{"_id":"5a41fbd74f1c1bc5668b737f" The Boxing Day Test moves into day two with both teams thinking they have a chance early in the opening session. Australia hosts India in the Boxing Day Test at the MCG, looking to take a 2-0 lead in the series. It begins annually on Boxing Day (26 December) and is played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). #PoliteEnquiries: Would Starc have woken up this pitch? Tom Curran, 22, makes his England Test debut, coming in for the injured Craig Overton. Zimbabwe last played a Test match in South Africa in March 2005. A fan present who attended India vs Australia the Boxing Day Test match has tested positive for novel coronavirus, the Melbourne Cricket Club confirmed on Wednesday. Moreover, Day 1 had been the best day for batsmen in the Boxing Day Test over the last 5 years. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary of day two from 10.30am (AEDT). Is Steven Smith one of the best of all time? Catch all the live scores ... dating back to 2017. ... of the Boxing Day Test from the MCG. Magellan Ashes 2017-18. Full Scorecard of Australia vs England 4th Test 2017 Complete Scorecard of Australia vs England 4th Test 2017, ENG tour of AUS and NZ Fri, 29 Dec - day 5 -Australia 2nd innings 263/4 (124.2 ov) - end of match Fourth Test, Melbourne: Scorecard. One of the architects of India's humiliating loss in the pink-ball series opener, Australian pacer Pat Cummins acknowledged the help offered by the lively track here and wants a similar "sporting" pitch for the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne.. Cummins (4/21) and Josh Hazlewood (5/8) produced a sensational performance as India collapsed to their lowest-ever Test score … Earlier, Warner looked set to become the only player to ever score twin centuries on four occasions, only to play a rash shot off the first delivery he faced from Joe Root, skying a drive to extra cover. Boxing Day live football scores and results, plus Premier League table: Keep track of all the latest, here Take a break from all the leftovers and follow every goal and updates from all … India Vs Australia Live Score, Boxing Day Test at Melbourne, Day 2: Rahane, Jadeja complete 100-run stand as visitors maximise lead FirstCricket Staff. Welcome to The Australians coverage of the first day of the 2017 Boxing Day Test, with Australia finishing the days play on 3-244. Australia finished at 4-263, with Smith not out on 102 and Mitchell Marsh on 29 off 166. ... Posted at 8:30 26 Dec 2017 8:30 26 Dec 2017. Complete Scorecard of Australia vs England 4th Test 2017/18, ENG tour of AUS and NZ only on ESPNcricinfo.com. ... 2017 - 41.00. Catch all the live action with Wide World of Sports' coverage of the Boxing Day Test from the MCG. Australia will need to rely on … Steve Smith (C) and teammate David Warner (L). Ahead of the Test match, there was also a three-day day/night match between Zimbabwe and a Cricket South Africa Invitation XI. India Vs Australia Highlights, Boxing Day Test at Melbourne, Day 4, Full Cricket Score: Gill, Rahane guide visitors to 8-wicket win FirstCricket Staff 29-12-2020 The pair came together on day four with Australia in a spot of bother at 2-65 following the dismissals of Cameron Bancroft (27) and Usman Khawaja (11). CRR: 2.93, Day 2 - Session 3: South Africa trail by 166 runs. Find the complete scorecard of Australia vs England 4th Test … Follow all the action in our live blog. Pat Cummins wants sporting MCG pitch for Boxing Day Test against India; ... produced a sensational performance as India collapsed to their lowest-ever Test score of 36, paving the way for an eight-wicket win and a 1-0 lead in the series for the home team. This is also known as Online Behavioural Advertising. India vs Australia 2020: Pat Cummins Wants Sporting MCG Pitch For Boxing Day Test Versus India | Get the latest cricket news, updates, and coverage on India.com cricket news. The Tim Paine-led Australia will be high on confidence going into the third Test, having beaten India inside three days in the first Test in Adelaide where the visitor recorded its lowest Test score of 36. Ashes 2017 Australia Vs England Boxing Day Test Day One. India entered the Test with 4 changes after the drubbing in the Day and Night opener in Adelaide. Jadeja retains the strike with a single off the last