India currently holds a 1-0 lead in the four-match series.
Following a poor showing in the first Test at Nagpur, Australia’s flamboyant southpaw, David Warner, arrived in New Delhi under heavy security. The Rohit Sharma-led team India and World No. 1 Test side Australia will play the second of four Test series matches at the Arun Jaitley Stadium on Friday, February 17.
Australia will look to level the series after handing the home side a 0-1 lead in the first clash, as both sides have begun full preparations. While the cricketers arrived in Delhi for the second red-ball match, Australia opener David Warner was heavily guarded at the capital city’s airport. Warner took to Instagram to share a photo of himself being escorted by police as he exited the airport grounds.
“There are a few boxes to check, but everything is on track. I’d like to be further down the road (in the recovery). But things are moving along – not as quickly as I would have liked, but the medical stuff is going as planned. I’ll do everything possible to be available for selection. The rest of the group is then invited to participate in a discussion.” Starc mentioned
It is worth noting that the two fierce rivals are on the verge of meeting in the World Test Championship 2021-23 cycle finale. However, with India winning the first match, Australia’s wait for a place in the global ICC event finals continues.