Indian players scared of Virat Kohli the captain, more relaxed under Rahane : Shane Lee, brother of Brett Lee

Indian players scared of Virat Kohli the captain, more relaxed under Rahane : Shane Lee

Ever since India won the Melbourne Test after getting bowled out on 36 in the first Test of the series, certain section of people started to vouch for making Ajinkya Rahane permanent captain of Indian Test team and voices started to grow louder when the team triumphed in Australia after beating them in the 4th … Read more

Washington Sundar had no pads to play the Gabba Test, had to go a shop in the middle of the match

Washington Sundar had no pads to play the Gabba Test, had to go a shop in the middle of the match

India’s tour of Australia was nothing but a struggle for a lot of Indian players. The scale of struggle varied for different players. Some struggled to keep up with the quarantine rules, some struggled with body injuries while someone like Mohammed Siraj went through a difficult mental trauma after losing his father because he wasn’t … Read more

” Only he knows if it was intentional or not ” – Alastair Cook gives his opinion on Smith’s pitch scuffing controversy

Alastair Cook gives his opinion on Smith's pitch scuffing controversy

Australia’s Steve Smith was a center of discussion among cricket fraternity when his video of scuffing Pant’s guard on the pitch at Day 5 of Sydney Test had gone viral. He had coped a lot of criticism from fans and former cricketers for this even though there were many defending him as well calling it … Read more

Mohammed Siraj credits RCB and Virat Kohli for his success on Australia tour

Mohammed Siraj credits RCB and Virat Kohli for his success on Australia tour

Mohammed Siraj played a huge role in India’s success in winning Border Gavaskar Trophy and breaching Gabba fortress by picking up 13 wickets in the series and 6 in the match. He was the highest wicket taker for India after missing out in the opening Test match at Adelaide. Upon returning to India, he credited … Read more

Border Gavaskar Trophy : Five heroes of India’s historical series win in Australia

Border Gavaskar Trophy : Five heroes of India's historical series win in Australia

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Watch : Rohit Sharma mocks Steve Smith by shadow batting in his crease

Watch : Rohit Sharma mocks Steve Smith by shadow batting in his crease

Just a week ago, on the 5th day of Sydney Test which was lot famous for India’s fightback, Australian batsman Steve Smith was caught in the center of a storm when a video footage of him scuffing Rishabh Pant’s batting guard had gone viral on social media and he was heavily criticized by cricket fans … Read more

13 wickets for India’s bowling attack in Gabba Test – lowest after 1946, a rare phenomenon worth telling your next generation

13 wickets for India's bowling attack in Gabba Test - lowest after 1946, a rare phenomenon worth telling your next generation

Even in your wildest dreams 2-3 months ago, would you have thought that India will be playing without Bumrah, Ashwin, Jadeja, Shami and Ishant come the 4th Test of Border Gavaskar Trophy 2020-21? The answer would be – definitely not. With so many injuries all at once, it had to happen. It was just the … Read more

AUS vs IND Dream11 Prediction, 4th Test Australia vs India Match Prediction, Players to pick in Dream11 & Fantasy Cricket Tips

AUS vs IND Dream11 Prediction, 4th Test Australia vs India Match Prediction, Players to pick in Dream11 & Fantasy Cricket Tips

AUS vs IND Preview

After a fighting draw at SCG here we are it again. It’s time for the 4th and final Test of Border Gavaskar Trophy. It’s also the series decider with Australia having an advantage of home conditions, favorable pitch and a fit side over India. Nevertheless, with Indian fighting spirit, it promises to be a cracker of a game. In this article, we bring you AUS vs IND Dream11 Prediction where we will bring you Dream11 Team, Fantasy Tips, Playing 11 and best players to pick and why in your Dream11 Team for AUS vs IND Match.

