India will have to do away with their sloppy fielding and below par bowling to ensure they stop the Australia juggernaut from rolling them over in the ODI series decider at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Wednesday. (ALSO READ: India’s last ODI before World Cup: What needs to be worked out)

Australia drew level at Mohali on a belter of a pitch which exposed, but the failure to defend a mammoth total in Mohali came as a reality check for it. Ashton Turner announced himself at the big stage and even tore apart the ever-reliable Jasprit Bumrah.

Having being at the receiving end of the dew factor in the previous two ODIs, Virat Kohli and Co, who are clearly missing MS Dhoni behind the stumps, will have to assess conditions accurately to notch up a win in what will be their final ODI assignment before the ICC World Cup 2019. (ALSO READ: Unfair to compare Rishabh Pant and MS Dhoni: India bowling coach Bharat Arun)

Shikhar Dhawan, who struck form with a brilliant 143 after a prolonged lean patch, would look to get some more runs on his home ground but it remains to be seen if the batters get a surface which assists stroke-play. (FULL PREVIEW)

What: India vs Australia, 5th ODI

When: March 13 (Wednesday)

Where: Feroz Shah Kotla, New Delhi

Time: 1.30pm (IST)

On TV: Star Sports Network (in India)

Live streaming: Hotstar or you can also follow LIVE coverage on (India vs Australia, 4th ODI: Socrecard)



Likely XI: 1 Rohit Sharma, 2 Shikhar Dhawan, 3 Virat Kohli (capt), 4 KL Rahul, 5 Rishabh Pant (wk), 6 Kedar Jadhav, 7 Vijay Shankar, 8 Bhuvneshwar Kumar, 9 Kuldeep Yadav, 10 Mohammed Shami, 11 Jasprit Bumrah


Likely XI: 1 Usman Khawaja, 2 Aaron Finch (capt), 3 Shaun Marsh, 4 Peter Handscomb, 5 Glenn Maxwell, 6 Ashton Turner, 7 Alex Carey (wk), 8 Pat Cummins, 9 Adam Zampa, 10 Nathan Lyon, 11 Jhye Richardson