The upcoming ODI-T20 series is scheduled to be played between India and Australia. In this series, a total of 7 ODI matches will be played along with a T20 match. This series is very important with Australia’s perspective as they will want to win this series and become the top team in the ODI ICC ranking. This is the reason that selectors have paid special attention towards selecting the right players who are experienced and familiar with the environment of India. The ODI-T20 series will be starting on 10th October 2013 and will end around 2nd November 2013. Hence the cricket fans can enjoy the best series as Australia is definitely a tough competitor and the Indians will surely have to put their best efforts to win the ODI and T20 matches.
A number of changes have been introduced in the team with Michael Clark being the captain and George Barley as the vice captain. Even the new coach Steve Rivon has been selected so that the team could come forward with more enthusiasm and a new hope to win the series. Apart from the above changes, even the combination of the team has been changed keeping in mind the Indian pitches and their game skills. The selectors have chosen players like Brad Haddin, Glenn Maxwell, Aaron Finch and Watson who has already played a number of matches in India and are well versed with the cricket trends. This will prove useful for the team players and they will be able to cope with the tough situations as well. As the team players are confident and full of zeal, great performances can be expected and they have a great opportunity to become the top team in ICC rankings.
The ODI-T20 series will start with the T20 match that will be played on 10th October 2013 at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot. As per the schedule, the match will start sharp at 19:00 local | 13:30 GMT. Both the teams will be looking forward to win this match by putting their best efforts.
In total 7 ODI matches have to be played in this series. The first ODI match will be played on 13th October at Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium, Pune followed by other matches to be played on 16th October, 19th October, 23rd October, 26th October, 30th October and 2nd November at the various venues.
More information about the schedule can be obtained from the internet where you will get complete news regarding the series which is about to start soon. As this series is very important for the Australians, therefore they will leave no stone unturned but try their level best to give a tough fight to the Indians. Even team India and its players will work hard and focus on every match. Hence there will be lots of excitement that you will come across during the series. So just have patience and wait until the series begins. Hope the matches are entertaining and full of excellent performances.