With the PCA Stadium Mohali all set to host the upcoming India vs Australia 1st ODI clash, check out the pitch report and weather forecast, stats and records, and more below
The upcoming match is a part of team India and Australia’s three-match warm-up ODI series in preparations for the ICC ODI World Cup 2023.
PCA Cricket Stadium Mohali pitch report today, weather forecast, ODI records for IND vs AUS 1st match 2023
PCA Stadium, Mohali Today
Getting ready for the India vs Australia 1st Odi….!!!! pic.twitter.com/TcHeM5MP7C
— Baljeet (@Motera_Stadium) September 20, 2023
Mohali is Ready for the India vs Australia 1st ODI…..!!!! pic.twitter.com/0oIE4ZPVba
— Baljeet (@Motera_Stadium) September 21, 2023
For the upcoming match, KL Rahul will lead the Indian squad, while Pat Cummins will lead a full-strength Australian side.
India vs Australia 1st ODI date and start time
The upcoming match will take place on Friday, September 22, with the match start time set at 1:30 PM IST.
India vs Australia 1st ODI match preview
Earlier this year, Australia defeated India 2-1 in a three-match series. However, India will be heading into the series confidently as Asian champions. Meanwhile, Australia are heading into the match following a 2-3 ODI loss to South Africa.
Team India will feature Ravichandran Ashwin and Washington Sundar following the injury of Axar Patel. Moreover, Indian skipper Rohit is out alongside Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya and Kuldeep Yadav for the first two ODI matches. Meanwhile, the Australian team will have Cummins, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell and Mitchell Starc all return to the squad. Marnus Labuschagne will also feature in the squad.
With the final squad-submission deadline for the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 set for September 28, just a day after the series ends, both teams will be looking to finalize their squad with the hlp of the upcoming three-match series.
Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Mohali stadium info
- Year founded – 1993
- Total seating capacity – 27,000 seats
- Ends – Yuvraj Singh End and Harbhajan Singh Ends
- Total number of international matches hosted so far – 14 Tests, 25 ODIs, and 6 T20Is
PCA Stadium Mohali pitch report
The PCA stadium generally favors batters, but also offers some form of assistance to pacers and spinners as the game progresses. During the most recent ODI series at the venue, Australia chased down a score of 359 without much difficulty. However, based on the overall record at the venue, teams batting first have had more success. Teams batting first have won 15 ODI matches while teams chasing have won 10 times.
Mohali weather forecast on Friday, September 22
According to reports, the weather forecast for Mohali on Friday (September 22) indicates a sunny and very humid afternoon. The reports indicate a max temperature of 32° C and eventually reduce to 27° C. Much to the delight of fans and players, there is no threat of rain on the matchday or the days leading up to the match.
PCA Stadium ODI stats and record
Given below are the ODI stats and record at the PCA Stadium:
|Total matches played||25|
|Matches India won||10|
|Matches visiting Team won||6|
|Matches Neutral Team won||9|
|Matches Won by team Batting 1st||15|
|Matches Won by team Batting 2nd||10|
|Highest Team Total||392/4 by India vs Sri Lanka in 2017|
|Lowest Team Total||89 All Out by Pakistan vs South Africa in 2006|
|Highest Successful Chase by a team||359/6 in 47.5 overs by Australia vs India in 2019|
|Lowest Total Defended by a team||207/8 by Australia vs West Indies in 1996|
|Average 1st Innings Score||272|
|Highest Individual Score||Rohit Sharma (India) – 208 not out vs Sri Lanka in 2017|
|Best Bowling Innings by a single player||Makhaya Ntini (South Africa) – 5 for 21 vs Pakistan in 2006|
|Most Runs by a single player (Current & All Time):||Rohit Sharma (India) – 410 runs in 5 innings
|Most Wickets by a single player (All Time):||Harbhajan Singh (India) – 11 wickets in 6 matches|
|Most Wickets by a single player (Current):||Jasprit Bumrah (India) – 7 wickets in 3 matches|
|Total Sixes so far||135|
|Most Sixes by a single player||Rohit Sharma (India) – 15 sixes|
|Most Fours by a single player||Sachin Tendulkar (India) – 52 fours|
|Most Fifties by a single player||Sachin Tendulkar – 4 fifties|
|Most Hundreds by a single player||1 Each – Rohit Sharma, MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, AB de Villiers, Peter Handscomb, Younis Khan, Nathan Astle, Upul Tharanga, Hashim Amla, Dwayne Smith & Angelo Matthews|
India vs Australia Head To Head Record in PCA Stadium
|Total matches played||5|
|Matches India Won||1|
|Matches Australia Won||4|
|Matches India won batting first||1|
|Matches Australia won batting first||1|
|Matches India won chasing||0|
|Matches Australia won chasing||3|
|India Highest Total||358|
|Australia Highest Total||359|
|India Lowest Total||226|
|Australia Lowest Total||250|
India ODI Record in PCA Stadium Mohali
|Total matches played||16|
|Matches won by team batting first||5|
|Matches won by team chasing||5|
Australia ODI Record in PCA Stadium Mohali
|Total matches played||7|
|Matches won by team batting first||3|
|Matches won by team chasing||3|
India vs Australia 1st ODI how to watch live
Fans can watch the live TV broadcast of the upcoming match on Sports 18-1 SD & HD, and Sports Khel. Meanwhile, fans can watch the live streaming of the match on JioCinema (Free).