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Editor’s Pick (T20): India - Australia

India is back to being on top. And boy, it’s just a wonderful feeling. A wonderful place to be, isn’t it? India also won the first T20 at Ranchi. It was a rain interrupted match. Sigh. When will those stop? India beat Australia by nine wickets. This is the seventh consecutive win for India in T20. I am going to try to not bring this up. I was honestly a little down when India lost what could have been their tenth consecutive win in ODI format. Well the heart wants what the heart wants, yes?

Second T20. Steven Smith is back home thanks to his shoulder injury. The Aussies look to keep the series alive while India just wanna win all the way. This is a three match T20 series out of which India has won the first. This is also the first international match at The new Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati. The ground also would want to be at their best. Let’s hope it’s a good day weather wise. The rains are honestly a rain on the parade.

One lineup
Batsmen
Shikar Dhawan
Virat Kohli
David Warner
Rohit Sharma
Aaron Finch
Bowlers
KW Richardson
Bhuvaneshwar Kumar
Kuldeep Yadav
Nathan Coulter-Nile
All-Rounder
Hardik Pandya
Wicket-Keeper
MS Dhoni


An experimental lineup
Batsmen
David Warner
Aaron Finch
Virat Kohli
Lokesh Rahul
Bowlers
Bhuvaneshwar Kumar
Andrew Tye
Adam Zampa
Y Chahal
Jaspir Bumrah
All-Rounder
Glenn Maxwell
Wicket-Keeper
MS Dhoni

Which one would you prefer?
Indu
P.S. Please note that the above-expressed opinions are purely the Editor’s. We do not take responsibility, nor can we guarantee the performance of the players. All the best !!!



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