Toss, Pitch, Free Cricket Betting Tips for Australia vs India 2nd Test


AUS vs IND Prediction, Free Cricket Betting Tips: Nothing gets better than a boxing day Test at MCG. Tomorrow, two heavyweights of modern-day cricket will face off against each other for the second Test of the historic Border Gavaskar trophy. After getting bundled up for 36 in their last innings, India will be playing for their pride in this match even in the absence of skipper Virat Kohli. So expect a fiery battle between these arch-rivals.

Australia vs India 2nd Test
Date & Time:  26 December 2020, 05:00 AM IST
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia
Live cricket online: Watch AUS vs IND 1st Test on Sony Six or Sony Ten HD

Dream 11 prediction Tips for Today

  1. Steve Smith averages 84.06 against India.
  2. Cameroon Green is a fine young all-rounder. He should find a place in your fantasy teams.
  3. Young Shubman Gill averages over 60 in First-Class cricket. He is an exceptional talent. Bet on him for mega leagues.

Expert free tip for team formation in Small Leagues

Wicket Keeper: Rishabh Pant
Batsmen: Shubman Gill, Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Cheteshwar Pujara
All Rounders: Cameroon Green, Ravichandran Ashwin
Bowlers: Pat Cummins, Jasprit Bumrah, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc

Suitable Captaincy Choice: Cheteshwar Pujara, Steve Smith
Suitable VC Choices: Cameroon Green, Marnus Labuschagne

AUS vs IND Who Will Win today match?

Win Prediction

IND- 20%
AUS- 70%
Draw- 10%

Betting Odds

Bet365- AUS- 1.33, IND- 6.00, Draw- 7.50
Betway- AUS- 1.30, IND- 5.50, Draw- 7.00

Prominent betting sides are predicting Australia to win this match comfortably.

Australia to win this match

Australia completely outplayed India in the last match at Adelaide. Now with Kohli, Shami etc missing, Australia is almost playing against an India-B team. This Indian team may not pose a threat to Australia by any means and hence they are expected to win this match as per AUS vs IND today match prediction.

Online cricket betting tips- Place your money on Australia.

Head to Head (overall)

  • Matches Played- 99
  • IND – 28
  • AUS- 43
  • Draw- 27
  • NR- 01

Head to Head (in AUS)

  • Matches Played- 49
  • IND- 07
  • AUS- 30
  • Draw- 12

Head to Head (at MCG)

  • Matches Played- 13
  • IND- 03
  • AUS- 08
  • Draw- 02


With Warner still unavailable, Australia won’t be making any changes to their line-up. India on the other hand has announced their line-up today and there are four major changes. Rishabh Pant replaces Saha for the wicket-keeper’s spot. Whereas young Shubman Gill and pacer Mohammad Siraj will make their debut and will replace Prithvi Shaw and injured Mohammad Shami. In place of skipper Kohli, India has decided to field in an extra allrounder in the name of Ravindra Jadeja.

AUS Playing XI: Mathew Wade, Joe Burns, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith, Travis Head, Cameron Green, Tim Paine, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Josh Hazelwood, Nathan Lyon

IND Playing XI: Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Mohammad Siraj, Jasprit Bumrah

IND vs AUS Toss Prediction and Pitch Report

MCG is one of the grounds in Australia that Indians won’t mind batting first. It is a belter of a wicket with not so bad assistance for the seamers. The captain who wins the toss is expected to bat first on this pitch.

AUS vs IND free cricket betting tips

Players who are expected to perform well as per AUS vs IND Dream11 Teams.

Top Batsman

IND- Cheteshwar Pujara

In Kohli’s absence, he is expected to lead the charge for India with the bat. Take him in your teams for sure.

AUS- Steve Smith

He is the World’s number one Test batsman. He averages 84.06 against India. He has scored 1430 runs against India from just 21 innings. He has to be one of the sure candidates for the Captain/ Vice Captain choice of your fantasy teams for this fixture.

Other Prominent Options: Marnus Labuschagne, Mayank Agarwal, Ajinya Rahane

Top Bowlers

IND- Jasprit Bumrah

With Shami ruled out, he is the lone warrior for India with the ball apart from Ashwin. Expect Bumrah to rise up to the challenge.

AUS- Pat Cummins

He is the world’s number one Test bowler. He loves playing in home conditions and has picked up 71 wickets from 16 matches played in Australia

Other Prominent Options: Josh Hazlewood, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mitchell Starc, Nathon Lyon

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