India Vs Australia Second Test Match: Australia To Bat After Winning The Toss In Melbourne

Akshay Sonawane
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In the second Test match of India tour of Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia won the toss and chose to bat against team India. The first ball will be played at 5 AM IST. The home team is currently leading the Border-Gavaskar Trophy by 1-0 after an emphatic eight-wicket victory over the visitors in the first Test match.


Shubhman Gill and Mohammed Siraj are all set to make their Test debut, while the Australian team remains the same.


India: Mayank Agarwal, Shubhman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj


Australia: Mathew Wade, Joe Burns, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith, Travis Head, Cameron Green, Tim Paine, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood

India tour of Australia commenced from November 27, this is team India’s first international bilateral series since March 2020. The series bilateral series consists of 3 T20Is, 3 ODIs and 4 Test Matches. Australia won the ODI series 2-1 while team India won the T20I series 2-1 with the Aussies going 1-0 up in the Test series after the first Test match.