India made some unmissable changes in their batting combination with Virat Kohli pushing himself down to number four to accommodate specialist openers Shikhar Dhawan (74 off 91) and KL Rahul (47 off 61) in the playing eleven.
During the first ODI of the ongoing Australia's tour of India in Mumbai, India opening batsman Lokesh Rahul was made the incumbent wicket-keeper after regular glovesman Rishabh Pant was hit on the helmet in the first innings.
Indian opener Rohit Sharma was named the ODI cricketer of the year while captain Virat Kohli bagged the Spirit of Cricket award for his gesture to stop fans from booing Australia´s Steve Smith during a World Cup match.
"Because of the way KL Rahul has been batting, we have tried to fit him in the batting line-up".
Australia captain Aaron Finch won the toss and chose to field in the first one-day global against India on Tuesday.
Warner became the fastest Australian to 5000 one-day global runs, and the fourth fastest worldwide.
"All in all, it's about giving some guys opportunities and you'll never know if this works or not if you don't try". People need not panic for just this one game. "We played well against West Indies before".
It marked just the fifth time Australia's two openers have scored centuries in the same innings of a one-day global.
'We feed off each other very well. "Normally 24 hours is the time to keep someone who has suffered concussion under observation." the source was quoted as saying by Times of India. "We were a bit unlucky as well, like a few top edges went here and there, they didn't go in the hand, but they played well". "3" class="local_link" target="_blank">most of the promotion by cracking a 30-ball 54.
Australia sent an ominous warning to world cricket after David Warner and Aaron Finch's obliteration of India delivered a 10-wicket win and their biggest ever ODI victory over the hosts.
"See, it is more to give players [game-time], like how Sanju Samson came in today (at No. 3), then Shreyas [in Indore], so they can get more time in the middle, because it is totally different feel when you are batting in the match and having more overs and so that was the reason today", Dhawan had explained after India clinched the series 2-0 against Sri Lanka in Pune.
"Even Manish Pandey went up [the order]". There are days as a batsmen when they are not going to fielders but going in the gaps.