India will face Australia in the first match of the ICC World Cup 2023. Star all-rounder Hardik Pandya has been ruled out of the series due to injury. Australia won the toss and decided to bat. Hardik Pandya, who came to bowl the sixth over for the Indian team, escaped injury while trying to stop the ball.

On the second ball of Hardik’s over, left-handed Australian batsman David Warner hit a four from the front, in an attempt to stop it, Hardik Pandya tried to keep his hand, but the ball hit the finger of his right hand and was out. She came. The shot was quite fast, the ball took some impact on Hardik’s finger. Hardik looked a little worried after being hit by the ball.

Then the match stopped for a while and the physio came to the field, he saw Hardik’s finger. However, after some time, Hardik was ready to bowl once again and completed his over. Hardik’s completion of the over made it clear that his injury was not too serious, which is good news for the Indian team and fans.

India has suffered a blow in the form of Gill

The Indian team cannot afford to suffer back-to-back setbacks. Indian opener Shubman Gill has been ruled out of the first Test against Australia due to dengue. In such a situation, injury to any other player can increase the concern of the Indian camp. It turned out that nothing serious happened.

India’s playing eleven in today’s match

ODI team: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), KL Rahul (wicketkeeper), Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Washington Sundar, T Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Siraj, Prasidh Krishna, Shardul Thakur.

Australia’s playing eleven in today’s match

Steve Smith (captain), David Warner, Ashton Agar, Hilton Cartwright, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, James Faulkner, Aaron Finch, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade and Adam Zampa.