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India Vs Australia Cricket World Cup 2023 Predicted Playing 11: Ishan Kishan To Play In Place Of Shubman Gill?

India Vs Australia Cricket World Cup 2023 Predicted Playing 11: Ishan Kishan To Play In Place Of Shubman Gill?

World Cup 2023 LIVE Updates: It's possible that Shubman Gill will not be able to play in the first game against Australia because he has dengue. Ishan Kishan will take his place in the playing 11.

Before they play Australia in their opening match of the 2023 Cricket World Cup, India are in trouble.

The major concern is that star opener Shubman Gill, who has been playing fantastically lately, has had dengue and is recovering in his hotel room due to a high temperature. India is concerned about the timing of the illness as they aim to have a strong World Cup campaign.

Shubman will get another dengue test on Friday, October 6. Shubman should play in the Australia match if he is well enough and has recovered from his illness after testing negative for dengue.

What happens if Shubman does not recover in time?

India will have to alter if Shubman does not recover from dengue infection. Ishan Kishan and KL Rahul are India's two choices to succeed Shubman at the top. Rahul may not be asked to take up the opener role by head coach Rahul Dravid and captain Rohit Sharma because he is now India's middle order batsman and wicketkeeper.

If so, Kishan will be the best man to start the inning. Remember that Kishan did the same thing when he opened the West Indies innings.

R Ashwin has a good chance of playing in Chennai because of the city's low, sluggish surface. Since Ashwin enjoys bowling on his home field, Rohit would like to make the most of the track.

Regarding Australia, Travis Head should sit out the first game because he is still recovering from a hand injury.

The two front-line pacers should be Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins. Glenn Maxwell and Adam Zampa will be the two spinners. The inning should begin with Mitchell Marsh and David Warner, followed at no. 3 and no. 4 by Marnus Labuschagne and Steve Smith.

Australia's Marcus Stoinis, Cameron Green, and Maxwell are three true all-round players. Alex Carey, who bats for Australia in the late middle order, ought to be the wicketkeeper.

India Vs Australia World Cup Match Probable Playing 11s

India Likey 11 for Australia: Ishan Kishan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Jaspri Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj

Australia Probable XI: David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith, Cameron Green, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey, Marcus Stoinis, Adam Zampa, Pat Cummins (c), Mitchell Starc