World Cup 2019 — India vs Australia: Here's India's likely Playing XI

First Published 8, Jun 2019, 11:48 AM IST

London: It is a big battle between two favourites at The Oval in London as India lock horns with Australia in the ICC World Cup 2019 on Sunday (June 9). India won their opening game against South Africa while Australia have been unbeaten in their two contests so far. Both India and Australia are evenly matches. An exciting contest is on the cards. However, inclement weather could upset all the plans. Here is India’s likely playing 11.

Rohit Sharma is in form after scoring his 23rd ODI ton, against South Africa in India's opening game at World Cup 2019

Rohit Sharma is in form after scoring his 23rd ODI ton, against South Africa in India's opening game at World Cup 2019

Though there are concerns over Shikhar Dhawan's form, he will be retained

Though there are concerns over Shikhar Dhawan's form, he will be retained

Captain Virat Kohli will be key for India's chances against Australia

Captain Virat Kohli will be key for India's chances against Australia

KL Rahul will again bat at number four after doing well against South Africa

KL Rahul will again bat at number four after doing well against South Africa

MS Dhoni is likely to come in at number five

MS Dhoni is likely to come in at number five

Kedar Jadhav will be keen to contribute with both bat and ball

Kedar Jadhav will be keen to contribute with both bat and ball

Haridk Pandya's big hits will be needed for India

Haridk Pandya's big hits will be needed for India

Mohammed Shami could replace Bhuvneshwar Kumar in the playing 11

Mohammed Shami could replace Bhuvneshwar Kumar in the playing 11

Yuzvendra Chahal took four wickets against South Africa. His 10 overs will be crucial

Yuzvendra Chahal took four wickets against South Africa. His 10 overs will be crucial

Kuldeep Yadav has rediscovered his form

Kuldeep Yadav has rediscovered his form

Jasprit Bumrah was outstanding against South Africa. Watch out for him. Australian batsmen will be wary of the right-arm fast bowler

Jasprit Bumrah was outstanding against South Africa. Watch out for him. Australian batsmen will be wary of the right-arm fast bowler

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