IND Vs AUS Final: Will There Be A Massive Change In India’s Playing 11 Against Australia? November 17, 2023 – Posted in: Articles, Featured Articles, Sports News – Tags: , , ,

India vs Australia World Cup 2023 Final- IND Vs AUS Final: Will There Be A Massive Change In India’s Playing 11 Against Australia?: India is set to face Australia in the World Cup 2023 final on Sunday, November 19 in Ahmedabad.

India has a big chance to win the tournament remaining undefeated and if they manage to do so, they will become the first team in the history of the tournament to achieve this feat after West Indies (1975, 1979) and Australia (2003, 2007). There will be only the third team.

IND Vs AUS Final: Will There Be A Massive Change In India’s Playing 11 Against Australia?

Speculations have started about what combination India might use in the final match to be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium.

While India head coach Rahul Dravid is sticking to his winning combination from the New Zealand match, it is possible that India may make tactical changes if the Ahmedabad track is conducive to spin bowlers.

Opted to play Ravichandran Ashwin in India’s first match of the World Cup 2023 against Australia in Chennai. Ashwin bowled a full 10 overs against Pat Cummins’ team and recorded figures of 10-1-34-1.

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Can Ashwin play in the World Cup 2023 final?


Former India player and 1983 World Cup winner Madan Lal believes that if the pitch supports turn then Ashwin may have an outside chance of playing the final.

Speaking to Aaj Tak, Madan Lal said, ‘The selection of Ravichandran Ashwin will depend on the conditions of the pitch, but I do not think India will choose to change the winning combination in the final against Australia.’

The former India player further said, ‘Australia did not look comfortable at all playing Tabrez Shamsi and they will not be comfortable playing Kuldeep Yadav either and I am sure you will get a great track to bat in Ahmedabad.’

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On the same panel, great Indian batsman Sunil Gavaskar opposed Madan Lal’s opinion and said that it is unlikely that Ashwin will get a chance to play. Because to do this, India will have to remove Mohammed Siraj, one of the best bowlers India has had in recent times.

India has played one match in this World Cup 2023 campaign at the Narendra Modi Stadium, where they defeated Pakistan. In that match, Pakistan had trouble playing shots against Ravindra Jadeja and Kuldeep Yadav and the team was out for just 191 runs in 42.5 overs. Jasprit Bumrah was adjudged player of the match for his sensational spell of 7-1-19-2 in that match.

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