Border Gawaskar Trophy consisting four test matches has come down to final test at Dharamshala which draws in plenty for both sides. Currently, series in leveled at 1-1 so a win here decides the series for host or visitors.
Meanwhile, suspense continues on Virat Kohli whether he would take field on Saturday or Shreyas Iyer will replace him who has been called in as his cover. Indian skipper cleared that he’ll play only if he is 100% fit. He injured himself is last test while stopping a boundary and also he didn’t came back for fielding thereafter though he did bat. Indeed, a big blow if host go without their charismatic skipper in must win game.
Australia, after losing series in Sri Lanka and home series loss to South Africa, are now on verge of pulling off a historic series. There has been an intense atmosphere through out the series both verbally as well as stiff competition on the field.
When Mitchell Marsh and star bowler Mitchell Starc was left out from third test one may have thought a big dent to Australia but their replacements Glen Maxwell and Pat Cummins respectively played responsibly. Maxwell scored century while Cummins grabbed four wickets as their contribution in a draw.
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Pitch at Dharamshala is expected to benefit pacers so visitors may think over inclusion of Jackson Bird replacing Steve O’Keefe who was wicket-less in last match on a pitch which suited batsman.