India vs Australia 2020-21: 2nd Test
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TOSS UPDATE: Australia has won the toss and elected to bat first.
Ind vs Aus Stumps Day 1
Australia 195 All-Out:- ( Only Labuschagne reached The Score of 50, He makes 48 runs in 132 balls )
Once Again Mayank Agrawal goes in duck
When & Where: December 26 to 30, 5:30 AM IST
The place: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
The match will likely be streamed live on SonyLIV app and Sony Network
Australia 0/Zero after 1 Over: Matthew Wade and Joe Burns strut out to the centre. Bumrah to take the brand new ball. Three slips and a gully in place. Burns to take the strike. Bumrah begins off with three dots. He’s getting some good motion with the brand new ball, is Bumrah. He has been on the cash thus far. Testing stuff first up, a maiden to begin proceedings.
The nationwide anthems are achieved. We’re all set for dwell motion in Melbourne. Simply in your data, Cheteshwar Pujara is the group‘s vice-captain.
Australia 136/5 after 53 Overs: Cameron Inexperienced will take strike after the break. Ashwin to begin proceedings within the final session. Slip, leg slip and quick leg in place. A maiden first up. Ashwin on the cash.
One other thrilling session involves a finish as Labuschagne and Head have been despatched again to the dugout, having led the better a part of the present within the second session. The monitor lost a lot of the moisture from the sooner hours of the day however the added bounce on provide from the monitor helped the pacers. Siraj, though spectacular at first, lost a little bit of the plot in a while however then once more got here again nice to get the all-important wicket of Labuschagne.
Australia 136/5 after 52 Overs: Siraj continues to have a look at angling the ball in in direction of the right-handed Labuschagne.
|That is carried! Siraj will get his first Test wicket. Wasn’t a rare supply at that; this was operating down the leg and Labuschagne flicks this to discover a diving Gill at backwards sq. leg. The Smith CC misses his fifty by only two runs.|
Skipper Tim Paine joins Green. India retains an evaluation after going upstairs as a supply crashes into Paine’s pads. The ball tracker throws up “umpire’s name“.
Two overs down, Siraj goes up once more. Pant too; he will get within the act for all appeals although. Rahane is not and that is a superb name from somebody stationed at gully, as seconded by the large display screen only moments later.
Australia 134/4 after 49 Overs: Ashwin concedes only a single off the 47th over. Siraj replaces Bumrah and follows up with a maiden. Bowls principally fuller with two bouncers to push Green onto his again foot. Labuschagne punches one by means of the additional cowl area and runs three within the next over of Ashwin.
Australia 130/4 after 46 Overs: Green testing waters as Bumrah tries to bother him early on with various lengths. Did India miss a trick by not giving the ball to the Gujarat pacer straight after the break? There is an assured enchantment from Rahane and Co. after Umesh’s final supply of the next over strikes Labuschagne on the thigh pad. This was, nonetheless, clearly happening leg and the umpire wasn’t.
Australia 125/4 after 43 Overs: Umesh’s huge front-foot no-ball solely tells the story of an erratic show from the Indians within the second session. Bumrah oversteps as nicely, TWICE, within the very next over.
|However oh nicely… All are nicely that ends nicely, as they are saying. Rahane holds on to a great catch at gully as Bumrah snaps up his second wicket of the day. Head heads again.|
Cameron Green joins Labuschagne, who’s headed in direction of a fifty, within the centre. And hastily, as Umesh bowls an absolute jaffa to Labuschagne, it looks as if the Indian bowling unit is up and respiratory once more!
Australia 117/3 after 40 Overs: Australia again within the field seat because the aspect enters triple figures. The Indian assault after lunch has been considerably insipid, apart from the occasional bumper or two. Bumrah, within the 40th, finally ends up conceding two back-to-back boundaries as nicely to only make issues worse. Time for a drink break.
Australia 97/3 after 37 Overs: Siraj hits Labuschagne on the pinnacle with a well-directed bouncer. Rahane checks on the Queensland batsman to see if he’s okay. Necessary concussion checks and helmet alternative underway. It appears to be like like Labuschagne is okay sufficient to hold on. Head, within the meantime, continues to battle in opposition to the odd quick ball.
Australia 88/3 after 34 Overs: Head struggles to get on the highest of the bounce off Siraj’s bowling and virtually finally ends up playing one to Rahane’s fingers at gully. Ashwin, within the subsequent over, finally ends up conceding a boundary in byes as he goes exploring down leg and Pant would not handle to shuffle throughout in time. Labuschagne and Head have managed to run 4 off the final ball of the 34th over; we’re going to see loads of these at this time owing to the size of the MCG.
Australia 72/3 after 31 Overs: Siraj is mixing it up nicely – even forcing Head to duck as soon as with a pointy 140kph-plus bouncer. Ashwin, in the meantime, continues to make use of the bounce on provide to good impact to puzzle the Aussie duo.
