The second T20 International match between India and Australia will be played on November 23, 2018. The venue of the game will be Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Live updates:

Rain stops play

Overs 19: Australia 132/7

India won the toss and opt to bowl

The match will commence at 01.20 PM IST.

The hosts will be in high spirits after their four-run victory in the first T20 match which was played in Gaba, Brisbane.

Australia will try to give their best in the second T20 encounter and wrap up the series. For the Indians, it will be a do or die match, and they will have to win at all costs to remain in the picture. The last T20 fixture will be played in Sydney on Sunday.

Much water has flown since the heartbreaking end of Indian dreams at the hands of a rampaging West Indies in the 2016 World T20 campaign. The Indians have got over the disappointment and had a successful stint in T20 cricket. The Indians have won 24 of their 34 matches and are placed at number two behind arch-rival Pakistan.

Epic Clash

Fans are expecting the epic clash between India and Australia.

Both the teams are employing every tactic in the book to get a head start. Australia has already won the first T20 and at an advantage. As in the past, sparks are sure to fly, and the audience will not be found wanting.

The next clash between the two teams will be at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), and the expected numbers of people will be 70,000 as per the report in the official website of Australia Cricket.

Read: Sony Six and Fox Sports will be live streaming India vs Australia 2018 series

Capacity crowds

Australia –India clash always led to capacity crowds, and this was seen three years ago when India visited Australia, and all the matches played in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide had capacity crowds numbering a massive 138,059.

With the two teams raring to go, this record is undoubtedly going to be broken. Crowds expect a fierce contest between India and Australia who are ranked second and third respectively in T20 ratings.

Where to watch

The Twenty20 will broadcast on Sony Six and Sony Ten 3 in India

The live streaming will be available on Sony LIV. Fox Sports will telecast the match live in Australia with the live stream available on its Foxtel app.

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