CricketAustralia Relies Heavily On These Three In Subcontinent Conditions
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Three Players of Australia To Watch Out During Border-Gavasker Trophy

The Border-Gavasker Trophy is on its way. Australia will be the touring side this time but who will come out as winner? In previous three editions of this trophy, India has come out as the winner and it was predominantly the bowlers who decided the course of the game.

Australia will be hoping for to take hold of the trophy because neither teams have won the trophy fourth times in a row. The most has been three times and it’s already on trott for India.

Australian players are preparing hard for this series. A few players will be on watch during this series as the Aussies come to India to make a comeback in the subcontinent conditions.

Steve Smith

Steve Smith is always in the hot list. He is just a different sort of player who knows how to score big runs on any wicket. Smith has played 14 test matches against India and scored 1742 runs at phenomenal average of 72.58.

In last 10 innings during home summer, Smith scored three tons and one half century. He also scored a double ton which came against West Indies at Perth.

That proves why he is such a world class player, once he gets settled, it becomes a difficult job to remove him. While playing in India, Smith has always got better of the Indian bowlers. He has 660 runs at average of 60 in Indian conditions so

Marnus Labuschagne

Marnus Labuschagne is one of the most animated batsman in cricket world. But he has some other defiant qualities. The 28 years old Australian knows how to build up innings, a very patient mover of the bat but very noisy while batting at the crease.

Some of the readers will find it hard to believe but Labuschagne has never toured India for a test series. It will be his first test series in India and he would like to continue his superb form.

During home series against West Indies, Marnus scored back to back three centuries. He was in remarkable batting form but has a few hiccups against South Africa. So far, he has played 9 test matches against India and came to score 464 runs at the average of 51.55. But all of these runs have come in home conditions so it will be a good challenge to see him playing a test series in India for the first time.

Nathon Lyon

The evergreen Nathon Lyon has been one of the best in the business for a long time. He brings core strength to the team with experience and skills that makes him leading figure of the team.

There is so much talks about him being unsuccessful against India but in fact that’s not the case. Australia has relied on him as long spells specialist for a long time. Against India, the right arm off spinner has 94 wickets in 22 matches at an average of 31.

While playing in India, the right arm off spinner has bagged 32 wickets in 7 matches and whenever he does good, Australia comes out as winner.

Australia relies heavily on this players and if India allows these superstars to operate as they want, their job can get tough. The first test match starts from 9th February.