Australia Tour of India 2023: In the Border Gavaskar Trophy tournament, Australia played two out of five Test matches on India’s tour, in the first match played in Nagpur, India defeated the Kangaroos by an innings and 132 runs. In the second match in Delhi, the Indian team defeated the guests by 6 wickets. Now the third match of the series between the two teams will be played at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore from March 1. After trailing 0-2 in the series, it will not be easy for the Kangaroos even on this ground.
Although the third match of this series was played at Dharamshala ground, but a few days ago a news came from the International Cricket Council that the venue of the third match has been changed to Holkar Cricket Stadium of Indore and the third match will be played there. Not Dharamshala but will move towards Indore.
Well, both the matches played in this series were very interesting and commendable, in which both the teams were performing well with their players. Where the Indian team was getting equal confluence of batting and bowling, in the field but the batting order in the Australian team was not expected, but gave excellent performance in bowling but luckily both the matches were disappointed. Let us tell you about the pitch of Indore and the statistics of Test matches before the match.
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IND vs AUS 3rd Test Match Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore.
The pitch of Holkar Stadium located in Indore is like other grounds in India. It is expected that spinners will play an important role here too. Team India’s spinner R Ashwin has played two Tests on this ground, in which he has taken 18 wickets. Overall, Indian spinners will again become a headache in the third match against Australia.
The average score of the first innings in Indore has been 353 runs while the average of the fourth innings is just 153 runs. It is clear from this that the team winning the toss in this match would like to bat first.
Team India unbeatable at Holkar Stadium.
India has so far been invincible in Test matches at the Holkar Stadium in Indore. Team India has played two matches on this ground in which it was successful in registering victory. India played a Test match at this ground for the first time in October 2016. Then he defeated the Kiwis by a huge margin of 321 runs.
Whereas in November 2019, India played the second and last match against Bangladesh in Indore. In this match, the Indian team defeated Bangladesh by an innings and 130 runs. These figures show that Australia’s path will not be easy in the second Test to be played in Indore. Now after about four years, India will play a Test match in Indore for the third time.
IND vs AUS 3rd Match Venue, Weather & Pitch Report
The third Test match between India and Australia will be played at the Holkar Stadium in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. This Test match to be held from March 1 to March 5 will start at 9.30 am Indian time. Talking about the pitch here, it is a completely helpful pitch for the batsmen, as well as the spin bowlers can get a lot of success here.
Where the ball can get a good turn after getting a little old. If you look at the weather here during this Test match, heat is knocking in India, in such a situation, the full wrath of sun lights will be visible. The maximum temperature will be 39 degree Celsius and the minimum temperature will be 21 degree Celsius on all the five days. There is no chance of rain here during this time.
IND vs AUS Last Two Match Result.
IND vs AUS Head to Head.
Interesting battles are seen between India and Australia. The rivalry between both the teams is very old. Who has played 104 Test matches in Assam so far. In which Team India has won 32 matches so far, while Australia has won 43 matches. So far 28 Test matches have been drawn between both the teams.
India vs Aus Test Match Squads:
India: Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Srikar Bharat (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed SirajBenchShubman Gill, Ishan Kishan, Kuldeep Yadav, Jaydev Unadkat, Umesh Yadav
Australia: Pat Cummins (c), Ashton Agar, Scott Boland, Alex Carey, Cameron Green, Peter Handscomb, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Usman Khawaja, Matt Kuhnemann, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Lance Morris, Todd Murphy, Matthew Renshaw, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, David Warner
IND vs AUS 3rd Match Playing Xi.
Australia – Pat Cummins (captain), Usman Khawaja, Travis Head, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith, Peter Handscomb, Cameron Green, Alex Carey, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Todd Murphy