Both Australia and India have numerous injuries before of the three-match ODI series. When the two sides get ready for the dress rehearsal in the ODI World Cup year, later in October or November in the host country, both teams will be without their usual captains, with India’s absence limited to the first ODI. The list of injuries going into the series is as follows:

Both India and Australia are set to miss a few key players in the three-match ODI series

India and Australia are preparing for an ODI assignment, which may be vital in a number of ways after a hotly contested four-match Test series. After playing three-match series against Sri Lanka and New Zealand, India will face their hardest test at home in the 50-over format in 2023, while Australia is still assembling their team in the post-Aaron Finch era. But, with the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 not too far away, both countries will be hoping to get their lineups just right as part of the buildup to the prestigious competition.

Unfortunately, injuries have hindered both teams’ preparations, and some crucial players will miss the entirety of the series in addition to a couple of them missing one or two games. The traditional leaders of both teams will also miss the series (one match in the case of Rohit Sharma) owing to personal reasons. David Warner, who has recovered from an elbow injury, will be watched until Friday morning to see if he will play in the first ODI. Below is a list of those who were not present.

1. Rohit Sharma – one match

Rohit Sharma, the series’ captain, will reportedly skip the series opener at his home venue, Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium, in order to attend his brother-in-wedding. law’s In his absence, Hardik Pandya will captain the Indian squad.

2. Shreyas Iyer – all three matches

The middle-order hitter Shreyas Iyer will not play in the ODI series, according to T. Dilip, the fielding coach. Iyer will be out until the end of April due to a back issue that flared up again during the fourth Test against Australia.

3. Pat Cummins – all three matches

With the passing of his mother Maria during the Test match in Ahmedabad, Australian Test and ODI captain Pat Cummins and his family are in mourning. Cummins made the decision to remain at his Sydney home, and Steve Smith will serve as the touring team’s captain for the Test matches.

4. Josh Hazlewood – all three matches

Senior Australian pacer, Josh Hazlewood, who is yet to recover from his Achilles injury will miss the three-match ODI series as well after the Test matches and the questions about his participation in IPL 2023 have started rising.

5. Jhye Richardson – all three matches

Jhye Richardson, who returned to action for his local club after a two-month injury layoff but suffered a hamstring pull and could only bowl four overs in the match, is another Australian pacer who will miss the ODI series. Following recent surgery, Richardson will miss the ODIs and IPL 2023. Richardson’s replacement in the Australian ODI team is Nathan Ellis.

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