Australia's Aaron Finch (L) and teammate David Warner (R) celebrate after each scored a century (100 runs) during the first one day international (ODI)
Australia's Aaron Finch (L) and teammate David Warner (R) celebrate after each scored a century (100 runs) during the first one day international (ODI)
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Here are few records that could be broken today.

- Rohit Sharma is all set to become the 7th Indian to amass 9000 ODI runs. He has amassed 8944 runs until now.

- Kuldeep Yadav requires one wicket to reach 100 ODI wickets.

- David Warner could become the fastest Australian to reach 500 runs in ODIs. He is just 10 runs away from the record.

- Virat Kohli needs just one catch to surpass Rahul Dravid. Both of them are tied at 124 catches. While Dravid took 340 matches to reach this figure, Kohli did it in just 242 ODIs.

- Pat Cummins requires just four wickets for his 100 in ODIs. He has 86 wickets at the moment.

- Rohit Sharma could overtake Ricky Ponting in the list of most runs in India - Australia ODI matches. Ponting has 2164 runs, whereas, Sharma has 2037 runs. Sachin Tendulkar stands number 1 with 3077 runs.

- Virat Kohli could equal Sachin Tendulkar's record of most ODI hundreds in India - Australia matches. Tendulkar has 9 centuries, whereas Kohli has 8.

- Virat Kohli could also equal another record of Sachin Tendulkar. Sachin has 20 centuries at home in ODIs whereas Virat has 19 centuries.

Toss Update

Australia win toss and elect to bowl first

Playing XI

Australia: David Warner, Aaron Finch(c), Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith, Ashton Turner, Alex Carey(w), Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa

India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Virat Kohli(c), Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant(w), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah

As Virat Kohli said on Monday, KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan, both, feature in the starting XI. We could very well see Virat Kohli starting at the number four position today.

Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan start the game for India.

IND vs AUS: IND 8/0 (1)

Rohit Sharma: 8

Shikhar Dhawan: 0

Mitchell Starc: 0/8 (1)

CRR: 6.86

IND vs AUS: IND 13/1 (4.3)

OUT! Rohit Sharma (10 for 15) gets caught by David Warner. A simple catch towards mid-off.

IND vs AUS: IND 17/1 

Shikhar Dhawan: 1 (12)

KL Rahul: 4 (3)

Mitchell Starc: 1/13 (3)

CRR: 3.45

IND vs AUS: IND 19/1 (5.4)

Australia lose their review. It was taken against Shikhar Dhawan for an LBW appeal. Pat Cummins strongly appealed for it and the captain Aaron Finch had to bow down to his demand.

IND vs AUS: IND 38/1 (9.0)

KL Rahul: 6 (8)

Shikhar Dhawan: 20 (31)

Kane Richardson: 0/10 (2)

CRR: 4.18

KL Rahul comes in at the No. 3 position ahead of Virat Kohli. Shikhar Dhawan has slowly but steadily managed to ease the pressue off the Indian batting lineup after Rohit Sharma fell cheaply off a Mitchell Starc ball.

IND vs AUS: IND 59/1 (13.0)

Shikhar Dhawan: 36 (44)

KL Rahul: 11 (19)

Adam Zampa: 0/4 (1)

CRR: 4.62

Despite a nervy start, Shikhar Dhawan has played beautifully to strike up a partnership with KL Rahul. Rahul, meanwhile, has proved to be an able support to him. Both of them are playing steadlily. Dhawan has now completed 1000 ODI runs against Australia.

IND vs AUS: IND 90/1 (18.0)

Shikhar Dhawan: 46 (60)

KL Rahul: 30 (33)

Adam Zampa: 0/14 (3)

CRR: 5.02

Shikhar Dhawan closes in on his 28th half-century. He has been absolutely phenomenal today and has proved why he still deserves his place in the starting XI. KL Rahul too has played an equally important role.

IND vs AUS: 94/1 (19.1)

Shikhar Dhawan reaches his 28th century in ODIs. His beautiful knock consists of 8 boundaries. What a vital inning this has been for him! He should now concentrate on building his innings even more in order to cement his place in the squad.

IND vs AUS: IND 117/1 (24)

KL Rahul: 40 (49)

Shikhar Dhawan: 63 (80)

Adam Zampa: 0/31 (6)

CRR: 4.85

KL Rahul closes in on his sixth half-century. The 27-year-old has played second-fiddle to Shikhar Dhawan ever since coming onto the field. But his innings is of equal importance as he has maintained the run rate of the team.

