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India are down 0-1 after a poor batting performance in the first T20 match which Australia won by 3 wickets. Indian bowling attack led by Jasprit Bumrah did all it could to keep the home team in the game till the final over of the match while defending the below-par 126 runs
Will Shikhar Dhawan brought back for 2nd T20?
India rested opener, Shikhar Dhawan, to give game time to Rahul, who grabbed the opportunity with both hands by smashing 50 off 36 balls in his comeback game. With the series on the line, it remains to be seen if Dhawan is brought back into the side to open alongside Rohit Sharma or the team retains the opening combination which featured in Vizag.
Will Siddharth Kaul get a place in playing 11?
While Jasprit Bumrah showed his class after coming back from a break, the other pacer in Umesh Yadav leaked runs and was not able to defend 14 in the final over. India could replace Umesh with Siddharth Kaul. or bring in all-rounder Vijay Shankar to beef-up the batting department. The hosts played with a long tail in Vizag and that impacted their final total following an inexplicable batting collapse from 69 for one in the ninth over.
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