Cricket Australia is poised to play two test and three one day internationals in India. India has been ranked number one in test and Australia has been holding number one position in test cricket for a decade till December 2009. The last tour to India by Australia for playing test was in the year 2008. India had won that test series 2-0.
The first test between these two nations will be played at Mohali, Punjab, India.India has been holding an envious record at this pitch and they have lost only one test while emerging victorious on three occasions. Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is yet to lose a test cricket series.
Australia has come to the series with their experienced players and their batting and bowling looks formidable. From Indian point of view, Gambhir, Sreesanth and Zaheer Khan have returned from injuries. Indian middle order looks formidable with Dravid, Sachin and Laxman coming at key roles.
The series is important for Australia because of Ashes following Indian series. A victory here will be improving the confidence of Aussie players when they face England. This might be the last test series of Ricky Ponting in India and he would be making efforts to set his record straight. Over all the series looks promising for cricket lovers.
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