India vs Australia preview: Bowling a worry for hosts in do-or-die Nagpur ODI

India's leading spinner R Ashwin, who grabbed 29 wickets in the four-Test series against the visitors in February-March, has taken some heavy punishment from the in-form Australian duo of opener Aaron Finch and skipper George Bailey.

updated: October 29, 2013 19:10 IST
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Nagpur: Handicapped by the poor form of some of their key bowlers, India will be under intense pressure as they go into the do-or-die sixth cricket one-dayer against an upbeat Australia in Nagpur on Wednesday, fully aware that any slip-up at this stage could cost them the series.

The visitors are sitting pretty with a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series after the successive wash-outs of the fourth and fifth games of the long series at Ranchi and Cuttack on October 23 and 26. (Read: George Bailey confident of good showing in Nagpur ODI)

The onus is on India, whose under-performing players, need to pull up their socks and fire in unison to upset the apple cart of the Australians who came here with the record of winning two seven-game series in the past. (Read: India under no pressure, says R Ashwin)

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