Both teams look equal on paper but India’s record in England makes them slight favorites to win this match.BET NOW
With both teams expected to seriously challenge for this year’s title, and with both having played out an enthralling series just a few months ago, India vs Australia at the Oval is one of the most keenly anticipated matches of this year’s Cricket World Cup. The match is scheduled for June 9 and the live action begins at 10:30 local time. Premium Cricket’s cricket betting tips look at the composition of the teams, the performances of the players and the win-loss ratio in the recent past in bringing to you the cricket betting prediction for this match.
India put on a clinical performance against South Africa to win their opening match by 6 wickets. India chased down the total of 228 runs easily against a good South African bowling attack. Rohit Sharma led the chase with an unbeaten 122 runs and played a gem of a knock on testing conditions. MS Dhoni and KL Rahul played useful cameos in the middle partnering Rohit Sharma.
Skipper Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan failed to make an impact with the bat yet Virat Kohli is the most consistent player in the ODI format for the last 4-5 years. He will be looking to make an impact in this World Cup too. He has been good against the Australian team lately. Indian bowlers were exceptional last match with Jasprit Bumrah bowling an excellent spell in the powerplay getting rid of both South African openers.
Bumrah set the tone of the match with his opening burst of 5-0-13-2. He was consistently threatening the batsmen with his pace and accuracy. Bumrah is set to make a huge impact this season. The wrist spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav came to the fore in middle overs snaring five wickets between them. Bhuvaneshwar Kumar was very economical with the ball and took two wickets in the far end of the match.
Australia will be delighted with their victory against the West Indies after being in a position of 38/4. Steve Smith batted with excellent control and poise amid the continuous fall of wickets around him. He scored 73 runs and was played out the testing conditions early on. Steve Smith`s responsible knock set the platform for Australia`s batting last match. He guided his team in tough and testing conditions and scored a valiant 73 runs. He is a classy batsman who can play well in all conditions.
Alex Carey played a good hand with his cameo of 45 runs. Nathan Coulter-Nile scored his career-best 92 runs in just 60 balls coming in at No.8 position. Australia eventually ended their innings with a good score of 288 runs. Mitchell Starc was at his best bowling with good pace and rhythm and attacking the batsmen. Starc took five wickets and his wickets at the death sealed the match for Australia. Starc was brilliant with the ball, especially in the death overs. He took 3 wickets in his last two over’s giving away just one run. His final spell sealed the match in favor of Australia. Pat Cummins and Adam Zampa bowled good spells in the middle troubling the batsmen consistently. Skipper Aaron Finch`s rotation of bowlers was very impressive last match and his bowlers responded with wickets at crucial times.
Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, MS Dhoni (Wk), Kedhar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar
Aaron Finch (c), David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey (wk), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa
Despite Australia`s good record in World Cups and a recent good showing against India, we expect the Indian team to win. Both teams are equally skilled and talented players but India has better spin bowling resources which tilt the match in their favor. This will be cracking contest between two quality sides in the 2019 World Cup. Back India to win the match.