India vs Australia 2019, 2nd T20I: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

India vs Australia 2019, 2nd T20I: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Rohit Sharma might be rested for this game.

KL Rahul
KL Rahul. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Nobody expected the Vizag game to turn into a thriller. But India bowled exceptionally well to trigger the infamous Australian collapse and were in a position to win the game. But Pat Cummins and Jhye Richardson were smart enough in the last over to pull off a brilliant victory. With this being only a two-match series, the visitors have a great chance to pull off their first T20I series win in India.

India, irrespective of the result, are anyways going to make changes to the playing XI and Rohit Sharma might be rested with Shikhar Dhawan coming in. KL Rahul and Rishabh Pant are set to get more game time as Virat Kohli hinted ahead of the series. Though the home side will be eager to level the series and hope that their batsmen make amends for their failure a couple of days ago.

Match Details

The second and final game of the 2-match T20I series between India and Australia will be hosted by the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.

The match starts at 7:00 PM local time (IST) (1:30 PM GMT).

The game will be live on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi and Star Sports 1 Hindi HD in India. (Live streaming in Hotstar)

Last five completed T20I matches:

India: L, L, W, L, W.

Australia: W, L, W, L, L.

Pitch Condition/Report:

Average 1st innings score: 187.3 (Seven matches in IPL 2018)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 4, Lost – 3

Probable Playing XI:


Rohit Sharma/Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Virat Kohli(C), Rishabh Pant, Vijay Shankar/Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni (WK), Krunal Pandya, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mayank Markande.

Bench –Siddarth Kaul.


D Arcy Short, Aaron Finch(C), Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Ashton Turner, Peter Handscomb (WK), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Jhye Richardson, Adam Zampa, Jason Behrendorff.

Bench: Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Kane Richardson, Alex Carey, Nathan Lyon

Team News

(Will be added when there is an update)


Power Picks

Marcus Stoinis:

Nine scores of 30+ in last ten BBL 2018/19 innings including eight 30+ scores in a row. All as an opener.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Jasprit Bumrah– Captain Options

Marcus Stoinis, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma – Vice-captain Options

Alternatives – D’Arcy Short, Yuzvendra Chahal, Krunal Pandya

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Head to Head/Small Leagues:

Keeper – MS Dhoni

Batsmen – D’Arcy Short, Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul (C)

All-Rounders – Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis (VC), Krunal Pandya

Bowlers – Nathan Coulter-Nile, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah.

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Grand/Mega Leagues:

Keeper – Peter Handscomb

Batsmen – D’Arcy Short, Rohit Sharma (VC), Virat Kohli (C), KL Rahul

All-Rounders – Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Krunal Pandya

Bowlers – Pat Cummins, Jasprit Bumrah, Mayank Makrande.



Expert Advice

Among Batsmen:

Best – Virat Kohli, D’Arcy Short, KL Rahul

Safe – Rishabh Pant

Risky – Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Aaron Finch

Probable Winners:

India are expected to win this game and level the series.

*Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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