Updates: India vs Australia cricket: Match called off due to rain

Catch the ball-by-ball commentary of the second India vs Australia 2nd T20 cricket match from Melbourne.

A view of the Melbourne Cricket Ground, venue for the second India vs Australia T20.   -  Reuters

Hello and welcome to Sportstar's live coverage of the second India vs Australia T20I played at Melbourne.


Toss update: India has won the toss and will bowl first. India is playing the same team that played in the first T20. For Australia, Nathan Coulter-Nile replaces Billy Stanlake, who has an ankle injury.

Good news: The rain has relented and the players are warming up.

There is some rain at Melbourne and it looks like there will be a delayed start.

India trails 0-1 in the three-match T20 series after losing a thriller at The Gabba, Brisbane. Incase, you missed the match, you can read about it here.


Australia: D'Arcy Short, Aaron Finch (c), Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Ben McDermott, Alex Carey (wk), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Andrew Tye, Jason Behrendorff, Billy Stanlake, Ashton Agar, Adam Zampa.

India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (c), Lokesh Rahul, Rishabh Pant (wk), Dinesh Karthik, Krunal Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, K. Khaleel Ahmed, Yuzvendra Chahal.