IND vs AUS 2nd TEST Match

IND vs AUS 2nd TEST Match Preview & Teams Squad


At the Arun Jaitley Stadium starting on February 17, will face off in the second Test. India won the first Test, taking a 1-0 lead in the four-match series. 

Australia chose to bat in the first Test after winning the toss. Jadeja and Axar each took 5 and 3 wickets for the Indian team, who totaled 177 runs on the board. A valiant 49 was made by Marnus Labuschagne against an all-star Indian bowling lineup.

In response, India collected a massive 400 in their first innings, with Axar Patel adding 84 runs with the bat and skipper Rohit Sharma reaching his 9th Test century. Australia lost the match by 132 runs after being bowled out for just 91 in the second innings. Jadeja and Shami each took two wickets, while Ravichandran Ashwin went on the prowl for five scalps. 

The Australians will be striving for a comeback while India will be looking to establish an unstoppable lead. There will likely be another thrilling match between these two teams.



Date: 17th-21st February 2023  TIME:– 9:00 AM

Venue: Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi, India 

2nd TEST Pitch & Weather Reports

On the days of the matches, it is predicted that the temperature will be approximately 23°C, with 42% humidity and winds of 5-8 km/hr. Precipitation is not anticipated during the game.

The Arun Jaitley Stadium is a batting-friendly ground that lots of good assistance to swing bowlers in the opening overs. On this track, the spinners don’t have a lot of early assistance. The first innings will feature easier at-bats than the second.



Shreyas Iyer was ruled out of the 1st Test due to injury and will be joining the playing 11 for the 2nd Test. 

For the second Test, Mitchell Starc will join the Australian team. As of right now, Josh Hazlewood and Cameron Green’s fitness have not changed. During the first Test, Matt Renshaw also had a slight injury, reducing the chances that he will play.

2nd Test Probable Playing 11

India: Rohit Sharma ©, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Srikar Bharat (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammad Shani, Mohammed Siraj 

Australia: Usman Khawaja, David Warner, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith, Travis Head, Alex Carey (wk), Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins ©, Scott Boland, Nathan Lyon, Todd Murphy 

2nd TEST KEY Players

India’s Ravindra Jadeja is a left-handed batter and orthodox left-arm spinner. In the previous game, he scored seven wickets and scored 70 runs. In this match, he intends to emulate his heroics.

Australian right-handed batsman Marnus Labuschagne is part of the team. He scored 66 runs in the previous game and will once again be a solid option to take into consideration. 

2nd Test Match Fantasy Team

Keeper – Alex Carey 

Batsmen – Steven Smith, R Sharma, Marnus Labuschagne, Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara 

All-rounders – R Jadeja (c), R Ashwin (vc), Axar Patel 

Bowlers – Mohammad Shami, Todd Murphy

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