a phenomenal time down under. It’s time for Australia to come visit the foe. India’s Australia tour, which ended up last month, saw some really close and nail-biting matches, with the 3 match T20 series ending in a draw (1-1), the 4 match test series ending with India winning 2-1, and the 3 match ODI series also won by India 2-1. Australia would certainly be looking to even things out when they play their match on Sunday. 24th February.
However, it certainly won’t be easy. India is riding high on morale and confidence as they wrapped up their Newzealand tour on a high note. India thrashed NewZealand in the ODI’s by beating them 4-1. However, NewZealand got the better of team India as they beat India 2-1 in the T20s. Team India, especially their bowling, has definitely improved over the past few years and with King Kohli returning to captain the side, it’s not going to be easy for Australia to get a victory on India’s home soil.
The India vs Australia 1st T20 international starts at 7:00 PM local time. The game will be live on Sony SIX and Sony SIX HD. Streaming available on Sony Liv.
India Vs Australia: Head to Head
Out of the total 18 T20Is between India and Australia since 2007, India has won 11 while 6 matches were won by Team Australia. Only a single match saw no result.
India Vs Australia 1st T20 2019: Pitch Report
Since 2010, the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium has seen 12 T20 matches. The average first innings score at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium is 151. The ground is supposed to have a slow wicket.
India Vs Australia: Playing 11 and Team News
BCCI announced the team for the T20I series against Australia on Friday, February 15. Skipper Virat Kohli returns to the side after being rested for the T20I series against New Zealand last month. Pace gun Jasprit Bumrah also returns from his break along with KL Rahul who was dropped because of the Koffee With Karan controversy! With his solid performance from the bat during India’s NewZealand tour, Vijay Shankar is likely to get a place in the squad. along with Krunal Pandya.
Indian team for India vs Australia 1st T20I: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (c), Rishabh Pant, MS Dhoni, Dinesh Karthik, Krunal Pandya, Vijay Shankar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav.
Breaking News: Hardik Pandya is out due to a back injury
The second leading run scorer of the Big Bash League’s 2019 season D’Arcy Short gets a place in the squad. However, Short was not able to live up to his name when he visited India during last year’s IPL as struggled to play on turning tracks of India. Kane Richardson is also making a comeback in the squad after a splendid performance in the Big Bash League 2018/19, where he was the leading wicket-taker of the tournament. Aaron Finch will be captaining the side.
Australia will also be missing the services of Mitchell Starc who is suffering from a pectoral injury and has been ruled out of the entire tour. Pacers Billy Stanlake and Peter Siddle will also miss out, along with the Marsh brothers- Shaun Marsh and Mitch Marsh.
Australian team for India vs Australia T20 series 2019: Aaron Finch (c), Pat Cummins, Alex Carey, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Peter Handscomb, Usman Khawaja, Nathan Lyon, Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson, Marcus Stoinis, Ashton Turner, Adam Zampa, D’Arcy Short.
India Vs Australia T20 Dream 11 Team and Tips:
Now that we have everything covered, let’s dive into India vs Australia t20 dream 11 team predictions and suggestions:
Wicket-keeper: MS Dhoni has to be the pick from the two teams. Even though Alex Carey has performed well in the Big Bash and during India tour of Australia early this year, Dhoni is a safe pick in the subcontinent.
Batsmen: Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma are a must have. Ashton Turner and Peter Handscomb are good players of spin and should be picked.
All-rounders: Plenty of choices available in the All-rounders department. Marcus Stoinis is in great form with both Bat and Ball, along with Glenn Maxwell. Vijay Shankar has promoted up the order during India vs NewZealand T20I and made a solid contribution. Krunal Pandya too chipped in with both Bat and Ball. In short, you can’t really go wrong with any of the combinations.
Bowlers: Jaspreet Bumrah and Kane Richardson have to be the pick of the bowlers. Pat Cummins and Jhye Richardson are also viable options. In the spin department, Zampa and Y Chahal are both solid picks.
Captain: With the kind of form he is in, Virat Kohli makes the obvious choice. Alternatively, you can pick between Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell. For Vice Captain, Rohit Sharma and Usman Khawaja are solid contenders.
India Vs Australia Dream 11 Team Suggestion #1:
Dhoni (wk), D. Short, Aaron Finch, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Usman Khawaja, Marcus Stoinis, K. Pandya, Jaspreet Bumrah, Umesh Yadav, Kane Richardson.
Captain: V. Kohli, Vice Captain: M. Stoinis
India Vs Australia Dream 11 Team Suggestion #2:
Alex Carey, D. Short, A. Turner, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, S. Dhawan, Usman Khawaja, Marcus Stoinis, G. Maxwell, K. Pandya, Jaspreet Bumrah, Umesh Yadav, Kane Richardson.
Captain: Rohit Sharma, Vice Captain: Glenn Maxwell
India is expected to clinch the first T20 due to a better batting lineup and an inform bowling attack.
*Disclaimer: The India Vs Australia T20 Dream 11 Team and Predictions are based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. Feel free to take a look at the suggestions but make the final decisions yourself.