Cricbuzz: The two sides are very acquainted with the qualities and shortcomings of one another having as of late contended in the Carlton MID tri-arrangement, where they both figured out how to achieve the last. Nonetheless, the home side has an agreeable preference going into their World Cup opener.
George Bailey is situated to lead Australia as Michael Clarke is yet to recuperate completely. This offers the stand-in captain an alternate match to demonstrate his value in the side. David Warner and Steve Smith are in prime structure and will be the support of their batting. Aaron Finch and Shane Watson haven't been scoring intensely recently. In any case, they will keep on being normal installations in the side.
Glenn Maxwell has discovered his touch exactly at the correct time and showcased his fierceness with the willow against England in the last of the tri-arrangement and the warm-up match against India. Mitchell Marsh, in the interim, has recuperated well to finish the errand that James Faulkner does without breaking a sweat – completing the innings.