India vs Australia 3rd Test Match Highlights Australia won the Indore Test by 9 wickets

Indore: Coming from 0–2 down in the third Test match of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy at the Holkar Stadium in Indore, Australia dominated the hosts and defeated India by 9 wickets to make the series 2–1, including There was still a match. To go. Despite losing the toss, the touring party first dismissed India for 109 and scored 197 before taking an 88-run first innings lead. In the second innings, even though the home team exceeded their first innings total, they managed to score 163, setting a target of 76 for the Kangaroos.

On the morning of the third day, India’s veteran off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin struck in the very first over to raise hopes of an unexpected result as he dismissed the opposition’s best first-innings batsman Usman Khawaja for a duck, but Travis Head And Marnus Labuschagne ensured no further. The damage was done as Australia chased down their target in the first session of the day. Head took the attacking route and remained unbeaten on 49 off 53 balls, while Labuschagne scored 28 off 58 balls to seal the victory.

The win has also helped the Australian team book a place in the WTC final.

Matthew Kuhnmann was the star of the Australian bowling attack on the first day of the Test match as he took 5 for 16 as Lyon also scalped 3 wickets. But off-spinner Lyon came back with 8 wickets in the match taking 11 wickets and was adjudged player of the match. For India, Cheteshwar Pujara’s 59 in the second innings was the joint best score by an Indian batsman in both innings, but neither batsman really carried on. Apart from Pujara, Shreyas Iyer also looked in good form for his 26-run knock but was outdone as a pacer on a wicket where other batsmen struggled against pacers.

The 96-run partnership in the first innings between Labuschagne (31) and Khawaja (60) was perhaps the one that completely tilted the balance of the match in favor of the Aussies. The stand turned out to be the biggest of the entire match as Jadeja looked at ease against the Indian attack before dismissing these two.

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