Ind vs Aus, 3rd Test: In the ongoing third Test between India and Australia, the pitch has created quite a bit of chaos since day one. The Indore wicket has been criticized by many former cricketers after 14 wickets fell on the first day, in which India were restricted to just 109 runs on the first day. Turn.
On the second day, Australia were also bundled out for 197, losing the remaining six wickets within 41 runs. Batting in their second innings, the Indian team dismissed both openers Shubman Gill (5) and Rohit Sharma (12) in quick succession. Australia’s off-spinner Nathan Lyon took both the wickets. The match took a dramatic turn in the 29th over of the innings when India’s star batsman Virat Kohli was stunned by the sharp turn and bounce of Matthew Kuhnman’s delivery. The ball ended up hitting the boundary rope, Kohli looked oblivious while playing that delivery. He was looking to cut the delivery but edged the ball over the slips.
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Earlier, only 30 runs were scored in 16 overs in the first hour of play as the Indians restricted the Kangaroos to just 197 runs. Ravichandran Ashwin and Umesh Yadav bowled brilliantly and took three wickets each to put India in a strong position. Speedster Umesh Yadav also created history for India as he picked up 100 Test wickets on Indian soil on the second day in Indore. He took 31 Tests to reach this milestone. It was the wicket of Mitchell Starc that helped Umesh get into the record books.
Team India are currently batting on 114/5 with Cheteshwar Pujara and Shrikar Bharat struggling against the Australian bowlers. Rohit Sharma’s team is leading 2-0 in the four-match Test series and has won the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. If the hosts win this match, they will play the final of the World Test Championship at The Oval from June 7 to 11.