The India vs Australia series is becoming more interesting as the four-match Test series is equaled by 1-1. The first match was won by 31 runs by the Indian national cricket team with the help of Cheteshwar pujara’s knock of 123 and 71. The second match was won by 146 runs by Australian national cricket team, as Nathan Lyon magnificently took 8 wickets of the Indian team in the match.
The third Test will starts onwards from December 26 at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne. Both the teams will try to get the lead in the series.
Indian team is struggling with their playing XI as Prithvi Shaw got injured in the practice match and was ruled out of the series, R. Ashwin played the 1st Test and he got injured before the 2nd Test, the openers Murali Vijay, and K.L. Rahul are not performing well and the middle order is fully dependent on Captain Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara.
A piece of good news for the Indian team is that all-rounder Hardik Pandya is all fit and is likely to make his comeback in the 3rd Test against the kangaroos. He was injured during the Asia Cup 2018 and was going under various treatments and surgeries. He will boost the energy of the Indian team in the middle order and with his balling too.
The former Australian national cricket team batsman Michael Hussey want Indian team to include the all-rounder Hardik Pandya in the Playing XI as he will help with both, that is bat and ball, and it will help in attacking the opponent.
The comeback of Hardik Pandya will also help the Indian team in India vs Australia series, as they will get a chance to pick one spinner in the playing XI, which was seen the absence in the 2nd Test.
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