AUS vs IND Fantasy Prediction: Australia vs India 2nd T20I – 6 December (Sydney). This is a golden chance for India to win the series whereas, the Australians would like to level it.
Hosts Australia will take on India in the 2nd T20I match of the three games T20I series. Two heavyweights are up against each other and, this promises to be an exciting T20 series.
Australia lost the first game from a winnable situation. This game is going to be a Do or Die game for the Australians, whereas the injury of Finch is a big concern. Alex Carey is expected to back in this game at the top-order. The team will rely of D’arcy Short for a fine start whereas, Starc and Zampa need to continue their bowling form.
India, on the other hand, lost the ODI series but registered a brilliant win in the last game. Chahal made his appearance in a controversial way, but he lead India to victory. However, Ravindra Jadeja is going to miss the full T20I series due to an injury. KL Rahul proved his batting form whereas, Natarajan was immense on his debut. This is a golden chance for the Indians to smash the series.
Pitch Conditions and Weather Details
This ground always produces good batting tracks with a little help for the pacers. The average 1st innings score in T20Is here is 164 runs.
Total T20I Games: 6; Bat 1st Won: 2; Bat 2nd Won: 4
We can expect clear skies throughout the game.
Probable XI for both sides:-
Australia – D’Arcy Short, Matthew Wade, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Moises Henriques, Alex Carey, Sean Abbott, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Adam Zampa, Mitchell Swepson.
India – KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Sanju Samson, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Washington Sundar, Mohammad Shami, T Natarajan, Yuzvendra Chahal, Deepak Chahar.
Three Match T20I Series
Match: Australia vs India Second T20I Match
Date and Time: 6 December, Sunday- 1:40 PM IST
Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Where to Watch: Sony Ten1 and Sony Six
Top 4 Batting Order
D’Arcy Short, Matthew Wade, Steven Smith, and Glenn Maxwell.
KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, and Sanju Samson.
Death Over Specialists
- Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc
- Mohammad Shami and Deepak Chahar
AUS vs IND Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
KL Rahul and Sanju Samson will be our wicket-keeper in this game. Rahul scored a brilliant half-century in the last game whereas, Sanju looked impressive as well. Rahul’s batting average is 45.82 in T20Is whereas, Samson has scored more than 3000 runs in T20 cricket.
AUS vs IND Fantasy Batsmen
Steven Smith, Moises Henriques, and D’Arcy Short will be our batsmen from Australia. Smith was brilliant in the ODI’s whereas, he has a strike-rate of 131.16 in T20I games. Short, on the other hand, is another underrated gem of T20 cricket. He has scored more than 2000 T20 runs whereas, he has picked 40 wickets with his left-arm spin. Henriques picked three wickets in the last game whereas, he has scored 3805 runs and picked 111 wickets in T20 games.
Virat Kohli will be our batsman from India. Virat failed in the last game but, he is going to be a big asset this game. He has scored 2803 T20I runs at an average of 50.05 whereas, his S/R has been 138.08.
AUS vs IND Fantasy All-Rounders
Glenn Maxwell will be our all-rounder from Australia. Maxi was absolutely brilliant in the ODI series, where he scored 167 runs at a strike-rate of 194.19. He has scored 1611 T20I runs at an average of 32.88 whereas, his S/R has been 158.10.
AUS vs IND Fantasy Bowlers
From Australia, the duo of Mitchell Starc and Adam Zampa will make it into our team. Starc and Zampa have picked 47 & 37 T20I wickets, respectively whereas, their economy has been under seven. Both of them bowled a beautiful spell in the last game as well.
Yuzvendra Chahal and T Natarajan will be our bowlers from India. Both of them picked three wickets each in the last game and proved their class. Chahal is a brilliant wrist-spinner whereas, Natarajan is going to be a threat with his left-arm angle.
Match Prediction: Australia are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Virat Kohli and KL Rahul
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + D’arcy Short and Moises Henriques
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