India will be playing against Australia at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground in the second match of the 3-match T20I series, on Friday. After facing a defeat in the previous match, the Indian team would be looking to make amends in their line-up and look to secure a victory in the match, as a defeat would cost them the series. As for Australia, a win in the match would see the gain an unassailable lead in the T20I series.
The rain interrupted the match proceedings in the contest which took place at the Brisbane Cricket Ground, on Wednesday. As per the weather forecast for Melbourne today, there’s a 90 percent possibility that there will be rain during the day. India vs Australia, 2nd T20I 2018: Check Out the Weather Forecast of Melbourne as Men in Blue Fight to Stay Alive in the Series.
The Indian team management faced flak for playing Krunal Pandya ahead of Yuzvendra Chahal in the first match. Pandya conceded a whopping 55 runs in his quota of overs. Also, KL Rahul was promoted to number 3, ahead of skipper Virat Kohli – another decision that drew criticism from the likes of former cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and Michael Clarke. Live Cricket Streaming of India vs Australia 2018-19, 2nd T20I on SonyLiv: Check Live Cricket Score, Watch Free Telecast of IND vs AUS on TV & Online.
Significant contributions from Glen Maxwell, Chris Lynn, Adam Zampa and Marcus Stoinis saw Australia ride to victory in the first match. Defending 13 runs in the last over with Rishabh Pant and Dinesh Karthik on the crease was not an easy task; however, Stoinis ensured that his team had the last laugh in the night. India vs Australia 2018 Video Diaries: Virat Kohli Obliges Fans With Autographs Ahead of 2nd T20I at Melbourne.
Come Friday; the clash at MCG will be an exciting watch for the fans, given that it is a do-or-die situation for India. However, will the rain gods permit it or not, is for time to tell. Stay tuned with LatestLY for all the live updates about India vs Australia 2018-19 Series!