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IND vs AUS 1st ODI preview: Rohit-less Team India venture into unknown

The absence of Rohit Sharma will certainly leave a gaping hole at the top of the order, something that skipper Virat Kohli wouldn't have fancied at the onset of a gruelling two-month tour

IND vs AUS 1st ODI preview: Rohit-less Team India venture into unknown
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File photo: Facing an Australia team in its own backyard with a Smith, who is getting back his rhythm, an eternally hungry Warner and a future great in Marnus Labuschagne isn't the best of propositions and thus some priorities will be tested.

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A new world and a different shade of retro blue awaits a circumspect Indian cricket team which re-enters the international arena without a white-ball colossus in Rohit Sharma, facing the might of a menacing Australia in the first One Day International at Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday.
The absence of an injured Rohit Sharma will certainly leave a gaping hole at the top of the order, something that skipper Virat Kohli wouldn't have fancied at the onset of a gruelling two-month tour.

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First Published: Nov 26 2020 | 11:01 AM IST

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