World Cup 2023, IND vs AUS

In the first match of the ICC ODI World Cup 2023, Team India, led by Rohit Sharma, has taken the field against Australia at the Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Team India will try to start their campaign with a win. Australia captain Pat Cummins won the toss and decided to bat first. The Indian team is bowling first. Indian captain Rohit Sharma has a big record in the name of Team India as soon as he steps on the field in this match.

Actually, Indian captain Rohit Sharma has become the oldest captain for India in the ODI World Cup. Rohit Sharma has surpassed Mohammad Azharuddin in this case. Mohammad Azharuddin became the captain of India in the ODI World Cup in 1999 at the age of 36 years and 124 days. Rohit Sharma has come on the field as captain against Australia at the age of 36 years and 161 days. Third in this list is Rahul Dravid, who captained India in the World Cup in 2007 at the age of 34 years and 71 days. While Dhoni is in fifth place in this list. He captained the team in 2015 at the age of 33 years and 262 days. Venkataraghavan is in fourth place.

Apart from this, this is also the 150th ODI match between India and Australia. India has played more ODIs than this only against Sri Lanka. India has played 167 ODIs against Sri Lanka. While India has played 142 matches against the West Indies in ODIs, 134 against Pakistan, 116 against New Zealand and 106 against England.


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