Delhi Pitch Report: India vs Australia 2nd Test pitch report. What to expect from the wicket? Check here

Updated on: Feb 15, 2023 2:16 pm IST

Delhi Pitch Report

Delhi Pitch Report: It took India only 2 days and 2 sessions to wrap up Australia in the first Test of Border Gavaskar Trophy in Nagpur. After 1-0 down, the Australians are looking forward to the second Test slated to begin from 17th February at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in the nation’s capital. A win in the second Test for India will almost certain them a WTC final berth, and this is something they would be looking forward to. In this post, we will be discussing Delhi pitch record for second Border Gavaskar Trophy Test.

Delhi Pitch Report

India and Australia have locked horn against each other at the Arun Jaitley stadium 7 times in Test matches. India has managed 3 wins, whereas, Australia have won only a solitary game and three matches have been drawn. The surface here has historically assisted the batters in the opening two days. However, on day 3 like most venues in the subcontinent, the surface assists the spinners.

Delhi Pitch Report
First look at the wicket for IND vs AUS 2nd Test at Arun Jaitley Stadium

The Delhi pitch report suggests that the bounce here on the wicket is comparatively less than other wickets in India. Therefore, batters will have to be watchful with the low bounce. In the above image, one can easily see how dry the wicket looks. Rough patches on the bowler’s follow through can be seen which will surely be exploited by the spinners.

As soon as the pitch got revealed, fans have already started posting their verdict and hilarious memes on Social media. Check a few of them below,

Squads for IND vs AUS 2nd Test

India Squad: Rohit Sharma (C), KL Rahul (VC), Shreyas Iyer, Axar Patel, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shubman Gill, KS Bharat (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohd Siraj, Mohd Shami, Umesh Yadav.

Australia Squad: Pat Cummins (C), Alex Carey (wk) Ashton Agar, Cameron Green, Scott Boland, Matthew Renshaw, Steve Smith, Peter Handscomb, Josh Hazlewood, Matthew Kuhnemann, Usman Khawaja, Travis Head, Lance Morris, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Todd Murphy, Mitchell Starc, David Warner.

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