India vs Australia, Preview: Hosts look for Yuvraj Singh's magic in only T20

As a young Australian team faces the full might of the Indians under MS Dhoni - further bolstered by Yuvraj Singh's return as well - the one-off T20 can be a sign of things to come in the ODIs to follow.

updated: October 10, 2013 13:32 IST
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Rajkot: Comeback man Yuvraj Singh will be the cynosure of all eyes as a full-strength India lock horns with a relatively inexperienced Australian side in the one-off Twenty20 game here on Thursday, aiming to gain early momentum ahead of the upcoming seven-match ODI series.

The match, which is expected to set the tone for a grueling season ahead, promises to be an exciting face-off at the SCA Stadium, with Australia keen to test their young players before the return Ashes showdown with England. (Also read: Dhoni reveals how he plans to use Yuvraj)

The elements, though, could play spoilsport. The state has been experiencing heavy downpour and the Met department has forecast more rains till Thursday.

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