Bengaluru: India will host the Aussies for the second T20I taking place at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on February 27. Australia are leading the two-match series by 1-0 and will look to end the series on a winning note while India is expected to bounce back in the second T20I.
India lost the hard-fought first T20I match against Australia at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy stadium in Visakhapatnam. Glen Maxwell’s brilliant half-century guide Australia to a narrow three-wicket win in a thrilling last-ball finish.
Batting first Virat Kohli’s side placed a target of 126 runs with the help of KL Rahul’s half-century. Australia’s Nathan Coulter-Nile took 3 wickets in his 4-over spell. Australia were cruising 89/2 in the 14th over of the game with Glenn Maxwell and D’Arcy Short sharing an 84-run partnership. But Maxwell’s dismissal by Chahal led to a collapse that brought the equation down to 14 needed off the last over. But Umesh Yadav’s poor final over in the first match led Aussies to win the first T20I.
When and what time will the India Vs Australia, 2nd T20I take place?
India vs Australia, 2nd T20I match will start at 07:00 PM IST on February 27. The toss will take place at 06:30 PM IST.
Where will the India Vs Australia, 2nd T20I match take place?
India vs Australia, 2nd T20I match will take place at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.
Which channel will telecast India Vs Australia, 2nd T20I match?
India vs Australia, 2nd T20I match will be broadcasted on Star Sports Networks.
How to Watch the live streaming of the India Vs Australia, 2nd T20I online?
The live online streaming of India Vs Australia, 2nd T20I will be available in India on Hotstar web with the subscription, while the game can be streamed for free on mobile app of Hotstar and Jio TV.
Team India could replace Dinesh Karthik with Vijay Shankar as the latter is also capable to contribute with the ball. Umesh Yadav who was unable to defend 14 runs in the last over could also be subbed by Siddarth Kaul.
From: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli(c), Lokesh Rahul, Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni, Krunal Pandya, Vijay Shankar, Siddarth Kaul, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mayank Markande.
Predicted XI: Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli(c), Vijay Shankar, Rishabh Pant, MS Dhoni(wk), Krunal Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Siddarth Kaul, Mayank Markande
Jhye Richardson was the only bowler for Australia who was unable to take any wicket and conceded runs at the highest economy for Australia. He could be replaced by Kane Richardson for the next outing. Remaining Australia are expected to remain unchanged.
From: Aaron Finch(c), Alex Carey, Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, D Arcy Short, Marcus Stoinis, Pat Cummins, Glenn Maxwell, Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Peter Handscomb, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Lyon, Ashton Turner, Adam Zampa.
Predicted XI: Aaron Finch(c), D Arcy Short, Peter Handscomb (wk), Turner, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Kane Richardson, Jason Behrendorff, Adam Zampa