delivery. Goodbye. When Is The Ashes 2017? / AFP PHOTO / WILLIAM WEST, Smith’s stunning bid to eclipse all-time greats by 30, Aussies look to future with SCG spin shake-up, Warner throws away chance to surpass Ponting, Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. Check out Aus vs NZ 2nd Test 2019 live score | Aus vs NZ boxing day Test scorecard as part of Australia Cricket News posted on December 25, 2019 on My Site. The senior Marsh brother was caught spectacularly by wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow off the bowling of Stuart Broad for four on the final ball before lunch, leaving Australia precariously placed at 4-178 with a lead of 14 and two sessions left in the Test. DAY TWO REPORT. The dismissal ended a dogged 107-run stand between Warner and Smith that was compiled over 289 deliveries. The pair added 85 runs in 290 balls to see Australia home after the dismissals of Warner and Shaun Marsh in the first session revived England’s hopes of victory. The Zimbabwe cricket team toured South Africa in December 2017 to play a four-day Test match as a day/night fixture which started on Boxing Day. Captain Joe Root is looking forward to him getting stuck in to the Aussies. Get the latest scores in our ScoreCentre below. According to the club's statement, the fan was not infectious while attending the game on Day 2 – December 27, 2020, at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. CRR: 2.35, Warriors won by 7 wickets (with 2 balls remaining), Abu Dhabi won by 6 wickets (with 8 balls remaining), Delhi Bulls won by 5 wickets (with 8 balls remaining), Tas Women won by 4 wickets (with 25 balls remaining), day 1 -Australia 1st innings 244/3 (Steven Smith 65*, Shaun Marsh 31*, 89 ov), day 2 -England 1st innings 192/2 (Alastair Cook 104*, Joe Root 49*, 57 ov), day 3 -England 1st innings 491/9 (Alastair Cook 244*, James Anderson 0*, 144 ov), day 4 -Australia 2nd innings 103/2 (David Warner 40*, Steven Smith 25*, 43.5 ov), day 5 -Australia 2nd innings 263/4 (124.2 ov) - end of match, England tour of Australia and New Zealand, 10.30 start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30, Drinks: Australia - 37/0 in 14.0 overs (CT Bancroft 7, DA Warner 30), Australia: 50 runs in 16.6 overs (102 balls), Extras 0, 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 102 balls (CT Bancroft 11, DA Warner 39, Ex 0), Australia: 100 runs in 27.3 overs (165 balls), Extras 0, 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 165 balls (CT Bancroft 19, DA Warner 83, Ex 0), Lunch: Australia - 102/0 in 28.0 overs (CT Bancroft 19, DA Warner 83), DA Warner: 100 off 130 balls (13 x 4, 1 x 6), Drinks: Australia - 131/1 in 41.0 overs (DA Warner 100, UT Khawaja 4), Tea: Australia - 145/2 in 54.0 overs (UT Khawaja 10, SPD Smith 5), Australia: 150 runs in 54.2 overs (327 balls), Extras 1, Over 57.2: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - S Ravi, Batsman - SE Marsh (Struck down - Umpires Call), Australia: 200 runs in 66.5 overs (402 balls), Extras 1, Drinks: Australia - 209/3 in 71.0 overs (SPD Smith 46, SE Marsh 15), 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 89 balls (SPD Smith 34, SE Marsh 15, Ex 1), End Of Day: Australia - 244/3 in 89.0 overs (SPD Smith 65, SE Marsh 31), Australia: 250 runs in 93.2 overs (561 balls), Extras 2, 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 234 balls (SPD Smith 63, SE Marsh 36, Ex 1), Drinks: Australia - 284/5 in 103.0 overs (SE Marsh 49, TD Paine 2), Australia: 300 runs in 107.1 overs (644 balls), Extras 2, Over 109.6: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - S Ravi, Batsman - SE Marsh (Upheld), Over 113.6: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - S Ravi, Batsman - JR Hazlewood (Struck down), Lunch: Australia - 326/8 in 115.0 overs (PJ Cummins 4, JR Hazlewood 0), Over 118.6: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - HDPK Dharmasena, Batsman - NM Lyon (Struck down - Umpire's call), Innings Break: Australia - 327/10 in 119.0 overs (JR Hazlewood 1), England: 50 runs in 16.4 overs (101 balls), Extras 1, Tea: England - 72/1 in 23.0 overs (AN Cook 37, JM Vince 17), England: 100 runs in 31.3 overs (192 balls), Extras 3, Drinks: England - 127/2 in 38.0 overs (AN Cook 67, JE Root 21), 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 91 balls (AN