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AUS vs WI 2nd Test: COVID-19 hit Aussies eye series clean sweep against West Indies

AUS vs WI 2nd Test: COVID-19 hit Aussies eye series clean sweep against West Indies

AUS vs WI 2nd Test: Australia will aim to win the series against a meek-looking West Indies side in Brisbane.

AUS vs WI 2nd Test: The pink ball is out of the box as Covid-19 hit Australian team is set to take on West Indies for the final men’s Test of the summer as Aussies look to claim their fifth win in a row ahead of the AUS vs WI 2nd Test. On the other hand, West Indies will have to be at their absolute best in order to complete a memorable win in Brisbane.

Australia have had a few minor concerns since the first Test, with Usman Khawaja being closely monitored for signs of concussion and Travis Head contracting Covid in Adelaide. However, both are expected to be fine for the second Test on Thursday. There are no injury concerns for the visitors, who played three Test debutants in Adelaide. 

AUS vs WI Match Details:

Match: Australia vs West Indies, 2nd Test

Date & time: January 25 – 29, 2024, 09:30 AM IST

Venue: Brisbane Cricket Ground

Live Streaming: Disney+ Hotstar

Pitch & conditions:

The wicket in Brisbane is expected to be helpful for the pacers. The Pink ball is also expected to nip a bit during the evening and night sessions. Speaking about the weather, the forecast for the opening day is good, but the threat of rain increases after that and could be significant over the weekend.

Recent form:

Australia WWWWL 
West Indies LDLLL

AUS vs WI 2nd Test: Australia will aim to win the series in Brisbane.
AUS vs WI 2nd Test: Australia will aim to win the series in Brisbane

AUS vs WI 2nd Test: Playing XIs:

Australia XI: Usman Khawaja. Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne. Cameron Green, Travis Head, Mitch Marsh, Alex Carey (wk), Mitchell Starc. Pat Cummins (c). Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood.

West Indies XI: Kraigg Brathwaite (c), Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Kirk McKenzie. Alick Athanaze, Kavem Hodge, Justin Greaves, Joshua Da Silva (wk). Kevin Sinclair, Alzarri Joseph. Shamar Joseph. Kemar Roach.

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