India vs Australia Second Test Perth Day 1 Match Report December 4 2018

Australia finished day one of the second Test marginally ahead on a difficult pitch as an improved performance with the bat saw the hosts end the day at 277/6.

India made two changes to the XI that had triumphed in Adelaide- one was on expected lines as Hanuma Vihari replaced the injured Rohit Sharma, but the other was a bit of a surprise as Umesh Yadav earned the nod ahead of Bhuvneshwar Kumar, as the visitors chose to go with an all pace attack. Continue reading “India vs Australia Second Test Perth Day 1 Match Report December 4 2018”

India vs Australia First Test Adelaide Day 5 Match Report-2018

India’s bowlers bowled splendidly as they picked up the six wickets required to enable the visitors to beat Australia by 31 runs and go 1-0 up in the test series. Continue reading “India vs Australia First Test Adelaide Day 5 Match Report-2018”

India’s Test record at Perth against Australia

Here is Team India’s Test record against Australia at Perth ahead of the second test in the West Australian capital that begins on Friday.

India won the first test in Adelaide by 31 runs, but face an uphill task to replicate their success in Perth, where they’ve won only once in four previous visits. This test will be played at the new Perth stadium- the earlier ones between the two nations were all played at the WACA. Continue reading “India’s Test record at Perth against Australia”

India vs Australia First Test Adelaide Day 3 Match Report December 8 2018 30348 Attendance

Cheteshwar Pujara once again held fort for India with an unbeaten knock of 40 as the visitors finished Day 3 of the first test at Adelaide on 151/3, with an overall lead of 166 runs. A healthy crowd of 30,348 was present in the SA capital to witness an absorbing day of test cricket, following somewhat poor attendances of 23,802 and 25,693 on Days 1 and 2 respectively. Continue reading “India vs Australia First Test Adelaide Day 3 Match Report December 8 2018 30348 Attendance”