First Test: Match Against Australia Tomorrow, India Has Not Won In Adelaide For 15 Years
- Since 1948, India played 11 Tests in Adelaide, winning only one of them.
- Direct broadcast of the match from the 5:30 am on Sony Sports Network.
Adelaide: The first Test of the four-match series between India and Australia is to be played in Adelaide from December 6. India played Test for the first time on this ground in 1948. Since then, India has played 11 Tests here, in which it has lost in seven. The only Indian win here was in December 2003. India defeated Australia by four wickets. From then on, India played three Tests here, in which it faced defeat in two while having one test draw.
India lost in both of their previous Tests here: Talking about the last five Tests between the two teams here, Australia won three and India won one match. Having one test draw. In December 1999 Australia scored 285 runs and in 2003 India won by four wickets. In January 2008, there was a Test drawn between the two teams. After this, Australia defeated India by 298 in January 2012 and 48 in December 2014.
India lose by one innings at one time: Australia’s biggest win against India in the Test on this ground was achieved in January 1948. Then Australia defeated Team India by an innings and 16 runs. Since then India never lost in Adelaide by the difference of innings Don Bradman, Australia’s leader in the Test of 1948, while India’s leader was Lala Amarnath.
70 years ago, Vijay Hazare had scored centuries in both innings: In that match, Australia won the toss and bat first, Sydney Barnes and Lindsay Hassett scored a century and Bradman scored a double century to score 674 runs. India scored 381 runs in the first innings thanks to the victory of Vijay Hazare and Dattu Phadkar, but they did not survive the follow-on. In the second innings, Vijay Hazare again scored 145 runs, but he could not avoid the defeat of his victory.
Australia’s 70% success rate in Adelaide: The Australian team has played 76 Tests so far in Adelaide. In this, it won 40, while losing 17. 19 matches were drawn. Australia has been invincible for the last eight years. It was last here defeated by England in 2010. In that Test, England won by an innings and 71 runs. This was Australia’s second biggest defeat on the field. Earlier, in 1892, England defeated Australia by an innings and 230 runs. Australia has played seven Tests here since 2010. Out of this, Australia won six, while a match was drawn.
Australia won the last five Tests in Adelaide: Talking about the last five Tests on the field, the Aussie team has won all. It scored 218 runs in England in December 2013, 48 runs in December 2014, three wickets for New Zealand in November 2015, seven wickets in South Africa in November 2016, and defeated England by 120 runs in December 2017.
Kohli is just eight runs away from becoming the top Indian scorer in Adelaide: Team India captain #Virat Kohli has scored 394 runs in two Tests with the help of three centuries. Here’s an average of 98.50. Virat is the second highest run scorer among Indian batsmen in Adelaide. At first is Rahul Dravid, he has scored 401 runs in a four-Test one century. Vijay Hazare, the Indian batsman who scored the highest average in Adelaide. He played a Test here, which scored 261 runs at an average of 130.50.
Virat Kohli is 8 runs away from 1000 runs in Australia: Virat Kohli is eight runs away from completing 1,000 in Test #cricket in Australia. Indian batters Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman, and Sachin Tendulkar have so far made 1,000 or more runs in Australia. Sachin is at the forefront with 1809 runs in this list. Laxman has 1236 runs and Dravid has 1143 runs. Virat has 992 runs in eight Tests in Australia.
The possible teams are:
India: Virat Kohli (Captain), Murali Vijay, Lokesh Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, and Jaspreet Bumrah.
Australia: #Tim Paine (captain), Aaron Finch, Usman Khawaja, Peter Handscomb, Shaun Marsh, Travis Head, Mitchell Marsh, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, and Josh Hazlewood.
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