Virat Kohli's Indian cricket team, Australian side meet PM Scott Morrison
Updated On : 03 Jan 2019,06:04 PM
Virat Kohli's Indian cricket team, along with Tim Paine's Australian cricket team met the Prime Minister of the country, Scott Morrison ahead of the fourth and final Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground which will begin on January 3. Kohli's side are on the cusp of a famous series win Down Under while Paine would be desperate to level the series. India won the Adelaide Test by 31 runs and lost the Perth match by 146 runs. However, Kohli's Indian cricket team broke 37-years of pain by winning the Melbourne Test by 137 runs to retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. On the other hand, Australia have a good record in Sydney, having lost just one game in the last seven years at the venue.
Virat Kohli's Indian cricket team will be desperate to become the first Asian nation to win a Test series in Australia.
Australia have made a couple of changes while India have left out Ishant Sharma due to injury. Ravichandran Ashwin is also under an injury cloud due to a left side strain
Tim Paine's side have had a woeful 2018, winning just three Tests and they will be desperate for a better show in 2019.
Virat Kohli's Indian cricket team won two Tests in Australia for the first time since 1977/78
A win for Kohli in Sydney will make him the most successful overseas captain for India.
Australia would be wanting to keep their record of not losing to an Asian nation at home intact as they aim to level the series in Sydney.