India has been on a tour of Australia for an all-round series from T20 series to ODI and then Test match series. India played their first pink ball test match on foreign soil. India lost that match and after that India won the second test match settling the score to 1-1 each with two matches remaining. Ind vs Aus 3rd Test will be played from 7th – 11th January 2021.
Result of the 1st test match was that Australia won by eight wickets where Indian batting order shattered into pieces, and no batsmen could not even get upto a double-figure score.
The second match was the complete opposite. Batting first Australia failed to score a defendable score, but last match’s loss made India take precautions, and it was when Ajinkya Rahane scored the first century of the series.
Ind vs Aus 3rd Test Details
India vs Australia 3rd Test will be played from 7th January to 11th January 2021 at the Sydney Cricket Ground. It will be telecasted on Sony Sports Network which will be 4:30 AM IST. The match is on the verge of being called off as the Covid cases in the area has increased alarmingly.
The details have been informed, and the news is that either the audience will not be allowed inside the stadium or the number of spectators inside will be reduced to half or even less. Other than this, if the viewers are allowed, they might have to wear a mask during the game to avoid the spread of Covid.
Gladys Berejiklian said that the government had taken all preventive measures to ensure that the match will be free from all problems related to Covid.
“I’ve spoken to the chair of CA this morning … I don’t want to take words out of their mouth, but they provided feedback to me to say that they’ve been very positive and optimistic about the way we’ve been dealing with it as the NSW Government,” she said. “They did say they were concerned about the Queensland government’s position and what that meant for their players once they finished the Test here and went to Queensland.”
Ind vs Aus 3rd Test News
Rohit Sharma:- The Indian Opener is all set to play the 3rd Test match, which will be played from 7-11th January 2021. The Opener is not fit and ready to replace out of form Mayank Aggarwal. He has only scored 31 in his four innings of Adelaide and Melbourne test matches. Seventeen runs were his highest score.
The Indian cricketer was ruled out of IPL 2020 due to his Hamstring Injury and then missed T20 and ODI series and first and second test match. Medical Team cleared him to play, and he came to Australi and completed his 14 days quarantine policy. The opening was the problem in both the test matches and with Rohit Sharma back in the TeamTeam in the absence of Virat Kohli is essential.
He will also be the Vice-Captain of the TeamTeam and Ajinkya Rahane will be the Captain. Shubhman Gill will be the other batsman who will open the batting.
T. Natarajan:- The latest news other than the Opener Rohit Sharma being included is the Yorker King T Natarajan was included in India’s Test squad as a replacement for Umesh Yadav, who suffered an injury. BCCI announced on Friday.
Umesh Yadav got sprained in his left calf muscle during the second test match played in Melbourne where he was forced to walk off the field. BCCI informed that Umesh Yadav and Mohammad Shami were returning to India to rehabilitate their injuries. They both are ruled out of the series.
David Warner:- He was ruled out of the TeamTeam due to a groin injury and but on Saturday he said that he might not be 100% fit even if he plays in 3rd test. He might be the first choice due to the Team’s struggling opening choice as there are no options for opening batsmen as they have failed to provide a decent opening partnership for the Team.
Ind vs Aus 3rd Test Details And News have mentioned above. T. Natarajan was included in the squad and might even get a chance to play in the match.