Cricket Betting Tips for 1st Test:Australia vs India at Pune
India comprehensively brushed aside Bangladesh in a one-off game at Hyderabad as they look all geared up to face much tougher proposition in shape of Australia on Thursday in the first of the four match series at Pune.
Jayant Yadav might come into the frame for the first test after he sat out the previous game against Bangladesh as Kohli opted to play three frontline seamers. Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the one who will be replaced by Yadav for the game. The conditions at Pune will offer pace and carry for fast bowlers and spinners as suggested by curator on the eve of the game.
India is to likely one with same side that decimated Bangladesh a few weeks ago that means no place for the likes of Karun Nair, Hardik Pandya and Bhuvneshwar Kumar in the lineup.
Australia on the other hand will look to finalize their eleven as Matt Renshaw might open with David Warner given Usman Khuwaja noticeable struggles against spinners. Renshaw did not score enough runs in the warm-up but is mostly likely to be in the final eleven to face India at Pune.
Mitchell Marsh is likely to make a comeback into the test side as he will preferred ahead of their explosive player like Glenn Maxwell. Steve Smith, Peter Handscomb and Shaun Marsh will be crucial to the side’s chance as three are most capable to face spin bowling on pitches that might turn more than expected. Marsh is expected to score big for Australia as he was the only batsman to score hundred in Sri Lanka while Smith will be pick for the side to score big runs.
The visitors will pick two spinners for the game in Nathan Lyon and Steven O’Keefe. Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc will be the two frontline bowlers for Australia in the game.
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