28 Feb / 2023Battling in India : Ability of batsmen to bat for sessions!.

At end of 2nd Test, Australia are 0-2 down in 4-match Border-Gavaskar Trophy.  One can say this would be their worst batting performance in recent times here in India.

The most concerning part of any Test series played here in India is the pitches they prepare. Ideally the surface should be similar to first class cricket played, however when an Test match is held, then the character of these pitches changes drastically!.  

The surface is poor that even Indian batsmen struggle to bat for long period of time!.

Below is statistical analysis of how Australia performed in each session in ongoing Border-Gavaskar series and comparison to their recent series in Pakistan and Sri Lanka


Australia in Asia(2022) - A session-wise performance

A brief stats analysis on how Australia batted and bowled in each session of their test series. The drop down function in below gfx allows you to select any given indicator to measure and compare against batting v bowling.
In Pakistan batting v bowling were balanced in each session, i.e both teams scored and picked wickets in same session. However in SL the host performed better in 2nd/3rd session, whereas Aussies enjoyed 2nd session. In India surprisingly the 3rd session Aussies enjoyed the most, where as India's when batting dominated 2nd/3rd session. There is very brief display of top batsman below every team

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