Australia vs. Pakistan: Second Test Preview

Australia vs. Pakistan: Second Test Preview

Match Details:

Series/tournament name: Australia v Pakistan

Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

Date: November 29, 2019

Time: 09:00 a.m. IST

Preview:

Australia will face Pakistan in the second Test in the two-match series, starting on Friday in Adelaide. The home side have a 1-0 lead after securing a comprehensive an innings and five-run triumph in the series opener in Brisbane. The game is expected to attract a larger crowd than the one in Brisbane, as it will be a day and night Test.

Weather report:

There are forecast of rain in the first four days of the match while the first day can be affected due to showers in the afternoon and evening.

Pitch report:

The pitch in Adelaide is traditionally a slower one where there is some assistance for the spinners. However, the behavior can be different considering the fact that the game will be played under lights along with pink ball and there are chances of rain nearly every day which will keep the track fresh.

Probable Playing XI:

Australia:

After securing a comprehensive win in the first Test, the home side is expected to field the same playing XI in Adelaide as well. In the batting department, the Kangaroos will be relying on the likes of in-form openers David Warner, Joe Burns, young Marnus Labuschagne and veteran Steve Smith to score bulk of the runs, whereas on the bowling front, the onus will be on the likes of pace trio of Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc

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Azeem Siddiqui
Passionate sports follower in the field of sports journalism for more than five years. Loves writing about cricket, football, and tennis.
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