It is perfectly set up in the ODI series between India and Australia as the last ODI will be the decider. Both teams have won two games apiece and the final match will played on Wednesday at the Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi. Keep reading to find out the India v Australia 5th ODI Match Prediction.
The 4th ODI in Mohali was a run fest. India, after batting first, piled on 358 runs on the back of a brilliant century from Shikhar Dhawan. He scored 143 while his opening partner Rohit Sharma made 95. The opening pair added 193 runs that laid the foundation for a big score. However, the Indian innings stuttered a bit at the end. They finished with less than what they should have got.
Australia lost 2 early wickets in the chase. But Usman Khawaja and Peter Handscomb stitched together a partnership of 192 that gave them the edge. Khawaja made 91 while Handscomb scored 117. But the show was stolen by Ashton Turner. Playing just his 2nd ODI, he made 84 from just 43 balls that helped the visitors chase down a mammoth total.
Here is our India v Australia 5th ODI Match Prediction
Case1: If India bats first
First Innings score prediction: 280-290
Result prediction: India will win the match by 10-20 runs
Case2: If Australia bats first
First Innings score prediction: 250-260
Result prediction: India will win the match by 5 wickets
Head to head in ODIs
Total ODIs: 140, India won: 49, Australia won: 76, No Result: 15
India v Australia 5th ODI Match Prediction: Expect a close contest in the final ODI. Both teams would want to go for an all-out attack. India hasnít lost an ODI series at home for long. So, we back them to win this one as well.
Also check Live Cricket Score: Ind vs Aus 5th ODI Live Score