Vijay Shankar, Shubman Gill named replacements for Pandya, Rahul

Mohammad Yousuf reckons that even the current Pakistan team could have beaten Australia in a Test series

Australia's reserve pacemen and recalled batsmen stood up to shock India by 34 runs at the SCG, when Rohit Sharma scored 133 but couldn't overhaul the hosts' 5-288 in the ODI series opener.

But it ended when Dhoni was wrongly judged lbw on 51 and unable to do anything about it, with Ambati Rayudu having already wasted the side's only review.

"We are always looking to use as much of the wicket and ball to our advantage", Behrendorff said as the teams arrived in Adelaide on Sunday.

"I was actually disappointed when the ball came out, probably bowled a bit too straight but I had a fielder there who hung on to it so it is a wicket I will remember for a very long time", Richardson said of Kohli's scalp.

Speaking after the defeat, Sharma suggested former India skipper Dhoni should be promoted up the batting order.

"It totally depends on what the captain and coach think about it".

Sharma had mixed feelings about his ton.

Allrounder Vijay Shankar and batsman Shubman Gill will replace suspended cricketers KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya for India's upcoming tour of New Zealand. In another game, I scored 60 odd in a chase.

Rahul and Pandya were axed ahead of India's opening one-day worldwide against Australia in Sydney on Saturday, which the tourists lost, pending an investigation into the comments made on a TV celebrity show.

"My only goal is that I don't want to let the opportunity go if I get selected in the XI", he told ESPNCricinfo.

"With K.L. Rahul and Hardik Pandya set to return from Australia, the All-India Senior Selection Committee has made a decision to send all-rounder Vijay Shankar and batsman Shubman Gill as replacements", a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) statement said late on Saturday.

Australia fast bowler Jhye Richardson said Australia were lucky to get MS Dhoni out with a dubious call in the first One-day worldwide against India in Sydney on Saturday.

Part of India A's tour of New Zealand in November, Shankar was the highest run-getter in the three 50-over matches, scoring 188 runs at an average of 94.

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