India will combat hosts Australia within the third ODI of the three-match series, within the India’s Tour of Australia 2020-21. The third ODI are going to be played on Wednesday December 2, at the Manuka Oval in Canberra.
Hosts Australia have already clinched the ODI series taking a 2-0 lead of the three-match series against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). They will now aim to win the third and final ODI to register a whitewash against the visitors once they clash at the Manuka Oval in Canberra.
The upcoming third ODI between the visitors and therefore the hosts are going to be the second ODI fixture in Canberra. India lost by 25 runs during a high-scoring game during their 2015-16 tour down under. Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan have scored 100 each therein game. Moving on, the duo will need to put up an identical effort to win within the match.
However, which will be an uphill task as Australia haven’t lost one ODI and have a one hundred percent win record in Canberra.
Third ODI: Canberra Weather Forecast
It will be a bright sunny day within the capital city on the day of the match. The maximum temperature goes to be around 25 degrees Celsius and a minimum can go up to 11 degrees Celsius. There is no probability of rain, humidity level to be around 43 percent and 24 kmph wind conditions.
Third ODI: Canberra Pitch Report
The pitch at the Manuka Oval may be a haven for batsmen and it offers some help to both spinners and pacers. The last seven games played here have all been won by the team batting first, with six of them while defending 320 plus totals. Thus, both skippers would prefer to bat first after winning the toss.
The Manuka Oval has hosted nine ODIs thus far and therefore the last ODI match played here was in 2016. In the last ODI played here between Australia and New Zealand, David Warner’s hundred helped the house side to win the match by 116 runs.
India vs Australia ODI Series Match 3, December 2 at 9.10am IST, Manuka Oval, Canberra
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