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Australia announced two changes in their line-up for the third and the final ODI which will be played at the MCG in Melbourne on Friday, January 17, 2019.

Adam Zampa will replace Nathan Lyon as the spinner in the side while Billy Stanlake will come in as the replacement of Jason Behrendorff.

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The match will start at 1:20 PM Local, 7:50 AM IST.

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The exclusion of Lyon doesn't come as a surprise as he didn't pick up a single wicket in the first two games and was relatively expensive with the ball as well.

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According to the Cricbuzz report, Behrendorff was ruled out of the final game due to a sore back. Australia decided to stick with no changes in the batting unit as Mitchell Marsh continues to be on the sidelines.

The teams will be battling it out for the series this time at the MCG as the three-match series is tied 1-1 currently. An all-around performance from the Australian side had won them the first ODI, but the Virat Kohli led Indian team came back into the series by beating the hosts in Adelaide by six wickets on Tuesday. Aaron Finch's side will be pumped up as they sense an opportunity of winning their ODI series in two years.

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India, on the other hand, will have some momentum going to this game, courtesy of the Adelaide win.

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According to the Cricbuzz report, Shikhar Dhawan said that the team would take a lot of confidence from the way they batted in the previous match. Even though India isn't likely to tinker around with their XI, they do have some options.

Yuzvendra Chahal and Vijay Shankar sitting in the ranks could well force a case of selection in front of the skipper Virat Kohli. With MS Dhoni batting as well as he has, India's middle order looks reasonably stable, but their bowling may need a little improvement.

The weather forecast of Melbourne predicts early morning showers, but the MCG's drainage system is as good as you will find around the world.

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Hence that won't be an issue.

On the larger ground, India could be tempted to two leg-spinners, but we might see a seam-friendly track on Friday. Scoring runs won't be that difficult with the pitch been a bit on the flatter side.

TV telecast info

Read: Sony Ten 3 live online streaming India vs Australia 2nd ODI at 8 AM IST

Tune in to Sony Six and Sony Ten 3 at 7:00 AM IST on Friday morning, to catch all the pre-match show and the toss. The coverage is exclusively available for the Indian audience. SonyLiv will also stream the coverage live on the app and website for the premium subscribers in the India subcontinent.

Also read: Video Highlights: India beat Australia by 6 wickets in 2nd ODI