India vs. Australia: World Cup Match 14 Preview
India vs. Australia: World Cup Match 14 Preview

India take on Australia at Kennington Oval on a surface that has already been used thrice in this World Cup. It was only gotten slower after each game and India would be backing their chances in this surface. Australia, on the other hand, come after wins against Afghanistan and West Indies and appear to be in good form. They had a batting collapse at the top last game but recovered well enough to post a decent score.

Pitch and weather conditions: The Kennington Oval could aid spinners with the pitch being two-paced so far this World Cup.

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Wicket-keeper: Alex Carey (7.5 credits)

While Dhoni is a great selection too, there are two factors that favour Carey. Dhoni may not get to bat if India bat well, the chances of which are high on this surface. Secondly, Carey comes at 7.5 credits which allows you to fit in better players in the other categories.

Batsman:  Shikhar Dhawan (9.5 credits)

Dhawan is yet to get going this World Cup, but is a beast in big ICC tournaments. He has a stupendous record at the Kennington Oval with two hundreds and averages over 100. He is a must pick in your fantasy team. Dhawan loves playing against his favourite opponents and should give plenty of points on Sunday.

All-rounder: Marcus Stoinis (8.5 credits)

Stoinis is a handy all-rounder, particularly against India who he has played a few times. He will be likely handy with the ball on this surface given

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Rohit Sankar
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