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India vs Australia test cricket serves us one of the best games we would ever see. In last couple of decades these two teams have locked horns every two to three years to provide us pure quality cricket. Follow ons, fight backs, centuries, five fors, etc you would see it all in an India vs Australia Test match.

Australia visits India for Border Gavaskar Trophy and the series begins in the last week of February. This series includes four test matches after which we would see a great cricket extravaganza of Indian Premier League. Following is the schedule of India vs Australia 2013 Test Series:

1st Test match - 22 to 26 February 2013 - Chennai
2nd Test match - 2 to 6 March 2013 - Hyderabad
3rd Test match - 14 to 18 March 2013 - Mohali
4th Test match - 22 to 26 March 2013 - Delhi

India played a warm up match with Australia which was a two day match and it ended in a draw. The second practice match will be played between India A and Australia from 16 to 18 February in Chennai. These warm ups would help the teams decide the batting and bowling compositions and also the tourists to get accustomed to the Indian situations and climate.

Just to prove the fact that how tight the outcome of test series have been between these two countries in the recent past, just have a look at the below mentioned records:
1996-97 India won 1-0
1997-98 India won 2-1
1999-2000 Australia won 3-0
2000-01 India won 2-1
2003-04 Series tied 1-1
2004-05 Australia won 2-1
2007-08 Australia won 2-1
2008-09 India won 2-0

In the last eight test series, India has won four series, Australia three and one tied! That shows how tough these competitors are.

Indian squad for the first two test matches would be as follows:
Dhoni, Dinda, Dhawan, Ashwin, Harbhajan, Yuvraj, Kohli,Tendulkar, Jadeja, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Pujara, Ojha, Sehwag, Rahane, Ishant, Murali Vijay

Australian squad for this test series is as follows:
Clarke, Watson, Warner, Cowan, Henriques, Lyon, Siddle, Johnson, Agar, Bird, Doherty, Khawaja, Maxwell, Pattinson, Starc, Smith, Wade

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