India vs Australia (test)

India vs Australia Match Result (TEST)

1st Test, Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune 23 February, 2017

Toss won by Australia (decided to bat)

Australia beat India by 333 runs

Man of the Match: Steve O'Keefe

Australia Squad

Aaron Finch, Chris Lynn, David Warner, Steven Smith, Travis Head, Glenn Maxwell, John Hastings, Marcus Stoinis, Moises Henriques, Matthew Wade, Adam Zampa, James Pattinson, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins

India Squad

Abhinav Mukund, Ajinkya Rahane, Cheteshwar Pujara, Karun Nair, Murali Vijay, Shreyas Iyer, Virat Kohli, Jayant Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Lokesh Rahul, Wriddhiman Saha, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav

Pitch Report

The pitch is a very dry one and will favour the spinners.

SWOT Analysis

IndiaAustralia
StrengthHome conditionsPace bowling
WeaknessUnknownBatting against spin
OpportunitiesTo start the series with a victoryTo register a Test win against India in India since 2004
ThreatsMitchell Starc, Steven SmithRavichandran Ashwin, Virat Kohli

Head to Head

IndiaAustralia
Matches won2440
Home Wins1928
Away Wins512
Highest Innings Score705 on Friday, January 02, 2004674 on Friday, January 23, 1948
Lowest Innings Score58 on Friday, November 28, 194783 on Saturday, February 07, 1981

Top Performers

IndiaAustralia
Highest Total Chased253 on Saturday, October 10, 1964338 on Friday, December 16, 1977
Lowest Total Defended104 on Wednesday, November 03, 2004145 on Saturday, January 25, 1992
Most Prolific BatsmanSachin Tendulkar - 3630 RunsRicky Ponting - 2555 Runs
Highest Individual Score281 by VVS Laxman On Sunday, March 11, 2001329 by Michael Clarke On Tuesday, January 03, 2012
Most Successful BowlerAnil Kumble - 111 WicketsBrett Lee - 53 Wickets
Best Bowling Analysis9/69 by Jasu Patel On Saturday, December 19, 19598/215 by Jason Krejza On Thursday, November 06, 2008

Team Rankings

RankTeamPointsRating
1 India 4983 122
2 South Africa 4020 109
3 Australia 5302 108
4 England 5071 101
5 Pakistan 3494 97
FULL Ranking