India vs Australia – October 8 – ICC Cricket World Cup

This match could go either way – making it an exciting prospect for cricket fans!

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Match Details 

The match between India and Australia will take place on October 8. Here are the details:

  • Ground: The match will be held at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
  • Series: The series is the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023.
  • Season: The season is 2023.
  • Hours of Play: The match is scheduled to start at 2:00 PM local time.
  • Match Days: The match will be played on October 8, 2023.

Probable Playing XIs


The India squad against Australia includes:
Rohit Sharma (C), Hardik Pandya (VC), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul (wicketkeeper), Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, R Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah



Travis Head, David Warner/Marcus Stoinis, Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Glenn Maxwell, Cameron Green, Mitchell Marsh, Alex Carey, Sean Abbott, Adam Zampa, Mitchell Starc


Probable Top Performers

Probable Best Batter of the Match

India: Suryakumar Yadav is in red-hot form in the 20-over format. The right-handed batter has become a crucial member of the Indian batting line-up.

Australia: Steve Smith is perhaps Australia’s best batter in this format, scoring 4939 runs in 141 ODIs with an average of 44.902.

Probable Best Bowler of the Match

Josh Hazlewood is supposed to become the best bowler for Australia.

Mohammed Shami or Kuldeep Yadav are supposed to become the best for India.

Teams Head to Head: Recent Matches 

March 09 – 13, 20234th Test, AhmedabadThe match was drawn. Australia scored 480 & 175/2d, and India scored 571.
March 01 – 03, 20233rd Test, IndoreAustralia won by 9 wickets. They scored 197 & 78/1.
February 17 – 19, 20232nd Test, DelhiIndia won by 6 wickets. They scored 262.
February 09 – 11, 20231st Test, NagpurIndia won by an innings and 132 runs.
June 07 – 11, 2023Final of ICC World Test ChampionshipAustralia beat India by scoring 469 & 270/8d against India’s score of 296 & 234.

Teams Recent Performance 

Last 5 Games of Australia

September 17, 20235th ODI, Australia vs South AfricaSouth Africa won by 122 runs
September 15, 20234th ODI, Australia vs South AfricaSouth Africa won by 164 runs
September 12, 20233rd ODI, Australia vs South AfricaSouth Africa won by 111 runs
September 09, 20232nd ODI, Australia vs South AfricaAustralia won by 123 runs
September 07, 20231st ODI, Australia vs South AfricaAustralia won by 3 wickets (with 58 balls remaining)

Last 5 Games of India

September 17, 2023Final, India vs Sri LankaIndia won by 10 wickets (with 263 balls remaining)
September 15, 202312th Match, Super Four, India vs BangladeshBangladesh won by 6 runs
September 12, 202310th Match, Super Four, India vs Sri LankaIndia won by 41 runs
September 10, 20239th Match, Super Four, India vs PakistanIndia won by 228 runs
September 04, 20235th Match, Group A, India vs NepalIndia won by 10 wickets (with 17 balls remaining) (DLS method)

Prediction Based on Performance

Based on the teams’ past performances in ODIs and Tests, as well as their head-to-head history, India appears to be the favorite to win this match. They have more firepower in their batting order than Australia, and they are also stronger with the ball. Furthermore, recent form suggests that they have been more consistent than Australia over the last few months. However, Australia have the advantage of home conditions, and their bowling attack is also well-balanced, so it promises to be a closely fought contest. With both teams in good form, this match could go either way – making it an exciting prospect for cricket fans!

Information About Injuries in Teams 


Australia has a few injured players ahead of the 50-over showpiece starting on October 5. Captain Pat Cummins has a fractured hand, Steven Smith has a tendon injury in his wrist, Mitchell Starc has a groin injury, and Glenn Maxwell has an ankle issue. Cummins is hoping to play in all three one-day internationals against India. Smith is likely to play all three matches. Maxwell is expected to arrive on Friday.


India has one injured player, Axar, who has a wrist injury and a minor tear in his left quadricep. Axar missed the backend of India’s victorious campaign.

India vs Australia: Winning Chance

Australia and India are both favorites to win the 2023 ODI World Cup. They will play each other on October 8 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Australia are slight favorites with odds of 10/11, while India are 15/8 to win.The match will be the first of the World Cup for India. Earlier this year, India won a 2-1 ODI series against Australia.

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Report About MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

The M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, also known as the Chepauk Stadium, is a cricket stadium located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Here’s some interesting information about it:

  • Establishment: The stadium was established in 1916, making it the second oldest cricket stadium in India after Eden Gardens in Kolkata. It is the oldest cricket stadium in India that is still in continuous use.
  • Naming: The stadium was formerly known as the Madras Cricket Club Ground. It was renamed after M. A. Chidambaram Chettiar, a former president of BCCI and the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association.
  • Home Ground: The M. A. Chidambaram Stadium serves as the home ground for the Tamil Nadu cricket team and the Indian Premier League team Chennai Super Kings.
  • Location: The stadium is located at Chepauk, a few hundred meters from Marina beach along the Bay of Bengal. It can be accessed from Wallajah Road in the north, Babu Jagjivanram Road in the west, and Pycrofts Road in the south.
  • Capacity: The stadium has a capacity of 50,000.

About ICC Cricket World Cup

The ICC Cricket World Cup stands as the premier international championship for One Day International (ODI) cricket. Organized by the sport’s governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC), the tournament takes place every four years. It is celebrated as one of the most-watched sporting events globally and is regarded by the ICC as the flagship event of the international cricket calendar.

The current format involves a qualification phase spanning the preceding three years, determining the teams that earn the right to compete in the tournament phase. In this phase, 10 teams, including the host nation, compete for the coveted title, with matches taking place at venues within the host nation over the course of about a month.

Australia boasts the most World Cup victories, having clinched the title five times. India and West Indies have each triumphed twice, while Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and England have secured the championship once each. The reigning champions are England, who claimed the title in the 2019 World Cup edition.

Rudra Chanda