India vs Australia 1st Test: TV Channels, Score, IND v AUS, 2020
The 1st T20 International Test match between India v Australia will be played on December 17 at Adelaide Oval, Adelaide; the game starts at 04:00 AM GMT. The overall record is in favor of Australia, Australian cricket team have a better winning record against the India in tests, but Indian team cannot be taken lightly as they won previous series 2-1 in Australia. Return of Smith and Warner after sandpaper saga will definately strengthen Australia.
Australia won ODI series and India won T20 series, now all eyes will be on test. Whoever wins wins the tour. Australia pace bowler Sean Abbott has been ruled out of the first test against India starting in Adelaide on Thursday due to a calf injury while all-rounder Moises Henriques has been added to the side. Abbott will join the side ahead of the second test in Melbourne. The hosts are already missing the services of David Warner who has been ruled out of the series opener due to a groin issue. Warner and Will Pucovski both unavailable for the match.
TV Channels: Sony Six, Sony TEN 1, and Sony TEN 3 to broadcast live coverage of India v Australia three-match One-Day International (ODI), three-match T20 International (T20I), and four-match Test series in India and its subcontinent (Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Maldives, and Bhutan) countries; all matches streamed live in the Indian subcontinent on SonyLiv digital platform (Website, App). Sony Pictures Sports Networks India (SPNI) has bagged exclusive telecast rights for International matches played in Australia; they also acquired OTT (Audio, Video, and other media services via the internet) right.
Fox Sports has acquired exclusive media rights for the tournament; they will telecast all matches of the competition in Australia on Fox Sports while viewers can also watch online on Foxtel Sports digital platform. Kayo Sports will live stream matches in Australia, a new digital platform in Australia to watch cricket matches online. The Foxtel App is the better option if you already have a TV subscription, while Foxtel Now is the way to go if you only want to stream Foxtel channels. Cricket Australia has revealed that Sports Entertainment Network (SEN) will be their new Radio Rights partner for the season. The partnership results in SEN securing exclusive radio rights to broadcast India tour of Australia. The new deal will also extend to regional Australia where SEN has exclusive AM and FM radio commercial radio rights to broadcast its international cricket coverage. All SEN coverage will also be streamed live on the SEN and CA Live app and their websites.
Cricket Australia has signed a new broadcast deal with streaming platform LIVENow. India tour of Australia will be available in Japan and 50 European countries, including France and Germany. LIVENow is a subscription-based service that live streams sports, music events, and entertainment on a pay-per-view basis. All matches of the India vs Australia series will be available in the following countries on LIVENow: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Gibraltar, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, Vatican City State, Japan.
SuperSport to telecast live coverage of Australia vs India four tests, three-match one-day and three-match T20I series in South Africa; all matches live streamed on the SuperSport digital platform (Website, App). Cricket viewers in Singapore can watch India vs Australia series on Hotstar.
BeIN Sports have TV rights for live coverage of the tournament in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Countries, here is the list – Algeria, Bahrain, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, and Sudan. This series will be broadcast and streamed live by beIN Sports across 24 countries throughout the MENA region.
Cricket viewers in the United States can watch India vs Australia Tests, T20I, ODI series on Willow TV. In the United Kingdom, TV coverage will be shown exclusively live on BT Sport. BT Sport has acquired a free-to-air rights package that includes daily highlights of international matches. BT Sport has bagged exclusive telecast rights for all Australian International matches played in Australia; they also acquired OTT (Audio, Video, and other media services via the internet) right.
India: Sony Six, Sony TEN 1, Sony 3 TEN, SonyLiv
Australia: Fox Sports
United Kingdom: BT Sport
United States: Willow TV
South Africa: SuperSport
New Zealand: Sky Sport NZ
Caribbean: Flow Sports
Canada: ATN Cricket Plus
Southeast Asia: Fox Sports Asia
European Countries: LIVENow
Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) will be broadcasting the matches in 4 languages (English, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu). It will be broadcasted LIVE and exclusive on Sony TEN 1 in English, Sony TEN 3 in Hindi, and Sony Six with English, Tamil, and Telugu commentary.
Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN): Sony Six, Sony Six HD (English, Tamil, Telugu), Sony TEN 1, Sony TEN 1 HD (English), Sony TEN 3, Sony TEN 3 HD (Hindi)
Australia v India 1st Test Live Cricket Score, AUS vs IND, 2020
India opt to bat
244 & 36/9
191 & 93/2
|Dates||December 17, 2020|
|Match||Australia vs India, 1st Test|
|Venue||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide|
|Time||09:30 AM IST, 04:00 AM GMT|
|TV Listings||Sony Networks, Fox Sports|
|Tournament||India tour of Australia, 2020-21|
|Head to Head
||Matches – 98, AUS Won – 42, IND Won – 28, DRAW – 27, TIED 1|
||Australia is favourite to win|
|Toss||India opt to bat|
|IND Playing XI||Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah|
|AUS Playing XI||Joe Burns, Matthew Wade, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith, Travis Head, Cameron Green, Tim Paine (wk/c), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood|
|Result||Australia won by 8 wkts|
India Test Squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper), Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, R. Ashwin, Mohd. Siraj.
Australia Test Squad: Tim Paine (c), Sean Abbott, Joe Burns, Pat Cummins, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Michael Neser, James Pattinson, Will Pucovski, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, Matthew Wade, David Warner
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