Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: Australia Tour of India, 2023 - India vs Australia - 3rd Test Match - 1st March - 5th March, 2023
The 3rd Test Match of the Australia Tour of India will be played between Australia and India on the 1st of March 2023 at the Holkar Stadium, Indore.
Live Scores - India vs Australia - 3rd Test Match
Top Tournament Stats - India v Australia Test Series 2023
The top run scorer for India in the Test series is Rohit Sharma with 183 runs under his belt.
The top wicket taker for India in the Test Series is Ravindra Jadeja with 17 scalps to his name.
The top run scorer for Australia in the Test Series is Marnus Labuschagne with 119 runs to his name.
The top wicket taker for Australia in the Test Series is Todd Murphy with 10 scalps under his belt.
India have beaten Australia in the Second Test of the series by 6 wickets to take a 2-0 lead in the 4 match series.
Australia batted first and they were bowled out for 263 in the first innings. Usman Khawaja was the lone warrior as he smashed 81 off 125 balls. The rest of the top order failed terribly. Peter Handscomb made 72 important runs to take Australia to a healthy total of 263.
India in their first innings started off well with Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul making 32 and 17 runs respectively before being dismissed. Virat Kohli scored 44 runs. A real game changing knock was played by Axar Patel who smashed 74 runs in 115 balls to take India's total past the 250 run mark to 262 in the first innings.
Australia struggled in the second innings right from the word go. They were 6 wickets down for just 95 runs and looked to be in deep trouble. Indian spinners bowled exceptionally well. Ravindra Jadeja picked up 7 wickets for 42 runs and helped wrap Australia innings at 113, leaving India with a target of 115 to win the second Test match.
During the second innings, Rohit Sharma started off very well. He smashed 31 runs off 20 balls. KL Rahul disappointed as he was dismissed for 1. Cheteshwar Pujara and Srikar Bharat then took the responsibility of taking India over the line. They scored 31 and 23 not out to take India home in the 27th over with 6 wickets in hand.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Australia squad: Pat Cummins (c), Ashton Agar, Scott Boland, Alex Carey, Cameron Green, Peter Handscomb, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Lance Morris, Todd Murphy, Matthew Renshaw, Steve Smith (vc), Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, David Warner (out due to injury)
India squad: Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul (vc), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KS Bharat, Ishan Kishan, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja (subject to fitness), Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Jaydev Unadkat, Suryakumar Yadav
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – India
Who will win?- India
Top Batter (Runs Scored) - Shreyas Iyer (India), Steve Smith (Australia)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken)- Ravichandran Ashwin (India), Nathan Lyon (Australia)
Most Sixes – Shreyas Iyer (India), Steve Smith (Australia)
Player of the Match- Ravichandran Ashwin (India)
Team Scores Batting first – India 400+, Australia 300+
Match Handicap: India
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