The crucial third Test between India and Australia started on March 16, 2016, at the JSCA International Stadium Complex. As the series is now tied 1-1, both the teams will be trying hard to win the game at any cost to obtain a lead.

Live updates day 2

India 4/0 in 4 overs.

Australia scored a solid 451 runs in their first innings, thanks to skipper Steven Smith's flawless unbeaten 177 runs, he stood there like a rock as wickets tumbled on the other end.

Team News: India

After recovering from an injury, opening batsman Murali Vijay is back in the side. Karun Nair has found his spot in the playing eleven which made Abhinav Mukund sit on the bench.

During the toss, Indian skipper Virat Kohli told that the team would be trying to maintain the same rhythm and form which they showcased in the previous match at Bangalore. He added that the team had prepared well for this game which will directly reflect the player's performance on the ground.

Team News: Australia

Australia has included Pat Simmons and Glenn Maxwell in their playing eleven. Maxwell is very much familiar with the Indian conditions, and Steven Smith believes that it will offer them an extra cutting edge over the hosts. The dashing skipper said during the toss, that the pitch would not offer bounce for the pacers which will help them to build a decent first innings total.

Television Telecast and live streaming

Willow Tv is telecasting this match in the United States. The Indian Cricket team has a good fan following all across the US, and the channel expects a record viewership for this game.

In India, this game can be enjoyed live on the Star Sports. The live streaming can be watched by visiting the official website of Star Sports and Hotstar.

Pitch and Surface conditions

The surface at the JCSA Stadium is flat, and it does not have any grass on the top. The ball is expected to directly come on to the bat, which enhances the chances of a high-scoring game.

From day 3, cracks will start developing on the surface, and it will help the spinners to get extra turn.

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