Australia 67/3 after 28 Overs: Debutant Mohammed Siraj to begin issues off after lunch. And he’s on the cash, straightaway. Bowls the primary one full and proper within the slot with the left-handed Head on strike. Two runs come off the over.
What a dramatic finish to the primary session. Labuschagne is given out lbw off Ashwin however he opinions and the replays present the ball cruising over the wickets. Australia goes to lunch three down for 65. India takes the honours within the first session – probing spells from Ashwin and Bumrah holding the Australians on their toes. Ashwin as soon as once more eliminating Smith. Glorious captaincy from Rahane as nicely.
Australia 54/3 after 25 Overs: Rishabh Pant is his standard chirpy self behind the stumps. He has been tidy to this point. Jadeja is not getting the identical buy off this pitch as Ashwin. Perhaps, it is time for a seamer to cost in for a brief burst earlier than lunch. A wicket earlier than the break will put India firmly on high.
Australia 48/3 after 22 Overs: Wade will likely be furious together with his shot choice. His dismissal ended up triggering a mini-collapse. The onus will likely be on Labuschagne and Head to see Australia by means of to lunch. In the meantime, it is a twin spin assault for India with Ravindra Jadeja and Ravi Ashwin bowling in tandem.
Australia 41/3 after 19 Overs: A phrase on Rahane’s captaincy: as a substitute of turning to debutant Siraj, he introduced Ashwin first change and the transfer paid dividends. Additionally noteworthy is the quantity of flip Ashwin has bought on today one wicket. Very astute management from Jinx.
Australia 39/3 after 16 Overs: This has been an excellent session for India after having lost the toss. They’re throughout Australia in the meantime. The transfer to introduce Ravi Ashwin early into the assault has laboured wonders thus far. Large props to Rahane as nicely. In the meantime, Bumrah is in the course of a probing spell. Hastily, the pitch appears to be taking part in all types of tips.
|GONE! Ashwin will get the massive fish for the second time this sequence; Smith is caught at leg-slip for nought. An enormous wicket for India. Travis Head joins Labuschagne.|
Australia 35/2 after 13 Overs: GONE! Ravi Ashwin removes Matthew Wade, Ravindra Jadeja pulling off a pointy catch whereas avoiding a collision with Gill. That was a pointless shot from Wade, regarded to go after Ashwin and paid the worth. That one dipped and turned, good bowling from Ashwin. Steve Smith joins Labuschagne. Glorious begin from India.
Australia 25/1 after 10 Overs: Umesh Yadav has bowled nicely. He has been pushed a number of occasions, however, has stayed full. Has worked up good tempo too. On the different finish, how Bumrah has bowled to the right-handers thus far, Rahane has given him 4 slips and a gully. India on the assault right here and so they have to be as a result of this primary hour is essential and they should make inroads.
Australia 20/1 after 7 Overs: Bumrah and Umesh have begun nicely, bowling fuller than they have been in Adelaide. The motion within the air and off the pitch has inspired the duo to pursue that line of assault. In the meantime, Wade has regarded constructive throughout his quick keep – a few punchy drives off Umesh to get him going.
|GONE! Burns falls for a 10-ball duck. Bumrah with the breakthrough. Burns in all probability ought to‘ve left that however pokes at it and Pat takes a regulation catch. Marnus Labuschagne in at No. 3|
Australia 10/0 after 4 Overs: Umesh Yadav is sharing the brand new ball with Bumrah. Wade bought off the mark with a drive on the up, punched between cowl and level for 3. There is a little bit of motion off the floor and positively some swing on provide for the quicks. However aside from that, it is a fairly flat floor and a very good toss to win you’d think about. In between, Wade was squared up by a Umesh supply, with the thick outdoors edge falling simply in need of Gill at second slip.
That is the 100th Test between Australia and India. Australia has received 43 and India 28. There was only one tie and 27 attracts. England is the one different group that has performed greater than 100 or extra Tests in opposition to India.
Tim Paine: We’ll bat first. Christmas was very quiet, we had half the families right here. We have now spoken about the truth that series wins are extra vital than particular person wins. We have now nice depth in our aspect.
Boxing Day Tests between India and Australia in Melbourne
|Australia (Playing XI): Matthew Wade, Joe Burns, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith, Travis Head, Cameron Inexperienced, Tim Paine(w/c), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood
Team India XI:Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, R. Ashwin and Mohd. Siraj.
India Squad: Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini, Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav, KL Rahul, Shubman Gill, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Siraj, Wriddhiman Saha(w), Kuldeep Yadav
Australia Squad: Joe Burns, Marcus Harris, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith, Travis Head, Cameron Green, Tim Paine(w/c), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Matthew Wade, Josh Hazlewood, Moises Henriques, James Pattinson, Michael Neser, Mitchell Swepson