India and Australia are set for the final showdown at Ahmedabad today. India is leading the Test series 2-1 and are hopeful to win one more match to win the Border Gavaskar Trophy 3-1.
If India wins the fourth Test match against Australia, they will achieve several remarkable feats. Firstly, they will become the number one ranked team in all formats of the game.
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This is a significant milestone and would be a testament to India’s consistent performances across all formats over the years.
Secondly, a victory in the fourth Test match will see India qualify for the final of the World Test Championship (WTC) 2023. This is a crucial tournament in the Test cricket calendar, and India would be eager to secure their spot in the final and compete for the title.
Furthermore, a win in the fourth Test match would see India secure the Border Gavaskar Trophy for the fourth consecutive time. This would be a fantastic achievement and a testament to India’s dominance over their rivals in recent years.
On the other hand, Australia will be hoping to bounce back after their recent defeat and will be led by their captain in the fourth Test match, who will continue instead of Pat Cummins. The pitch for the fourth Test match is expected to be batting friendly, and this could make for an exciting and high-scoring match.
Top 3 Milestones India is Eyeing to achieve in final Test against Australia
- India will be Number 1 in all formats.
- India will Qualify into WTC final.
- Win the BGT for the 4th consecutive time.
IND vs AUS 4th Test 2023 Likely Playing XI:
IND Playing XI: Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Umesh Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Srikar Bharat (WK), Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami
AUS Playing XI: Usman Khawaja, Travis Head, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith (c), Cameron Green, Alex Carey (wk), Peter Handscomb, Mitchell Starc, Matt Kuhnemann, Nathan Lyon and Todd Murphy
India vs Australia 4th Test Schedule, Timing and Venue
Match: India vs Australia 4th Test
Dates: Mar 09, Thu – Mar 13, Mon
Timing: 11pm EST (-1d) | 4am GMT | 9:30am Local IST
Venue: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
Overall, the fourth and final Test match between India and Australia promises to be a thrilling encounter, with both teams giving their all to secure a victory. India will be eager to achieve these remarkable feats, and it remains to be seen whether they can overcome Australia and come out on top.
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