India vs Australia, 2nd Test day 3: India registered a thumping victory by defeating Australia by 6 wickets in the second Test match, India has also made an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the 4 Test series. IND vs AUS 2nd Test: India registers a thumping six-wicket win over Australia in Delhi Test; Ashwin-Jadeja rocked
New Delhi: India registered a thumping victory by defeating Australia by 6 wickets in the second Test match, India has also taken an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the 4 Test series. From India, Rohit Sharma played a stormy inning of 31 runs, which turned the dice of the match in the blink of an eye.
After this, Kohli and Pujara batted brilliantly to give India victory. While Pujara remained unbeaten after scoring 31 runs, KS Bharat remained unbeaten after scoring 23 runs off 22 balls. Nathan Lyon took 2 wickets from Australia and Murphy was successful in taking one wicket. (India vs Australia) Earlier on the third day, Indian spinners Ashwin and Jadeja bowled brilliantly and bundled out Australia for 113 runs in the second innings. Jadeja took 7 wickets while Ashwin took 3 wickets. Australia got a lead of 114 runs, due to which India now had a target of 115 runs to win.
The Indian team was dominating on the first day
The toss was won by Australian captain Pat Cummins in this match. He chose to bat first. Apart from Usman Khawaja (81) and Peter Handscomb (72), no other batsman could survive here and the Australian team was all out for just 263 runs. From India, Mohammed Shami took 4 and Jadeja and Ashwin took 3-3 wickets. After this, on the first day, the Indian team had also scored 21 runs without losing any wicket.
Australia showed strength on the second day
From the beginning of the second day, the Australian spinners were seen dominating the Indian batsmen. The condition was that the Indian team was stuck in a difficult situation after losing 7 wickets for 139 runs. From here, Akshar Patel and R Ashwin shared a 114-run partnership to revive the Indian team. Due to this partnership, the Indian team scored 262 runs in the first innings. For Australia, Nathan Lyon got 5 and Todd Murphy and Matthew Kuhneman got 2-2 wickets.
Here Australia not only got a one-run lead, but at the end of the day’s play, its batsmen scored 61 runs losing one wicket. That is, the total lead was 62 runs. Here the Australia team strengthened its hold in the Test.
The first session of the third day turned the whole game
On the third day, Australia started playing ahead with a score of 61/1. Here in the first session itself, the Indian spinners got so much help that Australia’s second innings was reduced to just 113 runs. Not a single Australian batsman could stand on the pitch for long. The Australia team lost 9 wickets in this first session adding just 52 runs. In Australia’s second innings, Jadeja took 7 wickets and Ashwin took 3 wickets.
India got the target of only 115 runs
Due to the excellent bowling of Jadeja and Ashwin, the Indian team got the target of just 115 runs. India had a bad start here and KL Rahul (1) soon returned to the pavilion. Rohit Sharma continued batting fast. He had scored 31 runs in just 20 balls but was run out.
India had lost two wickets for 39 runs. From here Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara took the Indian innings forward. Todd Murphy sent Virat Kohli (21) to the pavilion through stumping on a total of 69 runs. After this, Shreyas Iyer (12) also returned to the pavilion soon. From here Cheteshwar Pujara (31) and KS Bharat (23) won India. Both the players returned to the pavilion unbeaten.