Pitch and Weather: Spin-friendly (that sound you just heard is Ravi Shastri going woohoo!). And a clear threat to left-handers. Nagpur weather is usually hot and dry.
India vs Australia Highlights today. 1st Test, Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Jamtha, Nagpur, Thursday 9-2-2023, Australia tour of India 2023.
Toss: Australia chose to bat first.
India team: 1 Rohit Sharma (capt), 2 KL Rahul, 3 Cheteshwar Pujara, 4 Virat Kohli, 5 Suryakumar Yadav, 6 KS Bharat (wk), 7 Ravinda Jadeja, 8 R Ashwin, 9 Axar Patel, 10 Mohammed Shami, 11 Mohammed Siraj
Australia team: 1 David Warner, 2 Usman Khawaja, 3 Marnus Labuschagne, 4 Steven Smith, 5 Matt Renshaw, 6 Peter Handscomb, 7 Alex Carey (wk), 8 Pat Cummins (capt), 9 Nathan Lyon, 10 Todd Murphy, 11 Scott Boland
Head to Head In Test’s: 102
India Won: 30
Australia Won: 43
India Test Rankings: 2nd
Australia Test Rankings: 1st
(Last five completed matches, most recent first)
Match Timings: 4:00 AM GMT | 9:30 PM Local
Umpires – Nitin Menon, Richard Illingworth
TV Umpire – Michael Gough
Match Referee – Andy Pycroft
Reserve Umpire – KN Ananthapadmanabhan
Match number – Test no. 2490