IND vs AUS Live: Ajinkya Rahane is leading India in the absence of regular captain Virat Kohli.© Instagram
India take on Australia in the third Test of the four-match series at the Sydney Cricket Ground beginning today. The two teams come into the match with the series tied 1-1. Weather will be a concern with rain predicted for the first two days of the match in Sydney. India welcome back Rohit Sharma into the Test side, while pacer Navdeep Saini is set to make his debut in the longest format, replacing the injured Umesh Yadav. The rest of the team is unchanged from the win at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Australia are set for a new opening partnership as well, with David Warner likely to return and Will Pucovski also expected to be named in the playing XI. (LIVE SCORECARD)
3rd Test, Day 1 LIVE UPDATES Between Australia (AUS) vs India (IND), Straight From Sydney Cricket Ground
Men’s Test cricket to get its first woman official!
Claire Polosak will become the first woman today, to official a men’s Test match, when she acts as fourth official for the third Test match today between Australia and India!
Go well, Claire! https://t.co/y88GdDhU25
— Australian Women’s Cricket Team (@AusWomenCricket) January 6, 2021
BIG NEWS! Will Pucovski to debut!
22-year-old Will Pucovski is set to make his debut today! BIG NEWS FOR AUSTRALIA AND CRICKET FANS! The youngster was expected to play in the first Test itself, but missed out due to concussion!
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) January 6, 2021
Good morning and welcome everyone!
Good morning and welcome everyone to our live coverage of the third Test match between Australia and India. Day 1 is about to begin with toss set to happen in 4:30 am IST. The match is happening at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Both sides are currently level at 1-1, with the visitors winning the second Test match. Can Ajinkya Rahane lead India to another win? Or will it be the Aussies? Whatever happens, Day 1 will be crucial for both teams and could up having a big say in the series! Stay tuned!
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