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Australia versus India Betting Tips and Preview

Test (2018-12-06) Adelaide Oval

Highlights
  • India won 8 of the last 18 matches between these two sides.

  • Australia have won 4 of their last 10 Test matches.

  • India have won 5 of their last 10 Test matches.

  • India are rated 25 points ahead of Australia in the Cricsq ratings.

  • 4 out the last 6 non-draw matches played at Adelaide Oval have been won by the team batting first.

Betting Tips
  • Back India to win with full stake (odds at time of writing 2.66 on Betfair).

Pitch Analysis

Adelaide Oval has hosted 7 Test matches since 2010. The will now examine some more details from the matches.

The average first innings score at Adelaide Oval is 449 in Test matches. The last 3 first innings scores here were 442, 259 and 202.

51% of runs here have been scored in boundaries. Batsmen at Adelaide Oval strike at 50.7 run per hundred balls against pace bowlers. This compared to a strike rate of 57.4 against spin.

4 out the last 6 non-draw matches played at Adelaide Oval have been won by the team batting first.

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Australia Overview

Australia have won 4 of their last 10 Test matches. They lost to Pakistan in their last match.

The top order batting options for Australia are Aaron Finch, Travis Head, Usman Khawaja and Shaun Marsh. Aaron Finch averages 45.3 and has scored at a strike rate of 45.0. Usman Khawaja has a an average of 43.8 with a strike rate of 52.0. Shaun Marsh has a an average of 25.6 in the last year. This is worse than his overall test average 35.3. He has a strike rate of 44.0. Travis Head averages 30.5 and has scored at a strike rate of 47.0.

The middle order batsmen in the squad are Peter Handscomb and Tim Paine. Peter Handscomb has a an average of 12.0 in the last year. This is worse than his overall test average 43.6. He has a strike rate of 52.0. Tim Paine has batted well in the year averaging 44.1. His overall test average is 38.3 with a strike rate of 45.0.

The pace bowling options for Australia are Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins. Mitchell Starc has a an taken 186 Test wickets with an economy rate of 3.4. Josh Hazlewood has an economy rate of 2.81 and has taken 151 Test wickets. Pat Cummins has a an taken 66 Test wickets with an economy rate of 2.93.

The spin bowling options for Australia ar and Nathan Lyon. Nathan Lyon has a an taken 318 Test wickets with an economy rate of 3.06.

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India Overview

India have won 5 of their last 10 Test matches. They beat West Indies in their last match.

The top order batting options for India are Murali Vijay, Lokesh Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli. Virat Kohli has batted well in the year averaging 59.1. His overall test average is 54.6 with a strike rate of 58.0. Cheteshwar Pujara has batted less well in the year averaging 31.8. His overall test average is 49.5 with a strike rate of 47.0. Murali Vijay has a an average of 21.2 in the last year. This is worse than his overall test average 39.4. He has a strike rate of 46.0. Lokesh Rahul has a an average of 24.7 in the last year. This is worse than his overall test average 37.7. He has a strike rate of 58.0.

The middle order batsmen in the squad are Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant and Ravichandran Ashwin. Rishabh Pant has scored at a strike rate of 74.0 per 100 balls and averages 43.3. Ajinkya Rahane has batted less well in the year averaging 29.7. His overall test average is 41.4 with a strike rate of 51.0. Rohit Sharma has a an average of 19.5 in the last year. This is worse than his overall test average 40.0. He has a strike rate of 55.0. Ravichandran Ashwin has a an average of 21.2 in the last year. This is worse than his overall test average 29.5. He has a strike rate of 55.0.

The pace bowling options for India are Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah. Ishant Sharma has a an taken 218 Test wickets and conceeded 3.22 runs an over. Mohammed Shami has a an taken 128 Test wickets with an economy rate of 3.41. Jasprit Bumrah has a an taken 28 Test wickets with an economy rate of 2.92.

The spin bowling options for India ar and Ravichandran Ashwin. Ravichandran Ashwin has an economy rate of 2.87 and has taken 336 Test wickets.

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The Verdict

India are rated 25 points ahead of Australia in the Cricsq ratings. They have 132 points whereas Australia have 107.

At the time of writing Australia are favorites on Betfair at 2.16. India are 2.66.

I suggest backing India to win this match. At the prices India represent the value bet in this match.

Australia Squad
Aaron Finch

Current Form:

Aaron Finch has played in 6 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 181 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 45.3. He has a strike rate of 44.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 49.0 and against spin it is 40.7.

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Shaun Marsh

Current Form:

Shaun Marsh has played in 38 Test Matches.

