The first ODI of the 3-match series against Australia began on January 14 (Tuesday) for India. The game against Australia has always proven to be very crucial for India because of the history.
Out of the 142 ODI matches played between the two nations, India had won 50 matches, Australia cracked 77, 5 matches were abandoned and no results for 10 matches.
Out of the last 5 matches, India had won 2 while Australia clinched victory 3 times. Overall, Australia takes the lead against India in ODI victories.
Meanwhile, the tweet of one of the twitter users that read, "1st ODI Australia will win 100% #INDvsAUS," (sic) went viral on the microblogging site.
Australia will win 100%#INDvsAUS— Krishna (@Atheist_Krishna) January 14, 2020
The tweet received thousands of likes, several retweets and replies. One segment of the audience supported the fan's prediction while major fans of Indian cricket did not agree with his prediction. On the game front, Australia won the toss and decided to bowl first.
Recall: India lost the home series against Australia in 2019