IND vs AUS: IND 134/2 (27.1)

Australia pick up their second wicket and this time it's KL Rahul, who departs after playing a good game. He departs at 47, shortly missing out on his half century. Rahul comes down the wicket to Ashton Agar for a boundary, but mishits a shot straight towards the awaiting Steve Smith. Kohli walks in and the stadium roars.

IND vs AUS: IND 140/3 (28.5)

Shikhar Dhawan returns back to the pavilion after a wonderful inning of 74. He miscues a length ball by Pat Cummins and gifts a catch to the diving Ashton Agar. Good knock there by Dhawan. Shreyas Iyer comes in.

IND vs AUS: IND 170/5 (35.2)

Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer have now departed for the 'Men in Blue' putting the team well and truly in danger of finsihing with a low total. The Aussies will be delighted. Adam Zampa took the wicket of Virat Kohli for the sixth time proving to be a thorn in his path and Shreyas Iyer was Mitchell Starc's second victim of the day.

IND vs AUS: IND 195/5 (40)

Rishabh Pant: 14 (24)

Ravindra Jadeja: 22 (26)

Ashton Agar: 1/44 (9)

CRR: 4.86

After four wickets in 30 runs India were in a spot of bother after half the squad was back in the pavilion. But, since then, Ravindra Jadeja and Rishabh Pant have done well to calm down the nerves. From here on, India should atleast score a minimum of 50 runs to get to a respectable total against the Aussies.

IND vs AUS: IND 213/6 (42.1)

After playing a cameo innings, Ravindra Jadeja departs. Kane Richardon takes his first wicket if the match. The slower worked its magic as Jadrja misjudged the timing of the delivery as edged the ball back to Alex Carey. Kudos to Australia for stopping this partnership from taking a dangerous turn.

IND vs AUS: IND 229/8 (43.2)

Two wickets down. This time it is Rishabh Pant and Shardul Thakur. He departs after scoring 28 in 33 balls. Pat Cummins dismisses Pant to take his second of the day. Mitchell Starc clean bowls Thakur after the latter hit some promising boundaries.

IND vs AUS: IND 243/8 (48.1)

Mohammed Shami: 9 (12)

Kuldeep Yadav: 7 (11)

Kane Richardson: 1/43 (9)

CRR: 5.2

Tailenders Kuldeep Yadav and Mohammed Shami add finishing touches to India's score to ensure that they receive a reach a respectable score.

IND vs AUS: IND 255- all out (49.1)

India all-out for 255, Australia need 256 to win. After a good partnership between KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan, India's batting collapsed. WIth skipper Kohli going out cheaply, Rishabh Pant and Ravindra Jadeja did provide relief for India in between. But even they perished soon. The tailenders did their bit to help India reach a respectable score.

IND vs AUS: Aus 5/0 (1)

Aaron Finch: 4 (4)

David Warner: 1 (2)

Mohammed Shami: 0/5 (1)

Challenges lie ahead for both the teams as Australia and India face each other for a three-match ODI series. For the Aussies, the trio of Steve Smith, David Warner and Aaron Finch will face a stern test from the formidable Indian bowling attack. Meanwhile, Marnus Labuschagne will want to carry forward his Test form into the limited-overs format as this series marks his debut in the 50-overs format.

India, on the other hand, faces an opener dilemma. While one opener’s spot has been reserved by Rohit Sharma, the other spot will be contested by KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan. And while Virat Kohli has recently stated that he may play down the order in order to accommodate the both of them, it seems highly unlikel

Australia won by 10 wickets.

IND vs AUS: Aus 258/0 (37.4)

Aaron Finch: 110 (114)

David Warner: 128 (112)

Mohammed Shami: 0/58 (7.4)

IND vs AUS: Aus 249 (37)

Aaron Finch: 110 (114)

David Warner: 120 (108)

Ravindra Jadeja: 0/41 (8)

IND vs AUS: Aus (30)

Aaron Finch: 77 (82)

David Warner: 81 (68)

Kuldeep Yadav:

IND vs AUS: Aus 172/0 (25)

Aaron Finch: 77 (82)

David Warner: 81 (68)

Ravindra Jadeja: 0/26 (4)

IND vs AUS: Aus 138/0 (20)

Aaron Finch: 41 (30)

David Warner: 37 (30)

Ravindra Jadeja: 0/20 (3)

IND vs AUS: Aus 115/0 (16)

Aaron Finch: 50 (52)

David Warner: 53 (44)

Jasprit Bumrah: 0/31 (5)

IND vs AUS: Aus 84/0 (10)

Aaron Finch: 41 (30)

David Warner: 37 (30)

Shardul Thakur: 0/32 (3)

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