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2018 IND vs AUS: India Tour Of Australia 2018 Test Squad, Player List, Indian Team Players Name For The First Tests

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced the final 12 players for the 1st Test against Australia starting at Adelaide Oval on Thursday. Murali Vijay and Rohit Sharma back in India Test squad for Australia tour.

India has indicated Rohit Sharma’s comeback in this match at Adelaide. It will be clear tomorrow in which position he will bat. Lokesh Rahul and Murali Vijay are likely to get the opportunity to open because of the Prithvi Shaw’s injury. Australia also announced the names of the last eleven players for the first test match.

Mumbaikar Rohit did not get a place in the Test series against England and the West Indies. However, in a limited-overs match, Hitman Sharma has done a great job. So his claims in the Test team have got stronger. Lokesh Rahul’s form has become a matter of concern for the team. Because of that, Rohit may get an opportunity to open with Murali Vijay in the first Test match between India and Australia.

Hanuma Vihari or Rohit can be given a chance in the final eleven if they decide not to play in the opening pair. In Bowling department, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Jaspreet Bumrah and R. Ashwin will be the key.

Indian Team Final 12 for the 1st Test against Australia in Adelaide:

India Squad: Murali Vijay, Lokesh Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(C), Ajinkya Rahane (VC), Rohit Sharma, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant(wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami

Meanwhile, Australia has announced the names of the last eleven players. Marcus Harris’s will make test debut, and he will be responsible for the opening of the Kangaroos with Aaron Finch. Usman Khawaja is going to bat at number three. The surprise move of the team is that Deputy-keeper Mitchell Marsh has been dropped.

Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, and Travis Head will take care of the middle order, ahead of skipper and wicket-keeper Tim Paine.

In Aussies bowling attack Mitchell Starc will be supported by Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood while Nathan Lyon is the only spinner in this squad.

Australian Team Final 11 for the 1st Test against India in Adelaide:

Australia Squad: Marcus Harris, Aaron Finch, Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Travis Head, Tim Paine(w/c), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon

India Tour Of Australia 2018 Player List:

Teams:
India (From): Murali Vijay, Lokesh Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant(w), Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami

Australia (From): Marcus Harris, Aaron Finch, Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Travis Head, Tim Paine(w/c), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon

Venue Scoring Stats:-

Avg 1st Inn Score: 386
Avg 2nd Inn Score: 359
Avg 3rd Inn Score: 281
Avg 4th Inn Score: 213

Highest Total: 674/10 (151.3 Overs) by AUS vs IND
Lowest Total: 82/10 (25.7 Overs) by AUS vs Windies
Highest Chased: 315/6 (134 Overs) by AUS vs Eng
Lowest Defended: 184/10 (79 Overs) by AUS vs Windies

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