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Indian team captain Ajinkya Rahane and Australian captain Tim Paine during the toss. In the absence of regular captain Kohli, Rahane is handling the responsibility of captaincy.

The second match of the 4 Test series between India and Australia is being played in Melbourne. In this Boxing-Day Test, Australia won the toss and decided to bat first. There has been no change in the playing eleven of the team. At the moment, Matthew Wade is at the crease. Click here to see the scorecard of the match …

Australia lost the first wicket for 10 runs. Opener Joe Burns is out without opening an account. He was caught by Jasprit Bumrah at the hands of wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant.

Rahane is captaining in Kohli’s absence

The playing eleven of the Indian team was announced a day before. 4 changes were made to the team. This is the debut test of Shubman Gill and fast bowler Mohammad Siraj. Rishabh Pant got the chance to replace wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha. Prithvi Shaw, who was a flop in the first Test, was dropped.

At the same time, all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has got a place in the team. Captain Virat Kohli has returned to India on Paternity Leave. In such a situation, Ajinkya Rahane has been given the responsibility of captaincy. Middle order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara will be the vice-captain. Shubman was given the debut cap by coach Ravi Shastri and Siraj by Ravichandran Ashwin.

Both teams:

  • India: Ajinkya Rahane (captain), Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Jaspreet Bumrah and Mohammad Siraj.
  • Australia: Joe Burns, Matthew Wade, Marnus Labushane, Steve Smith, Travis Head, Cameron Green, Tim Paine (wicketkeeper and captain), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon and Josh Hazlewood.

100th Test between India and Australia
A total of 99 Test matches have been played between India and Australia so far. In this, India has won 28 and Australia has won 43 matches. 27 matches were drawn and 1 was inconclusive. 49 matches were played between the two in Australia. Out of this, India won only 7 and Australia in 30 matches. 12 matches were drawn.

India must win to stay in series
To stay in the race to win the series, the Indian team must also win this match. Australia are 1-0 ahead in the series after defeating India by 8 wickets in the first match. The Indian team has won the last two series against Australia. In such a situation, she would like to create history by winning this series too. Team India could not win 3 consecutive series against Australia so far.

Defeated Australia 2–1 in 2018
Team India last defeated the Australia team 3–1 in the Test series at their home in 2018. It was the team’s first Test series win in Australia. India has so far lost 8 out of 12 Test series in Australia and played 3 draws.

Team India won the previous Test in Melbourne
The Indian team may have had a poor test record in Melbourne, but the last match was won by India. On the 2018 Australian tour, the Indian team defeated the hosts by 137 runs in the Boxing-Day Test played in Melbourne.

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