The India National Cricket Team will take on Australia in the 2nd T20I of the three-match series at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday.
AUS vs IND 2nd T20I Match Details:
India will take on Australia in the 2nd T20I at Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday. The game is scheduled to begin at 1:40 PM IST
AUS vs IND 2nd T20I Match Preview:
India won the first T20I by 11 runs and made a strong statement beating the favourites at their home consecutively (3rd ODI & 1st T20I). The match-turning point was Yuzvendra Chahal, who came in as a concussion substitute for injured Ravindra Jadeja and took apart the Aussie’s top order completely. He was backed by the young Natarajan’s fiery debut.
Both teams set for the 2nd T20I which will take place in Sydney Cricket Ground on 6th December (Sunday). India will look to clinch the T20I series whereas Australia will be aiming to level the series and take the decider to the 3rd game.
AUS vs IND 2nd T20I Weather Report:
The temperature is expected to hover around 24°C on the match day, with 39% humidity and 23 km/hr wind speed. There are no chances of rain-interruptions.
AUS vs IND 2nd T20I Pitch Report:
The surface at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is a batting-friendly one, with little extra assistance for pacers on offer. The spinners will have to bowl on perfect areas to net scalps. The teams will be looking to bat first on this surface.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
WON – 2, LOST – 3, TIED – 0 (Last 5 games on this ground)
AUS vs IND 2nd T20I Injury Update:
Ravindra Jadeja has been ruled out of the remaining games due to injury in the 1st T20I.
AUS vs IND 2nd T20I Probable XIs:
India: Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Washington Sundar, Deepak Chahar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, T Natarajan
Bench: Navdeep Saini, Sanju Samson, Mayank Agarwal
Australia: D’Arcy Short, Aaron Finch, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey, Cameron Green, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Ashton Agar, Adam Zampa, Sean Abbott
Bench: Daniel Sams, Pat Cummins, Marnus Labuschagne
AUS vs IND 2nd T20I Picks To Consider:
Aaron Finch has been in excellent form in the ODI series and has got a good start in the T20I series as well. He will be a worthy pick in the fantasy team. Moises Henriques contributed 30 runs with the bat, and also picked 3 wickets in the 1st T20. His all-round display makes him among the top pick for this game. Mitchell Starc picked a couple of wickets and will remain to be a threat for the Indian top order with his pace and accuracy.
Virat Kohli missed to fire in the first game and would be eager to compensate in this match with a big score on board. Yuzvendra Chahal was phenomenal in spinning the web against Australian top order. He will be a cause of concern for the Aussies once again. T Natarajan had a dream debut in the first T20I by netting 3 scalps and will be hoping to continue his great form into this match as well.
Captain and Vice-Captain Choices For AUS vs IND 2nd T20I:
Captain: Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli
Vice-Captain: KL Rahul, Mitchell Starc, Moises Henriques
AUS vs IND 2nd T20I Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – KL Rahul
Batsmen – Virat Kohli (c), Moises Henriques (vc), Steve Smith, Aaron Finch, Darcy Short
All-Rounders – Glenn Maxwell, Hardik Pandya
Bowlers – Mitchell Starc, Yuzvendra Chahal, T Natarajan
AUS vs IND 2nd T20I Suggested Playing XI No. 2 for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – KL Rahul (vc)
Batsmen – Aaron Finch (c), Steve Smith, Moises Henriques, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli
All-Rounders – Hardik Pandya
Bowlers – Adam Zampa, Mitchell Starc, Natarajan, Yuzvendra Chahal
AUS vs IND 2nd T20I Expert Advice:
The surface is a batting-friendly one so fill in your fantasy team with explosive batters and lethal pacers.
AUS vs IND 2nd T20I Probable Winners:
Australia are the favorites to win this despite India winning the 1st T20I.