India vs Australia 2nd Test: ‘Aus will fight back’

Senior cricket writer R Kaushik expects Australia to put up a fight in New Delhi after the hammering in Nagpur, but admits that India holds the upper hand

Todd Murphy India vs Australia Test Nagpur
Australia faces another round of Indian spin challenge in the second Test in Delhi from Friday (February 17). Photo: BCCI

India and Australia will face off in the second Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy from Friday (February 17) in New Delhi’s Arun Jaitley stadium.

Australia come to a venue where India has not lost a Test since 1987. How will the Pat Cummins-led side respond to the combined spin challenge of Ravindra Jadeja-Ravichandran Ashwin-Axar Patel? How will the pitch behave?

In this podcast, Aprameya C of The Federal talks to senior cricket writer R Kaushik, who says Australia will fight back. He also talks about Cheteshwar Pujara who is set to play his 100th Test in Delhi. Listen to the full podcast here.