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 third day’s play, Australia scored 103 runs in their second innings, losing 2 wickets. Now on the third day the Kangaroo would like to move towards the big score.
Lead the kangaroos
The host team has taken a lead of 197 runs on the basis of the first innings, while its 8 wickets are still safe. Australia will try to give a big target to Team India.
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Smith-Labushen Not Out
By the end of the third day’s play, Steve Smith was on 29 and Marnus Labuschen scored 47 runs. On the fourth day, both these batsmen will have the responsibility of scoring huge scores.
Jadeja without Team India
Ravindra Jadeja has been ruled out of the entire Test series due to injury. At the same time, Rishabh Pant’s elbow injury is not very serious. He will be present for batting in the second innings.
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