Match Prediction and Analysis: India vs Australia Test 1

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The Australian team stands atop the points table in the Test Championship who come in head to head with the second-placed Indian team to play their first match of Ind vs Aus Test Series named as the evergreen Border-Gavaskar Trophy. With the commencement of this match, India plays its second and first-ever overseas pink ball Test which is also known as the Day-Night Test. Cricdaddy’s cricket match prediction tips are always on point with in-depth analysis as they predict and analyze this match too. Where the current generation is all up and about ODIs and T20s, veterans of the game still prefer the purest format of cricket, the Tests. Played across five days, both these teams are the masters of this format, ranking themselves high up in the Test Championship points table. The Australian team led by Tim Paine and the Indian team led by Virat Kohli come up in this epic battle of cricket where the series kicks off with a Day-Night Test in the beautiful ground of Adelaide Oval. 

Table of contents

  1. Venue
  2. Match Pitch Report
  3. Match Weather Report
  4. Expected Playing XI
  5. Overall Prediction

Match Venue

Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia

Weather Report

Cricdaddy’s cricket match prediction says that the weather during the Test would remain moist and humid with clear skies and temperatures not exceeding the 26°C mark. Lower chances of rain make this match even more exciting. Slow winds would be blowing with speeds around 5 kmph, affecting the swing and bounce of the ball at times. For more such weather news and live cricket updates, stay tuned to Cricdaddy Ind vs Aus live score.

Pitch Report

Situated on the War Memorial Drive against the backdrop of St. Peter’s Cathedral, this pitch is regarded as a batsmen’s paradise and the best batting pitch in Australia. Cricdaddy’s cricket match prediction tips say that this pitch works well for the batsmen for the first three days, where the pitch manages to stay solid and square. Starting on the fourth day, this pitch starts settling down and wears out making it a great track for spinners who duly exercise this advantage to claim rapid wickets. More in-depth reports coming in Cricdaddy IND vs Aus live score on Matchday.

Squad: Australia

Tim Paine (C and wk), Matthew Wade (wk), Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Joe Burns, Marcus Harris, Travis Head, Cameron Green, Michael Neser, Moises Henriques, James Pattinson, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, Nathan Lyon, Pat Cummins. Coach- Justin Langer

Squad: India

Virat Kohli (C), KL Rahul (wk), Rishabh Pant (wk), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ajinkya Rahane, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, Rohit Sharma, Shubhman Gill, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammad Shami, Mohammad Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Umesh Yadav. Coach- Ravi Shashtri

Expected Playing XI

Australia– Teams predicted by Ind vs Aus cricket match prediction today– Tim Paine (C and wk), Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Nathan Lyon, Joe Burns, Marcus Harris, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Cameron Green

India– Teams predicted by Ind vs Aus cricket match prediction today– Virat Kohli (C), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Mohammad Shami, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Hanuma Vihari, Cheteshwar Pujara, Shubhman Gill, Ajinkya Rahane

Overall Match Prediction

Both the inclusion of Rohit Sharma and exclusion of Virat Kohli after the first test would affect the team’s performance as predicted by all the Ind vs Aus cricket match prediction sites. Ajinkya Rahane would be handed the duties of captain after Virat Kohli’s departure. The middle-order for India has shown promise with some solid and steady batsmen and all-rounders. 

Cricdaddy’s cricket match prediction coverage during the second practice match between India and Australia showed that the pink ball softened and was pretty difficult to ball around the beginning of the third day. This would be quite a challenge for the bowlers of both the teams and especially India who play their first day-night Test in Australia as well as their first-ever overseas pink-ball test. 

The bowlers will have to be quick and decisive to judge their bowling techniques according to the changes in the ball and the pitch. Moreover, India has a huge and impactful bowling lineup, which could effectively team up against the powerful batting lineup of Australia. 

Australia on the other hand has brought up a strong team and defeating them at their conditions would be quite a challenge for the Men in Blue. Rohit Sharma, who is back with the Indian squad, is expected to give a promising performance in the Ind vs Aus Test series. All Ind vs Aus cricket match prediction sites predict that it will be a heavy tussle with no outright winner of the match. The predictions say that the match would extend till the fifth day and finally end up in a draw.

For further match-related information, follow Cricdaddy Ind vs Aus live score, which would be providing in-depth knowledge about the match proceedings. 

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