Dhoni, who along with wife Sakshi, hosted the Indian team for dinner on Wednesday evening, has been the toast of the state ever since he made his ODI debut way back in In the last three ties, India have won one, lost one and rain washed the third match. Dhoni has batted only twice in Ranchi in which he has scored 10 not out vs England on October 23 of and 11 vs New Zealand on October 26 of
Virat Kohli won the toss and decided to bowl first. India is leading the five-match ODI series after winning a thriller of a contest in Nagpur on Tuesday.
Captain Virat Kohli's 40th ODI century secured India's th win in the format while also put them on the edge of another series win against Australia.
The television coverage of the game will start at PM. Hotstar will stream the match live on their app and website.
Fox Sports and Seven Network will broadcast the matches of this series in Australia. According to the Cricbuzz report, India may look to try Vijay Shankar at no.
Bhuvaneswar Kumar might just come back in to give Mohammad Shami a little rest as he has featured in almost all the matches since the Australian tour. Apart from these two changes, India may not make any more changes as the side looks to build upon their recent success and seal the series against the under pressure Australian side.
His inclusion has surely pushed Marcus Stoinis down the order but the all-rounder has been a good finisher for the side. According to the Cricbuzz report, the pitch could help the spinners as a dry surface can be anticipated in Ranchi.
Overall, run-scoring won't be a problem as it has proved in the past that the pitch has a lot of offer for the batsmen. Don't miss our page on Facebook!