India vs Australia: There are possibilities of rain on first two days of the third Test at SCG.© T20 World Cup/Twitter
Rain might play spoilsport on the primary two days of the third Test between India and Australia in Sydney. According to climate prediction web site accuweather.com, possibilities of rain on Thursday and Friday are 56 per cent and 53 per cent respectively. The forecast for the final three days is generally sunny with some clouds however lower than 5 per cent likelihood of rain. Maximum temperatures vary from 22 to 27 diploma Celsius whereas the mercury might drop to 15 levels at night time. The four-match sequence is stage 1-1 after India gained the second Test in Melbourne after a defeat within the first in Adelaide.
On Wednesday, India named their playing XI for the Test with Rohit Sharma changing Mayank Agarwal within the openers’ slot and Navdeep Saini set to make his Test debut, taking part in within the place of the injured Umesh Yadav.
Saini will type India’s pace-attack alongside Mohammed Siraj, who made his debut within the Melbourne Test, and Jasprit Bumrah.
For Australia, David Warner is more likely to return to the XI with Will Pucovski set to make his Test debut after having recovered from concussion.
Warner continues to be recovering from a groin harm sustained in November final yr however captain Tim Paine hinted at Warner’s inclusion within the XI on the eve of the Test.
“Hopefully, if he (Warner) gets in and gets away, that puts pressure back on opposition right away,” Paine at mentioned the pre-match digital press convention.
“Regardless of whom we are playing, we are a better team when David Warner is in that team from the runs he scores or the energy he brings into the group.”
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