On the third day of the first Test between Australia and India in Adelaide, India were bowled out for 36 in their second innings. In reply, Australia reached the target of 90 for the loss of two wickets. I took a zero lead.
It should be noted that India had a lead of 62 runs against Australia at the start of today’s game and they had nine players left and it was expected that they would be able to score a big score against Australia.
But early in the morning, Pat Cummins dismissed Night Watchman Jaspreet Bumrah for a total of 15.
This was followed by India’s most reliable batsman Chattiswar Pujara but this was the occasion when the Australian bowlers turned the game around.
On the same score, not only Bamrah, but also Pujara, Agrawal and Rahane were made to run the pavilion. Captain Kohli was also dismissed for 19 runs and nine players were dismissed for 31 runs.
Mohammad Shami was hit on the wrist by a Cummins ball for 36 runs, which injured him and he could not continue his innings.
Hazlewood was the best bowler for Australia with five wickets in 25 balls for just eight runs and he also took 200 wickets in this innings. Pat Cummins also bowled brilliantly and took four wickets.
In the chase, Matthew Wade and Joe Burns played a bit faster and took full advantage of India’s weak bowling in the absence of Mohammad Shami.
Joe Burns completed a half-century and ended the match with a six.
Indian batting has been a topic on social media
User and journalist Daniel Alexander, who has a keen eye on Sri Lankan cricket, commented that the fourth umpire spent more time on the pitch during the water break than the Indian batsmen.
One user tweeted, referring to India’s excellent performance at home, that the ICC should allow India to take its home pitches on overseas tours.
Commenting on the match, the Australian analyst said that India was in a very strong position in the first innings but Virat Kohli’s run out was the most important moment of the match after which India took 17 wickets in both their innings for just 88 runs. Lose it.