The India Cricket team which is touring Australia will play a practice match against the Australia XI ahead of the three-ODI and Test series. The four-day practice game will be played at the SCG in Sydney from November 28, - 1, December 2018.

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Aus XI won the toss and decided to bowl first

The first day's play has been suspended for the day without a ball being bowled due to rain and wet outfield.

The Three-T20 match series ended in a dramatic tie 1-1 after each side won one match and the second game was abandoned due to rain.

Both the team players showed enough aggressiveness and intent hinting at a more gruesome contest in the coming days.

Bad weather affects play

The toss and been delayed due to rain in Sydney.

The India cricket board has requested a reduction in the four-day match to three day due to the competitiveness as the game is unlikely to go beyond three days. The visitors need some practice ahead of the Test series.

The first day of this match is expected to receive plenty of rain, and the second is not clear either. Then experts argue why a four-day match was organized in the first place.

Indian skipper Virat Kohli has shown is disinterest in these tour games as they are hardly of any help to the visitors.

The host team will never play their main players in these matches in order to prepare the visiting team for a test series,

India's opposition in this SCG match is a CA XI side, with only eight of those players having played first-class cricket.

Sony Six live streaming

Very rarely do these practice matches get live coverage, but Sony Six is telecasting the match in India and will also live stream the match online at

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