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India vs Australia Team (TEST)

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AUS vs IND Cricket Scorecard (TEST)

3rd Test TEST, Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne, 26 December, 2018

India
Ist INN

443/7

(169.4) RR 2.61

2nd INN

106 /8

(37.3) 2.82

v/s
India beat Australia by 137 runs
Australia
Ist INN

151/10

(66.5) RR 2.25

2nd INN

261 /10

(89.3) RR 2.91

Pitch Report

A lot of grass covering but underneath it's nice and hard. Overall, a good batting surface.

SWOT Analysis

AustraliaIndia
StrengthBowling attackAll-round
WeaknessBattingOpening slot
OpportunitiesShock the world with back-to-back Test winsStrut their stuff by winning here and retaining the Border-Gavaskar Trophy
ThreatsMayank Agarwal and Ravindra JadejaMarcus Harris and Nathan Lyon

Head to Head

AustraliaIndia
Matches won4227
Home Wins2921
Away Wins136
Highest Innings Score674 on Friday, January 23, 1948705 on Friday, January 02, 2004
Lowest Innings Score83 on Saturday, February 07, 198158 on Friday, November 28, 1947

Top Performers

AustraliaIndia
Highest Total Chased338 on Friday, December 16, 1977253 on Saturday, October 10, 1964
Lowest Total Defended145 on Saturday, January 25, 1992104 on Wednesday, November 03, 2004
Most Prolific BatsmanRicky Ponting - 2555 RunsSachin Tendulkar - 3630 Runs
Highest Individual Score329 by Michael Clarke On Tuesday, January 03, 2012281 by VVS Laxman On Sunday, March 11, 2001
Most Successful BowlerNathan Lyon - 80 WicketsAnil Kumble - 111 Wickets
Best Bowling Analysis8/50 by Nathan Lyon On Saturday, March 04, 20179/69 by Jasubhai Patel On Saturday, December 19, 1959

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 5211 116
2 New Zealand 3959 110
3 Australia 4320 108
4 England 5253 105
5 South Africa 3537 98
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6967 124
2 India 7939 118
3 New Zealand 5347 116
4 South Africa 5602 112
5 Australia 5915 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 8926 270
2 Australia 7815 269
3 England 6407 267
4 India 12141 264
5 South Africa 6220 259
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