After the spectacular 3rd test match, Australia and India are going face each other in the 4th and the last test match of India’s tour of Australia.
Australia vs India 4th Test Match Details:
The 4th Test match of India’s tour of Australia 2020-21 will be played between at The Gabba Cricket Ground, Brisbane from 15th January 2021, Friday.
The game is scheduled to begin at 05:30 AM IST and can be seen live on Sony Networks.
Australia vs India 4th Test Match Preview:
Team India are coming with the confidence of hardly achieved draw against Australia in the third test match of the series. Chasing a massive total of 406 runs in the second innings, it started, at one stage, looking possible for team India with a fearless knocks from Rishabh Pant (97) and Cheteshwar Pujara (70).
Even after the continuous fall of wickets, Hanuma Vihari and Ravichandran Ashwin made a solid defensive team effort to help the team attain a draw, in what was expected to be an easy Australia-win.
On the other hand, Australians will be pretty depressed for not getting the victory even after putting a massive total in their second innings. Steven Smith and Marnus Labuschagne are the batting core of their team. Their bowling unit, including the likes of Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc, is also in great form.
Australia vs India 4th Test Match Weather Report:
The temperature is expected to hover around 20°C, with 65% humidity and 11-19 km/hr wind speed. There are 10% chances of precipitation during the match. 4 of the 5 days are forecasted to be interrupted by rain.
Australia vs India 4th Test Match Pitch Report:
The Gabba Cricket Ground, Brisbane is expected to be a good deck for the pacers. The average score at this venue is 250. Batting is expected to be difficult during the initial phase as there will be swing on offer.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
56% of match played at this venue has been won by the team batting second.
Australia vs India 4th Test Match Injury Update and Availability News:
India is seriously concerned about their injuries and they are likely to play the 4th test without the likes of Jasprith Bumrah, Hanuma Vihari and Ravindra Jadeja.
Australia vs India 4th Test Match Probable XI
Australia: David Warner, Will Pucovski, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith, Travis Head, Tim Paine, Cameron Green, Patt Cummins, Josh Hazelwood, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon.
Bench: Mathew Wade, Sean Abbott, Mitchell Swepson, James Pattinson, Moises Henriques, Micheal Neser, Marcus Harris.
India: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishab Pant, Wriddhiman Saha, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Muhammad Siraj, Thangarusu Natarajan
Bench: Prithvi Shaw, Kuldeep Yadav, Navadeep Saini.
AUS vs IND 4th Test Top Picks to consider for your Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Steve Smith, the World’s 2nd ranker Test cricket batsman, has scored 7527 runs from his 75 test matches with an average of 61 runs and will be among the top picks for this match considering his form in the last game.
Rohit Sharma had scored 33 and 52 runs after returning to the squad from his international break. With a total of 2457 international test match runs, he will be a promising pick for this game.
Marnus Labuschagne is the current leading run scorer for Australia in this series, he has scored 293 runs from his 6 innings so far.
Ravichandran Ashwin is the top-performing all-rounder from India in this series and has grabbed a total of 12 wickets so far, he will have an even bigger responsibility on his shoulders in this match.
Ajinkya Rahane is the captain and leading run-scorer for India in the series, with a total of 203 runs from last 6 innings.
Pat Cummins, the lethal pacer of Australian team, has a total of 15 wickets from the series and will be among the biggest threats for India on this surface.
Australia vs India 4th Test Match Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Steve Smith, Pat Cummins.
Vice-Captain – Ajinkya Rahane, Marnus Labuschagne, Rohit Sharma
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for AUS vs IND 4th Test Match Dream11 Team:
Keeper: Rishabh Pant
Batsmen: Steve Smith (VC), Marnus Labuschagne (C), Cheteshwar Pujara, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Shubman Gill
All-Rounders: Ravichandran Ashwin
Bowlers: Pat Cummins, Josh Hazelwood, Mohammad Siraj
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for AUS vs IND 4th Test Match Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Tim Paine, Rishab Pant
Batsmen – Steve Smith (C), David Warner, Will Pucovski, Rohit Sharma (VC)
All-Rounders – Ravichandran Ashwin, Cameron Green
Bowlers – Pat Cummins, Nathan Lyon, Navdeep Saini
Australia vs India 4th Test Match Expert Advice:
There is great help for the fast bowlers at The Gabba so prefer picking quality pacers in your fantasy side, they can get you massive fantasy points in this match. Batters like Shubman Gill and Rohit Sharma from India may play a big role in this test match, while Steve Smith and David Warner may turn out to be the top performers from Australia.
Australia vs India 4th Test Match Prediction:
With the strong batting lineup and quality bowling unites, along with injury concerns for India, Australia have an upper hand in this match. Still, it won’t be a one-sided affair considering the last 3 matches of the series.