Sydney: The third Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy between India and Australia (IND vs AUS) is being played at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). By the end of the first day’s play, Australia had scored 166 runs after losing 2 wickets. Today, the Kangaroos will try to raise a big score against India in the first innings, so that they can completely get a grip on the match.
Smith-Labuschen at the crease
For Australia, Steve Smith scored 31 and Marnus Labuschen scored 67 runs. On the second day of the match, both these batsmen will have the responsibility of playing big innings. In the first two Test matches, Smith has been a failure in showing his work.
Stumps! A solid start to the critical third test for the Aussies.
– cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) January 7, 2021
Responsibility on Indian bowlers
The bowlers of Team India will have a big responsibility on the second day of the Sydney Test. So far only Mohammad Siraj and Navdeep Saini have managed to take 1-1 wickets. At the same time, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jaspreet Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja are still looking for the first wicket in this match.
India’s Playing XI: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammad Siraj, Jaspreet Bumrah, Navdeep Saini.
Australia’s Playing XI: David Warner, Matthew Wade, Will Pukowski, Marnus Labuschen, Steve Smith, Cameron Green, Tim Paine (captain and wicketkeeper), Nathan Lyon, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood.
field: Sydney Cricket Ground, New South Wales