Cook 27, JE Root 21, Ex 4), England: 150 runs in 47.6 overs (291 balls), Extras 7, 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 180 balls (AN Cook 47, JE Root 49, Ex 4), End Of Day: England - 192/2 in 57.0 overs (AN Cook 104, JE Root 49), England: 200 runs in 60.6 overs (369 balls), Extras 7, Drinks: England - 224/3 in 71.0 overs (AN Cook 120, DJ Malan 4), England: 250 runs in 81.6 overs (495 balls), Extras 7, Lunch: England - 264/4 in 85.0 overs (AN Cook 134, JM Bairstow 16), England: 300 runs in 91.6 overs (555 balls), Extras 12, Drinks: England - 318/6 in 99.0 overs (AN Cook 154, CR Woakes 3), England: 350 runs in 110.4 overs (667 balls), Extras 12, 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 113 balls (AN Cook 26, CR Woakes 24, Ex 0), Tea: England - 360/6 in 113.0 overs (AN Cook 173, CR Woakes 26), Over 119.3: Review by Australia (Bowling), Umpire - HDPK Dharmasena, Batsman - TK Curran (Upheld), England: 400 runs in 126.1 overs (760 balls), Extras 12, Drinks: England - 406/8 in 127.0 overs (AN Cook 197, SCJ Broad 18), 9th Wicket: 50 runs in 61 balls (AN Cook 24, SCJ Broad 26, Ex 0), England: 450 runs in 133.3 overs (804 balls), Extras 12, SCJ Broad: 50 off 59 balls (7 x 4, 1 x 6), 9th Wicket: 100 runs in 107 balls (AN Cook 44, SCJ Broad 56, Ex 0), End Of Day: England - 491/9 in 144.0 overs (AN Cook 244, JM Anderson 0), Innings Break: England - 491/10 in 144.1 overs (AN Cook 244), Over 6.5: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - S Ravi, Batsman - CT Bancroft (Struck down), Drinks: Australia - 44/0 in 13.0 overs (CT Bancroft 21, DA Warner 23), Australia: 50 runs in 15.3 overs (93 balls), Extras 0, 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 93 balls (CT Bancroft 27, DA Warner 24, Ex 0), Lunch: Australia - 70/2 in 25.0 overs (DA Warner 28, SPD Smith 4), Rain: Australia - 86/2 in 36.2 overs (DA Warner 32, SPD Smith 16), Australia: 100 runs in 43.3 overs (261 balls), Extras 0, Rain: Australia - 103/2 in 43.5 overs (DA Warner 40, SPD Smith 25), Tea: Australia - 103/2 in 43.5 overs (DA Warner 40, SPD Smith 25), Wet Ground: Australia - 103/2 in 43.5 overs (DA Warner 40, SPD Smith 25), End Of Day: Australia - 103/2 in 43.5 overs (DA Warner 40, SPD Smith 25), 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 174 balls (DA Warner 23, SPD Smith 27, Ex 0), Drinks: Australia - 138/2 in 62.0 overs (DA Warner 68, SPD Smith 32), Australia: 150 runs in 64.6 overs (390 balls), Extras 0, Rain: Australia - 159/2 in 66.1 overs (DA Warner 83, SPD Smith 38), 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 276 balls (DA Warner 58, SPD Smith 42, Ex 0), Lunch: Australia - 178/4 in 76.0 overs (SPD Smith 50), Australia: 200 runs in 88.2 overs (530 balls), Extras 0, Drinks: Australia - 205/4 in 91.0 overs (SPD Smith 69, MR Marsh 8), Tea: Australia - 225/4 in 105.0 overs (SPD Smith 87, MR Marsh 10), 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 179 balls (SPD Smith 38, MR Marsh 14, Ex 0), Australia: 250 runs in 117.4 overs (706 balls), Extras 0. AUSSIE PLAYER RATINGS: Boxing Day studs and duds, STAT ATTACK: Smith’s stunning bid to eclipse all-time greats by 30, SQUAD: Aussies look to future with SCG spin shake-up, BRAIN EXPLOSION: Warner throws away chance to surpass Ponting. Dec 30th, 2017. Follow the action in our live blog below! 2018 - 45.60. The Boxing Day Test is played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Victoria. A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on our network and other sites. India vs Australia, Boxing Day Test at Melbourne, Day 1, Highlights: As It Happened India vs Australia 2nd Test in Melbourne Scores Latest updates - India vs Australia score, IND 36-1: STUMPS: Shubman Gill and Cheteshwar Pujara play out an over from Josh Hazlewood, ensuring India end with the advantage. Thankfully for the hosts, brother Mitch saw Australia home with captain Smith. The Boxing Day Test match is a cricket Test match held in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia involving the Australian cricket team and an opposing national team that is touring Australia during the southern summer. Australia XI: Cameron Bancroft, David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Steve Smith (capt), Shaun Marsh, Mitchell Marsh, Tim Paine, Pat Cummins, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood, Jackson Bird, England XI: Alastair Cook, Mark Stoneman, James Vince, Joe Root (capt), Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Tom Curran, Stuart Broad, James Anderson. Watch the Boxing Day Test between Australia and India LIVE on Fox Cricket, coverage starts Sunday at 9:30am AEDT! CRR: 3.78, Day 3 - Session 3: Bangladesh lead by 218 runs. Live video, radio, scores and more ... Tim Paine’s father in law has died just two days out from the Boxing Day Test. The average team score on Day 1 was 240.6 and the average number of wickets lost was just 3.2! Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. India vs Australia 2020 Live score and latest update of 2nd Test at Melbourne: Cam Green replaces Josh Hazlewood now, conceding a wide off the second delivery after pitching it far outside off. Read on below to see how it all unfolded. Defiant England refuse to crumble: Woakes. Smith again was the stand out performer for Australia with … ALSO READ: Quarantine is challenging … That is all from me today. Smith’s Boxing Day duck, his first in 51 Test innings and four years, continued a lean trot of not just runs but the thing he craves most, batting. ... "You always want a Boxing Day … The Boxing Day Test match is a cricket Test match held in Melbourne, Victoria, Australiainvolving the Australian cricket team and an opposing national team which is touring Australia during the southern summer. Live cricket coverage, live streaming, cricket highlights, live scores, breaking news, video, analysis and expert opinion. 4th Test, Melbourne, Dec 26 - Dec 30 2017, England tour of Australia and New Zealand, England never ever lose eight away Test matches on the trot, Also, not everything in the '60s was sexy, Australian cricket has been embarrassed by the ICC rating the MCG drop-in pitch for the Boxing Day Ashes Test as "poor" following a dull draw in which only 24 wickets were taken over five days, 'It's a shame it's taken until now' - Root, There was no victory for England, but Joe Root could at least take consolation from a side that had finally competed with Australia, There was little in David Warner's career history to suggest he could bat Australia to a draw on a slow pitch - but he has long proved he is more than a six-hitting circus act, Steven Smith gave praise for his partner on the fifth day at the MCG, as Mitchell Marsh slipped into a supporting role with a mature, unbeaten innings. The Boxing Day Test begins December 26 at 10:30am AEDT. Australia v India: Heading into the Boxing Day Test, this is Paine's Australia now By Geoff Lemon Australian cricket commentator Last updated on 24 December 2020 24 December 2020 . Catch live and fully detailed scorecard of Australia vs India, 3rd Test, Dec 25, India tour of Australia, 2018-19 on Cricbuzz. The legendary MSG hosts the Boxing Day match, and you can follow all the action with our scoreboard below. DAY THREE REPORT *** PREVIEW. Here are the key head-to-head stats, results, hundreds and best bowling figures from the Boxing Day Test matches between India and Australia. Right. Nannes: Pitch was completely unacceptable, Day 1 - Session 3: England chose to Bat. Paceman insists the tourists will head into the Boxing Day Test ready to turn the tables on Australia The pitch wins out in the Boxing Day Test. The Ashes 2017-18, Boxing Day Test preview: Australia blaze words to burn England to the ashes There is not iota of doubt that Australia will be at England's throat. The Australian skipper took 259 balls to bring up his hundred and by the time he and Joe Root agreed to declare the match dead his patient innings had only featured six boundaries. ASHES 2017, Boxing Day Test Day 5 Wrap— STEVE Smith’s 23rd Test century steered Australia to safety on Saturday after vice-captain David Warner threw away a golden chance to make history. All the patterns seemed to have reversed today. Welcome to The Australian’s coverage of the third day of the 2017 Boxing Day Test, with England to resume at 2-192 after a massive second day for the tourists. DAY ONE REPORT. 26 दिसंबर 2017 Home › Cricket › Cricket News › ashes 2017 australia vs england boxing day test day one scorecard. Scores, breaking news, video, analysis and expert opinion it all unfolded Test debut coming. 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