MCG: India VS Australia Third Test, Ball by ball commentary

Australia VS India Third test Preview

Australia will play against India this year for boxing day test. Series is well poised after Australia’s win in second test to to level the series. Indians had vigorous training session unlike Australians yesterday.

India is all set to test new opening partnership. After a long time India is altering both the opening slots .Mayank Agarwal and Hanuma Vihari might be tested for opening slot. Both the players should consider this as golden opportunity. MCG will host this year’s boxing days test.

Australia is successful in providing top rated pitches for this series. Both the tests cam to final day. Despite momentum eith them. Australia is underdog for this series.

Rohit Sharma is all set to return to the team after missing out for second test. Along with him Ravindra Jadeja is set play his first in this test series. This reveals that Rohit Sharma is still long term prospect for team India. Bhuvaneswar Kumar will have to sit out after under performing in second test. Jadeja is the only front line spinner for third test.

Can Mitchel Marsh Justify his inclusion over Handscomb’s?

Mitchel Marsh has joined the squad to play third test. He is leading Perth scorchers team in this BBL Season . With younger Marsh’s inclusion Australia will have one extra bowling option. Australia already announced its playing XI. They stuck with their top order Aron Finch, Marcus Harris and Usman Khawaja. Infact Australia has made only one change . Peter Handscomb is replaced by Mitcehl Marsh. It’s unfair on Handscomb part to be dropped after having a good domestic season. His current form is better than both the marsh brothers.

 Cricinfo Predictions

  • Australia to win the match.
  • Khawaja to score century.
  • Pat Cummins to pick up a five wicket haul.
  • Hanuma vihari to get out under 20.

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