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Key player-battles to watch out in 3rd test of India vs Australia

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The ongoing Border-Gavaskar Trophy series is led by the Indian team by 2-0. The Aussie batsman could not trust either their sweep or their defense. Both the test matches end on the third day itself. Ravindra Jadeja is the man of the match for both matches. He contributes both with the bat and the ball. The leading run scorer is the Indian Captain himself, Rohit Sharma. The captain is leading the team from the front.

The key player battles for the 3rd test

1. Rohit Sharma Vs Mitchell Starc

The Australian all-rounder was injured for the first two test matches. Now, gets the green signal from its selectors. It is because their regular skipper Pat Cummins has left for Australia to be with his ill mother. According to reports, Mitchell Starc is not 100 percent fit for the 3rd test but will play it.

On the other hand, Rohit Sharma is the best batsman in the series and also the only centurion in the series. He is also the leading run-scorer of the series with 183 runs with an average of 61. He has shown all other batters on the application on this type of sub-continent pitches.

In the past battles of these two, Rohit Sharma has scored 61 runs in test cricket. He is yet to be dismissed by Starc in this format of cricket.

2. Travis Head Vs Ravichandran Ashwin in 3rd test

David Warner is ruled out of the series, Head is most likely to open the batting. Travis Head is the attacking batsman in the Australian lineup. The ability to score quick runs makes Head different from the other batsman. Taking the wickets of left-handers, especially in test cricket is like a cakewalk for Ashwin. The battle between the two will be great to watch out for.

3. Cheteshwar Pujara vs Nathan Lyon

The modern wall of cricket Pujara is coming to the rhythm of batting. Furthermore, he hit the winning runs in his 100th test(last match). Lyon also took a five fer in the last test match. When these two meet each other, Lyon has taken Pujara 11 times in test cricket. The office will try to add more to his tally of wickets.

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