India vs Australia 1st ODI of the three match series is scheduled to be played at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai from 1:30 PM onwards. The match will stream live on Star Sports and Disney+ Hotstar in India. The Australian team fought back in the recently completed Test series but could not get the desired result. They will be eager to win this match and start the ODI series on a positive note. Here we have covered the full India vs Australia 1st ODI Wankhede Stadium pitch report, avg score, highest total and more.
India vs Australia 1st ODI Pitch Report Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
The wicket at the Wankhede Stadium offers help for both the pacers and spinners. Close proximity to the Arabian sea helps the swing bowlers considerably, especially during the first few overs of an ODI. Although the new ball does a bit in limited-overs cricket, the pitch tends to ease out and favour batsmen as the innings progresses. The venue is a high scoring ground and whichever team wins the toss should opt to bat second as the dew at Wankhede Stadium helps the team chasing.
India vs Australia 1st ODI Wankhede Stadium Avg Score
The average first innings score at Wankhede Stadium is just 240 runs while the average second innings score is just 201 runs. However, these totals do not reflect the current ground reality as the pitch at Wankhede Stadium has completely transformed over the past few years. The 1st match between India and Australia is going to be a high-scoring encounter.
India vs Australia 1st ODI Wankhede Stadium Highest and Lowest Total
The highest total at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai is 438 runs in ODI. The total was achieved by South Africa against India. On the other hand, the lowest total at the venue is 79 runs which was scored by India Women against Australia Women.