India vs Australia, 2nd T20I Live Updates: Toss Delayed Further In Nagpur, Ground Inspection At 8 PM

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India vs Australia T20 Score: Toss delayed due to a wet outfield, ground inspection at 7 PM.© AFP

IND vs AUS Live Updates: The start of the second T20I between India and Australia has been delayed due to a wet outfield. The on-field umpires and the fourth umpire conducted a pitch inspection at 7 PM, and came to a conclusion that the toss can’t happen just yet. They next inspection will be held around 8 PM. The death bowling has been India’s Achilles heel, failing to defend a 208-run total in the serious opener. Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s form, especially, has been the topic of discussion. The star pacer was taken to the cleaners in the first T20I, as well as the Asia Cup. It will be interesting to see whether Bumrah makes his comeback, and if he does, who will make way for the star pacer. Australia lead the series 1-0, and are likely to stick with the same playing XI.  (LIVE SCORECARD)

India (probable): Rohit Sharma (capt), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal

Australia (probable): Aaron Finch (capt), Cameron Green, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Josh Inglis, Tim David, Matthew Wade (wk), Pat Cummins, Nathan Ellis, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood

Here are the LIVE score updates of 2nd  T20 Match between India and Australia straight from the VCA Stadium in Nagpur

  • 19:30 (IST)

    IND vs AUS: Is a full game possible?

    There is no official confirmation about the official cut-off time for a full match to happen as the toss has not been held yet. If a full-game is not possible, we might still have a five-over game, But nothing is certain as of yet.

  • 19:08 (IST)

    IND vs AUS: Toss delayed further

    Bad news coming out from the center. Toss has been further delayed. The next inspection at 8 PM.

  • 19:00 (IST)

    IND vs AUS: Inspection is underway

    The on-field umpires, KN Ananthapadmanabhan and Nitin Menon, are out in the middle. The fourth umpire has also joined the two, as they take a close look at the conditions in the middle. Meanwhile, the groundstaff is sprinkling some sawdust on one of the wet patches near the boundary line.  

  • 18:58 (IST)

    IND vs AUS: Virat and Maxi bond

    Virat Kohli and Glenn Maxwell also caught up during the warm-up. The RCB teammates shared a hug as well.

  • 18:52 (IST)

  • 18:26 (IST)

    IND vs AUS: Official Update

    Toss has been delayed due to a wet outfiled.

    Ground inspection at 7 PM.

  • 18:15 (IST)

    IND vs AUS: Will Bumrah make his comeback?

    Death bowling has been India’s Achilles heel, and the form of Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been a concern for the team. There has been talk that Jasprit Bumrah could make his return after recovering from an injury. The star pacer has been bowling in the nets, but it all comes down to whether he is match fit or not.

    Toss in 15 minutes. Stay tuned 

  • 17:43 (IST)

    IND vs AUS: Hello

    Good evening and welcome to our live coverage of the second T20I between India and Australia from the VCA Stadium in Nagpur. It has been raining since the last two days, and the practice sessions of both teams were cancelled on the eve of the match. 

    Hopefully, we can have a full game. If not, atleast some action..

    STAY TUNED!!!

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