He has scored 2082 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 35.3. He has a strike rate of 44.1. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 45.8 and against pace it is 42.5.

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Usman Khawaja

Current Form:

Usman Khawaja has played in 35 Test Matches. He has scored 3 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 2455 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 43.8. He has a strike rate of 51.5. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 57.0 and against pace it is 48.0.

Khawaja has taken 0 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 1.0 runs per over.

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Travis Head

Current Form:

Travis Head has played in 6 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 122 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 30.5. He has a strike rate of 47.1. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Head has taken 0 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.33 runs per over.

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Peter Handscomb

Current Form:

Peter Handscomb has played in 13 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 829 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 43.6. He has a strike rate of 51.8. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 57.5 and against pace it is 45.2.

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Tim Paine

Current Form:

Tim Paine has played in 19 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 765 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 38.3. He has a strike rate of 45.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 47.0 and against spin it is 42.2.

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Nathan Lyon

Current Form:

Nathan Lyon has played in 81 Test Matches.

He has scored 839 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 11.7. He has a strike rate of 45.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 47.7 and against spin it is 43.4.

Lyon has taken 318 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.06 runs per over.

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Pat Cummins

Current Form:

Pat Cummins has played in 14 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 365 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 20.3. He has a strike rate of 42.6. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 56.3 and against pace it is 32.5.

Cummins has taken 66 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.93 runs per over.

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Mitchell Starc

Current Form:

Mitchell Starc has played in 45 Test Matches.

He has scored 1234 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 21.3. He has a strike rate of 68.0. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 71.8 and against pace it is 63.7.

Starc has taken 186 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.4 runs per over.

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Josh Hazlewood

Current Form:

Josh Hazlewood has played in 40 Test Matches.

He has scored 337 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 13.0. He has a strike rate of 44.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 51.0 and against spin it is 37.4.

Hazlewood has taken 151 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.81 runs per over.

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India Squad
Murali Vijay

Current Form:

Murali Vijay has played in 59 Test Matches. He has scored 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 3933 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 39.3. He has a strike rate of 46.6. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 59.9 and against pace it is 39.7.

Vijay has taken 1 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.04 runs per over.

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Lokesh Rahul

Current Form:

Lokesh Rahul has played in 31 Test Matches. He has scored 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 1848 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 37.7. He has a strike rate of 58.1. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 61.7 and against pace it is 55.3.

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Cheteshwar Pujara

Current Form:

Cheteshwar Pujara has played in 64 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 4905 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 49.5. He has a strike rate of 47.1. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 51.3 and against pace it is 43.4.

Pujara has taken 0 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.0 runs per over.

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Virat Kohli

Current Form:

Virat Kohli has played in 73 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties and 2 hundreds in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 6331 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 54.6. He has a strike rate of 58.3. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 60.2 and against pace it is 56.6.

Kohli has taken 0 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.8 runs per over.

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Ajinkya Rahane

Current Form:

Ajinkya Rahane has played in 52 Test Matches. He has scored 3 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 3271 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 41.4. He has a strike rate of 50.9. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 52.3 and against pace it is 49.4.

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Rishabh Pant

Current Form:

Rishabh Pant has played in 5 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 346 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 43.3. He has a strike rate of 73.6. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 83.8 and against pace it is 62.3.

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Rohit Sharma

Current Form:

Rohit Sharma has played in 25 Test Matches. He has scored 3 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 1479 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 40.0. He has a strike rate of 55.1. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 59.9 and against pace it is 51.0.

Sharma has taken 2 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.63 runs per over.

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Ravichandran Ashwin

Current Form:

Ravichandran Ashwin has played in 64 Test Matches.

He has scored 2331 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 29.5. He has a strike rate of 55.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 62.4 and against spin it is 48.3.

Ashwin has taken 336 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.87 runs per over.

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Mohammed Shami

Current Form:

Mohammed Shami has played in 36 Test Matches.

He has scored 427 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 11.9. He has a strike rate of 75.3. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 94.0 and against pace it is 65.5.

Shami has taken 128 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.41 runs per over.

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Ishant Sharma

Current Form:

Ishant Sharma has played in 87 Test Matches.

He has scored 622 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 8.1. He has a strike rate of 28.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 32.1 and against spin it is 25.0.

Sharma has taken 256 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.22 runs per over.

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Jasprit Bumrah

Current Form:

Jasprit Bumrah has played in 6 Test Matches.

He has scored 10 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 1.4. He has a strike rate of 11.8. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 57.1 and against pace it is 7.6.

Bumrah has taken 28 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.92 runs per over.

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