IND vs AUS Test 2023 Pat Cummins has to return to Australia amid the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Someone in Pat Cummins's family is unwell, so he had to go home immediately after the Delhi Test. Steve Smith will lead the team in his absence.
In the second Test match played at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi, the Indian team defeated Australia by 6 wickets and took a 2-0 lead in the series. Meanwhile, a big news has come about Australian team captain Pat Cummins.
Actually, Cummins has to return to Australia amid the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Someone in Cummins' family is unwell, so he had to go home immediately after the Delhi Test. However, it is believed that Cummins may return to India before the third Test.
In such a situation, Cummins is expected to return to India before the third Test match, but if Pat Cummins does not return till the Indore Test, then Steve Smith can captain the Australian team in the third match.
Let us tell you that the batsmen of the Australian team have failed against the Indian spinners in the two Test matches played so far and their eyes are set on returning in the next two matches. In the second Test match played in Delhi, India defeated Australia by 6 wickets, in which Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin performed amazingly. Jadeja took a total of 10 wickets and piled on the Australian batsmen.
Australia squad for 3rd Test: Pat Cummins (c), Ashton Agar, Scott Boland, Alex Carey, Cameron Green, Peter Handscomb, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Usman Khawaja, Matt Kuhnman, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Lance Morris, Todd Murphy, Matthew Renshaw , Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, David Warner.
* Steve Smith can lead the team in the absence of Pat Cummins.