India vs Australia 2nd Test: After India’s remarkable win against Australia in the 1st test on 9-11 January, Team India is ready to fight in their home ground against Australians for the 2nd test match of the series. In the last match team, India won by an inning and 132 runs by scoring 400 runs against Australia’s 177 & 91 runs.
Ravindra Jadeja for his stunning performance became the Player of the Match as he took the first 5 wickets of the match. Along with him Ravichandran Ashwin, Rohit Sharma, and Axar Patel were also among the top players in the match. With incredible captaincy and team effort, India leads the series by 1-0.
The 2nd test match will be played at the Arun Jaitely Stadium, Delhi. Let’s know about the venue and full details about the match.
When and Where to Watch India vs Australia 2nd Test
The 2nd test match leading the Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2023 will begin on 17th February at 9:30 am IST at Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. Whereas the 3rd and 4th Test matches between India and Australia will begin from 1 to 5 March in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, and 9 to 13 March in Ahmedabad respectively.
Live Streaming: Ind vs Aus 2nd Test will be broadcasted live on Star Sports Network and Star Sports HD. Fans can also stream the matches live on the Disney+ Hotstar app too.
Team India: Rohit Sharma (captain), Ishan Kishan (Wicket-keeper), Srikar Bharat (Wicket-keeper), Virat Kohli, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Md. Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Umesh Yadav, Cheteshwar Pujara, Axar Patel, Md. Shami, Shreyas Iyerr, Shubman Gill, Surya Kumar Yadav
India is expected to make no change in the playing XI.
Team Australia: Pat Cummins (Captain), Alex Carey (Wicket-keeper), Peter Handscomb (Wicket-keeper), David Warner, Marnus Labuschangne, Matt Renshaw, Steve Smith, Usman Khwaja, Cameron Green, Travis Head, Josh Hazlewood, Lance Morris, Matthew Kuhnemann, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, Nathan Lyon, Scott Boland, Todd Murphy
On the other hand, we might see Team Australia making some changes in playing XI. Travis Head might be replacing David Warner according to reports. Renshaw also might find himself on the bench.
Head To Head
India is going strong against the Australians as they have now won the last 4 series out of 5, including 2 in Australia.
Tickets for the match has said to be sold out.
India vs Australia 2nd Test: Match Prediction
Even though India defeated Australia in the 1st test by a remarkable score, the Australian team still has a chance to game up in the 2nd test. This time it’s important for Australia to bounce back as they have to recover from their humiliating loss in the 1st test. They will surely do their best unlike the last time but this is going to be hard as our favorite squad is in the opposition.
However, it will only be possible when the Australians will have an answer to Jadeja and Ashwin. The spin duo will once again be standing firm between their victory. Considering Delhi’s condition and pitch, Australians might find it difficult to win the game.
Let’s see if team India will be leading again or if the Australian team will be back on the track.