Injuries to Jasprit Bumrah, Shreyas Iyer, Prasidh Krishna, Deepak Chahar do remain a concern but Rahul Dravid insisted that the team is in a good space.
The right-arm quick returned with figures of 6-2-17-3 on Friday as India restricted Australia to 188 in 35.4 overs and then returned to overhaul the target in 39.5 overs.
Hardik Pandya, the new T20 captain, had led the team during the two-match series at the same venue last year.
When India takes on Australia in the third ODI, the Indian batsmen will need to put their best foot forward in order to combat the lethal in-dippers from Mitchell Starc.
India defeated Australia by five wickets in a low-scoring game at the Wankhede Stadium, with KL Rahul, who struggled to find form during the Border-Gavaskar series, scoring a patient unbeaten 75 as the hosts cantered home.
Pant recently gave his fans a glimpse of his road to recovery, sharing a video in which he could be seen walking in a swimming pool as a part of his treatment.
The 30-year-old from Karnataka, however, made an impressive return, slamming a match-winning 75 not out in the first ODI against Australia in Mumbai on Friday night.
Pandya said he is ready to share whatever workload comes along with the other bowlers.
Iyer has been ruled out of the Australia series due to a lower back injury, and he might be out for an indefinite period.
Virat Kohli quit as Royal Challengers Bangalore captain after the 2021 season with South Africa's Faf du Plessis taking over the reins.
Furthermore, it is learnt that there is almost negligible chance of Iyer taking any part in cash-rich IPL for KKR, the team that he leads.
Ricky Ponting is hoping to "get a bit more out of Axar Patel" when he turns up for Delhi Capitals in this IPL 2023.
With regular skipper Rohit Sharma set to miss the first ODI at the Wankhede Stadium due to family commitments, Hardik Pandya has been named the stand-in...
Siraj opens up on the emotional battle he fought after his father's demise and the moral support that he received from the team management.
Marnus Labuschagne (22) and Travis Head (45) were at the crease when umpires called for lunch with Australia still trailing by 18 runs.
Having struck a purple patch, Gill has six hundreds to his name across formats, which comprise two Test hundreds, three ODI tons and a T20I hundred.
Ashwin has taken 24 wickets in the series so far with an innings left to bowl, but his 6/91 in 47.2 overs will certainly go down as one of his best efforts on...
Australia reached 149 for two at tea against India on the opening day of the series-deciding fourth Test on Thursday.
Syed Saba Karim, former India wicket-keeper, on the beauty and challenges of travelling as a team
Ashwin, who surged to No. 1 in the Test bowling rankings last week, took just four wickets in two innings of the third Test against Australia in Indore.
Former coach Ravi Shastri's assertion that the Indian team lost in Indore due to "overconfidence" has been termed "rubbish" by skipper Rohit Sharma, who minced...
The equation remains simple for the hosts - Win the series 3-1 and don't depend on the result of Sri Lanka's away rubber in New Zealand for a ticket to summit...
With no chance of Pant's recovery in the near future, Kishan is a way better option and Motera is perhaps the best place to check him out.
India's head coach Rahul Dravid doesn't regret one bit playing the ongoing Test series against Australia on spinner-friendly tracks as World Test Championship...
Lyon, 35, had a quiet start to Border-Gavaskar Trophy taking only one wicket in Nagpur but has come back with a bang snapping 18 scalps from next two Test...
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