AUS vs IND: India and Australia will kick off the Take a look at sequence in Adelaide on Thursday.© Twitter
India and Australia will kick off the four-match Take a look at sequence Down Underneath on Thursday with the day-night match in Adelaide. The sequence opener will probably be India’s first pink-ball Take a look at away from dwelling and second total. In accordance with climate prediction web site accuweather.com, Adelaide is anticipated to have cool temperatures ranging between 13 levels Celsius and 18 levels Celsius on the primary day’s play. It is also anticipated to be cloudy on Thursday and get sunnier on the next days, implying that the match will probably be performed with none interruptions as a result of climate.
India got here again sturdy after shedding the ODI sequence and gained the T20I sequence 2-1 and will probably be seeking to defend the Border-Gavaskar trophy, which they gained with their first Take a look at sequence triumph in Australia in 2018-19.
The sport in Adelaide may even be India captain Virat Kohli’s solely Take a look at of the sequence. He and his spouse Anushka Sharma predict their first youngster in January and the Indian cricket board has granted him paternity go away after the Adelaide Take a look at.
India on Wednesday announced their playing XI for the first Test. Prithvi Shaw and Mayank Agarwal are set to open the batting whereas Wriddhiman Saha has been picked over Rishabh Pant as India’s gloveman.
Stalwarts Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane will type the center order together with Kohli, whereas Hanuma Vihari, who scored a century within the second tour sport, has additionally been chosen.
Ravichandran Ashwin has been picked within the spin division whereas the tempo assault will comprise of Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav.
The final time the 2 groups met in Adelaide, Cheteshwar Pujara’s defiant 123 powered India to an important win and the guests will probably be in search of the same begin to the sequence this time round as properly.
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