Today the third Test match between India and Australia has started. This match is being played at Holkar Stadium in Indore. Team India has already made an unassailable 2-0 lead in the four-match Test series. By winning this test, the Indian team would like to win the series. Also, on winning this match, Team India will qualify for the final of the World Test Championship. Indian captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bat first.
KL Rahul and Mohammed Shami are out of playing-11
Indian captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bat first. The captain has made two changes in the playing-11. KL Rahul and Mohammed Shami have been dropped. Shubman Gill in place of Rahul and Umesh Yadav got a chance to play in place of Shami. At the same time, Steve Smith, who is captaining the Australian team in the absence of Pat Cummins, has also made two changes in the playing-11. Cameron Green has been given a chance in place of Stark and Warner in place of Cummins.
Statistics in Tests of teams of both countries
Talking about the statistics between the two countries in this format, India and Australia have come face to face in 104 Test matches. Out of this, Team India won 32 and Australia won 43 matches. One match has been tied and 28 matches have been drawn. Both the teams have come face to face in 52 Tests in India. Team India won 23 and Australia won 13 matches. 15 Tests were drawn and one match was tied. Both teams will clash for the first time at the Holkar Stadium in Indore.
Ashwin-Jadeja can show amazing again
Due to the dominance of Ashwin and Jadeja, Akshar Patel has not got many opportunities to bowl. Australia’s success depends on how they face the Indian spinners. Runs are always important, but how long they stay on the pitch will also be important. He will need to strike a balance between both defense and attack. The challenge before Ashwin and Jadeja will not be less.
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