AUS vs IND 2nd Test Dream 11 Fantasy Predictions: The second Test of a 4-Match series between Australia and India will be played from Saturday, December 26 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne.
Australia will be high on confidence after a massive win in Adelaide. With the way of victory in the opening Day/Night Test, the hosts would not be curious to bring any change in their playing eleven.
India, on the other hand, has faced a humiliating 8 wicket defeat in the first Test. To compound their woes, captain Virat Kohli and Mohammed Shami won’t be available for the rest of the series.
While Virat Kohli, headed back to India to be with his wife Anushka Sharma who is going to give birth to their first child in January, Mohammad Shami, on the other hand, has fractured his arm in the first Test and ruled out of the remaining Test series against Australia.
India, however, will bring few changes in their playing XI with Shubman Gill, expected to open with Mayank Agarwal. Ravindra Jadeja and KL Rahul are also expected to make a comeback from this game.
This is a perfect event for the fantasy sports enthusiast to switch on. So here are the match details, pitch report, weather forecast, best picks, probable playing 11 and dream11 fantasy team predictions for the 2nd Test between Australia and India.
AUS vs IND 2nd Test Match Details
- Match: Australia vs India, 2nd Test
- Date: 26 December 2020
- Time: 5:00 AM (IST)
- Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
AUS vs IND 2nd Test Weather and Pitch Report
According to the latest update in AccuWeather, only the second day of this Test match can face little rain challenge, but it is unlikely to interrupt the game for a longer period.
The surface at the Melbourne Cricket Ground is expected to provide a fine balance between bat and ball. In the early phase of the match, the bowlers will get some assistance from the wicket due to bounce. Later on, the batsmen will be able to play their strokes freely after getting settled on the wicket.
Also, the side winning the toss will most likely to bat first with the conditions expected to improve for the bowlers with each passing day.
Average 1st Innings Score:
AUS vs IND Boxing Day Tests at MCG: Head-to-Head
- Total Matches Played: 08
- India Won: 01
- Australia Won: 05
- Draw: 02
AUS vs IND 2nd Test Dream11 Probable Playing 11
Probable Playing 11 for Dream11 AUS vs IND 2nd Test – Australia vs India at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Predicted Playing 11 For Australia
Joe Burns, Matt Wade, Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Travis Head, Cameron Green, Tim Paine (C&WK), Pat Cummins, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood
Predicted Playing 11 For India
Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Shubman Gill, Hanuma Vihari, Ajinkya Rahane (C), Rishabh Pant (WK), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj and Umesh Yadav
AUS vs IND 2nd Test Dream11 Fantasy Playing 11
- Wicketkeeper: Matthew Wade
- Batsmen: Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane
- All Rounders: Chris Green, R Ashwin
- Bowlers: Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav
- Captain: Steve Smith
- Vice-Captain: Ajinkya Rahane
Australia & India Test Squads
Australia Test Squad
Tim Paine (C), Joe Burns, Cameron Green, Will Pucovski, Steven Smith, David Warner, Marcus Harris, Travis Head, Marnus Labuschagne, Michael Neser, Moises Henriques, Matthew Wade, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon, Sean Abbott, James Pattinson, Mitchell Swepson.
India Test Squad
Ajinkya Rahane (C), Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill, Rohit Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha, Rishabh Pant, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Siraj
AUS vs IND Broadcast and Live Streaming Details
- India: Sony Ten 1, Sony Ten 3, Sony Six
- Australia: Fox Sports
- New Zealand: Sky Sport NZ
- UK: Sky Sports Cricket
- South Africa: SuperSport
- Canada: ATN Cricket Plus
- USA: Willow TV
- Bangladesh: Gazi TV
- Live streaming: SonyLiv, Sky Go, Now TV
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.