New Delhi. Teams of India and Pakistan are going to play test match on Boxing Day. The Indian team is currently on a tour of South Africa while the Pakistan team is playing a Test series in Australia. The test match of both India and Pakistan teams is going to start from 26th December. Team India is going to play the first match of the two-match series while Pakistan will play the second match against Australia.
The tradition of playing test matches on Boxing Day is quite old. Teams from Australia, South Africa and New Zealand come to compete on this day. Out of these, the teams of Australia and South Africa play Tests on every Boxing Day, while New Zealand’s team plays Test on every Boxing Day, depending on the series. This time also the Kangaroo and Proteas teams are coming to play the test match. There will be a strong team from Asia in front of both Australia and South Africa.
boxing day of india and pakistan
Boxing Day has brought double fun for cricket fans. On one side the Indian team will come out to play and on the other side the players of Pakistan will present a challenge. Team India will enter South Africa for the first time under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma with the hope of winning the series, while Pakistan’s new captain Shan Masood will enter with the intention of equalizing against Australia.
Pakistan will play India’s match again in the morning
Pakistan team is on tour to Australia and according to Indian time, when the test match starts there, it will be 5 in the morning. The first day’s play is expected to continue till 12 noon Indian time. Talking about India’s match, it will start at 1.30 pm. It is expected to last till 8.30 pm. There is a shadow of rain on India’s match, hence nothing can be said on how many overs will be played on the first day.
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FIRST PUBLISHED: December 25, 2023, 20:06 IST