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India vs Australia Tests schedule, match timing, live streaming details

India vs Australia 2nd Test match will take place on the Boxing Day (Dec 26) at Melbourne Cricket Ground. India needs to bounce back after a humiliating defeat in the 1st Test

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India's second innings scorecard of 1st Test, when it was bundled out its lowest Test score of 36 at Adelaide Oval. Photo: @cricketcomau

In a bid to secure a top-two finish on the (WTC) points table, India will kick-start its Test campaign against Australia at the Adelaide Oval, starting December 17. The four-match bilateral Test series between India and Australia is also termed as Border-Gavaskar Trophy, which is currently held by the Indian cricket team. However, India has an torrid start in the 4-match series as Australia won the first test by 8 wickets after bowling out India to its lowest Test score of 36 in the second innings.

IND vs AUS 2nd Test playing 11 prediction

Team India would look to win the series and consolidate its position on the WTC points table. The final of the inaugural edition of will take place in June, 2021 at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London. The top two teams on the points table will play the finals.

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ICC WTC points table as of December 24, 2020

Position Teams Played Won Drawn Lost Tied PCT(%) Series Won RpW ratio
1 Australia 11 8 1 2 0 83.5 2 1.614
2 India 10 7 0 3 0 70.5 3 1.804
3 New Zealand 9 5 0 4 0 62.5 2 1.111
4 England 15 8 3 4 0 60.8 3 1.223
5 Pakistan 8 2 3 3 0 39.5 1 0.853
6 Sri Lanka 4 1 1 2 0 33.3 0 0.589
7 West Indies 7 1 0 6 0 11.1 0 0.521
8 South Africa 7 1 0 6 0 10 0 0.521
9 Bangladesh 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.304

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Tests full schedule

Matches Date Time (IST) Venue
First Test (D/N) Dec 17-21 9:30 AM Adelaide Oval
Second Test Dec 26-30 5:00 AM Melbourne Cricket Ground
Third Test Jan 7-11 5:00 AM Sydney Cricket Ground
Fourth Test Jan 15-19 5:30 AM The Gabba, Brisbane

Tests live telecast details

The live telecast of Test series will be available on three channels of Sony Sports Network. Sony TEN 1 HD/SD and Sony SIX HD/SD will broadcast the AUS vs IND live match with English Commentary while Hindi Commentary will be available on Sony TEN 3 HD/SD.

AUS vs IND Tests live streaming for free

Doordarshan will not telecast the Test matches between India and Australia. If you want to live stream IND vs AUS Test match for free, you can watch the match on airtel xtream app and website. Otherwise, you have to take a Sony LIV Subscription to live stream the match on its app and website.

Here are the squad of both the teams:

India squad for Test series: (Captain), Rohit Sharma (for 3rd and 4th Test), Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Rishabh Pant (wk), Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Siraj

Australia squad for 2nd Test: Tim Paine (c), Joe Burns, Pat Cummins, Cameron Green, Marcus Harris, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Moises Henriques, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Michael Neser, James Pattinson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, Matthew Wade.

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First Published: Mon, December 14 2020. 13:02 IST