IND vs AUS:The first match of the much-awaited Border-Gavaskar Cup between India and Australia will begin in Nagpur from Thursday. The four-match Test series is also very important in terms of the World Test Championship. In such a situation, both the teams would like to start the series with a win. If India loses this series, they will be out of the final of the World Test Championship. At the same time, Australia can be out of the final race if they lose 4-0. Currently both the teams are in the race for the finals.
The first match of the four-match Test series between India and Australia will be played in Nagpur from Thursday. Both the teams are working hard for this match. India has won the last three Gavaskar Championships.
Australia’s challenge in Nagpur will not be easy for the Indian team. There is a lot of talk about playing India 11 before the start of this series. There are many players who can get a chance to debut in India. India’s team for this series had a total of three players who could make their Test debut in India. There is one player in these three who has been waiting for a year to make his Test debut in India.
There is a lot of enthusiasm among the fans regarding the India-Australia Test series. The first match of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy will be played in Nagpur from February 9. While the second Test match of the series will be played from February 17 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. However, both the teams would like to win their first Test match and gain an edge in the series. The Indian team will take the field without batsman and wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant. At the same time, the Australian team will not have the best players like Josh Heddlewood and Mitchell Starc.
IND vs AUS Match Playing Squad
India: Rohit Sharma, Lokesh Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shubman Gill, KS Bharat, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Mohammed Shami.
Australia: David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith, Travis Head, Alex Carey, Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Scott Boland.