  • Match Venue : The Gabba, Brisbane
  • Match Time : 05:30 AM IST | 12:00 AM GMT

Australia Team News

Australia were shocked and disappointed to not convert their last result into a win when they should have but they will also be relieved to get back to Gabba after all the all field drama. They absolutely love playing here and they will take a lot of confidence from the record that they have beaten India 5 out of 6 times on this venue. Check this post to know their record at Gabba

Australia have lost Will Pucovski due to injury though and Marcus Harris has replaced him in the playing 11. Harris has the experience of playing against the Indian attack back in 2018 but this is a totally new Indian attack due to injury. All the other 10 players are same which featured in the last test.

Players to pick from Australia

  • Steve Smith
  • Marnus Labuschagne
  • Pat Cummins
  • Josh Hazlewood
  • David Warner

India Team News 

Indian team is currently going through some serious hard times where they’re affected both physically ( due to injuries ) and mentally (due to quarantine) but they have shown extreme courage to hang in this series up until third Test. From the last test, Hanuma Vihari and Ravindra Jadeja have been ruled out due to injuries. There are doubts over the fitness of Ravi Ashwin and Jasprit Bumrah and they are being monitored.

India have kept their playing 11 options available until the toss. There are a lot of permutations and combinations going on for India’s playing 11 at the moment. Team is facing some extraordinary situations right now with so many injuries that there might come a time when they’ll pick anyone who is fit irrespective of skills and positions. Here are 4 doubts going around with selections at the moment.

  • Who will replace Hanuma Vihari? – Wriddhiman Saha is the most popular choice right now but if Mayank is fit, India can play him at 5 too to strengthen the batting. Even Prithvi Shaw is an option if Mayank is not fit.
  • Who will replace Ravindra Jadeja? – Most probably Kuldeep Yadav will play for Jadeja. Washington Sundar is also an option.
  • What if R Ashwin is not fit? – If he’s not fit, Kuldeep will play at Jadeja’s place and Washington Sundar or the one left between Mayank & Shaw might play for R Ashwin.
  • What if Bumrah is not fit? – Going by the indications, Bumrah will be replaced by Shardul Thakur in case he doesn’t get fit.

All these questions will be answered at the toss at 5 AM so you’ll need to wake up early morning to finalize your team.

Players to pick from India

  • Cheteshwar Pujara
  • Shubman Gill
  • Ajinkya Rahane
  • Rishabh Pant
  • Kuldeep Yadav
  • Jasprit Bumrah
  • R Ashwin

Other Fantasy options from both sides

Australia : Nathan Lyon, Cameron Green (If Ashwin doesn’t get fit, it will leave us to only one option among all-rounders, which will be Cameron Green)

India : Rohit Sharma, Mohammad Siraj, Mayank Agarwal

AUS vs IND Playing 11

Australia

David Warner, Marcus Harris, Matthew Wade, Marnus Labuschagne,  Steven Smith,  Cameron Green,  Tim Paine (capt & wk),  Pat Cummins,  Mitchell Starc,  Josh Hazlewood,  Nathan Lyon

India

Rohit Sharma,  Shubman Gill,  Cheteshwar Pujara,  Ajinkya Rahane,  Rishabh Pant, Wriddhiman Saha (wk)/Mayank Agarwal/Prithvi Shaw,  R Ashwin/Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav,  Navdeep Saini,  Mohammed Siraj,  Jasprit Bumrah/Shardul Thakur

Australia vs India Pitch Report

The pitch at Gabba is generally a fast, bouncy one that plays into Australia’s hands because of their fearsome bowling attack which is why every time a team tours Australia, Gabba is one venue they hate to play. No Asian team has ever won a Test match here and it will be difficult for India again with most of their players injured. Here are some statistics about this venue.

  • Average first inning score : 337
  • Average second inning score : 321
  • Third inning average score : 242
  • 4th inning average score : 163
  • Matches won batting first : 25
  • Matches won batting second : 23

AUS vs IND Dream11 Team Prediction

Wicket Keepers

  • Rishabh Pant

Batsmen

  • Cheteshwar Pujara
  • Ajinkya Rahane
  • Shubman Gill
  • Steve Smith (vice captain)
  • Marnus Labuschagne

All Rounders

  • C Green 

Bowlers

  • Pat Cummins (captain)
  • Josh Hazlewood
  • Mohammad Siraj
  • Shardul Thakur

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