AUS v IND 2018-19: Shane Warne's bold prediction for Perth Test

Warne claims Indian batters will surrender to the Australian pace attack in Perth.

Starc will lead Australian pace attack in Perth | Getty Images

Shane Warne, Australian spin legend and cricket pundit, feels sorry for Indian fans as he believes that Tim Paine-led Australian Team will blow Virat Kohli and his troops away at the hard, green bouncy and fast pitch in Perth in the second Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy is being progressed here now.

Warne backed Australia to outsmart Indian Cricket Team in the second Test to level the four-match Test Series Down Under at home, as he feels that the No.1 ranked side will find it difficult to adjust to the fast pitch of the new look Perth Stadium.

He is also hoping that the pace superhead Starc will find his fiery rhythm here following his average show in Australia’s 31-run defeat in Adelaide at the hands of Men in Blue. He also backed struggling opener Aaron Finch to come good here.

The commentator further went on to claim that Indian batters will surrender to the Australian pace attack led by Mitchell Starc in Perth.

Taking to Twitter ahead of Friday’s (December 14) encounter in Perth, Warne also predicted that Starc will end the second Test with 10 scalps here, as well as, Australia to level the series against India while wishing all the luck to both teams for their crucial encounter here.

Warne wrote on Twitter, “Good luck to both teams in Perth today for the second test! Sorry to all my Indian fans, but given the pitch conditions, a hard, green bouncy & fast pitch - I think the Aussies will blow India away! I hope Starc finds his form & gets 10 for the match & Finch gets a big 100 ????”

 


By Rashmi Nanda - 14 Dec, 2018

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