With all said and done into the build-up of the 4-match Test series between India and Australia, the real action is going to begin at the Adelaide Oval, starting December 4. The series opener will give a bit of insight of how will the remainder of the series fare between the two arch-rivals. If you are looking for the live telecast and online streaming details of IND vs AUS, 1st Test match, then you can find the relevant information here. IND vs AUS 1st Test Day 1 Live Score.
Team India have already named their 12-man squad ahead of the match. The batting line-up picks for themselves, with KL Rahul, Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane fill the top and middle order by default. Rishabh Pant was an obvious choice ahead of Parthiv Patel.
It is highly likely that Hanuma Vihari will play ahead of Rohit Sharma on the 6th spot, given that he can be a handy bowling option for the visitors. However, with Kohli at the helm and Rohit in marvellous form, one cannot predict whom between the two will be selected. Australian Media Insult Virat Kohli-led Indian Side, Get Roasted By Fans Down Under on Social Media.
Both Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Umesh Yadav are benched, and instead, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami are picked ahead of them. It will be interesting to see how the quicks perform, with R Ashwin and Vihari providing the cushion.
As for Australia, they have dropped Mitchell Marsh and picked up Peter Handscomb. Also, Marcus Harris has been confirmed to make his debut in the match. Harris is said to open the innings with Aaron Finch, with Usman Khawaja taking the third spot. India vs Australia 2018: Virat Kohli & Co Announce 12-Member Squad for the 1st Test; Rohit Sharma Included.
Come Thursday; it will be an exciting watch for the fans to see India and Australia turning a new page in their intense rivalry. Given how the odds are stacked against Australia, and overseas’ record against India – the first Test match will be an intriguing battle Down Under!
When to Watch India vs Australia 2018-19, 1st Test Match, Day 1 Live Action? Know Date, Time & Venue Details:
The first match of the 4-match Test series will begin on December 6, at the Adelaide Oval. The game is scheduled to start at 5.30 am (IST), and toss is expected to take place 30 mins before it, at 5.00 am (IST).
Where to Watch the Live Telecast of India vs Australia 2018-19, 1st Test Match, Day 1 Action?
Sony Network is the official broadcaster of India vs Australia Series 2018-19 in the subcontinent. The fans will have to watch Sony Six channel to watch it in English commentary; whereas, if you want to watch it with Hindi commentary, you will have to tune into Sony Ten 3 channel.
Where to Get Free Online Live Streaming of India vs Australia 2018-19, 1st Test Match, Day 1 Contest?
Since Sony Network is the official broadcaster of India vs Australia Test Series 2018-19, then fans can watch the first Test match through their streaming service, i.e. SonyLiv. If they want to catch the live ball-by-ball commentary and latest updates of India vs Australia 1st Test 2018-19, you can read it by clicking here!