Indore Test, India reduced to 163 in the second innings: Kangaroo’s target of 76 runs, all flop except Pujara; Lion 8 wickets
The Kangaroos have got a target of 75 runs in the third Test of the ongoing Border-Gavaskar Trophy between India and Australia. India was bundled out for 163 in the second innings at the Holkar Stadium in Indore. As soon as the Indian team was all out, the umpires raised the bails and made stumps.
On Thursday, the second day of the match, the visiting team proceeded with their first innings with a score of 156/4 and got all out for 197 runs. Thus the Kangaroos got a lead of 88 runs in the first innings. Apart from Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin and Umesh Yadav took three wickets each for India.
In the second innings, India’s Mr. Reliable Cheteshwar Pujara (59 runs) scored his 35th half-century, while Shreyas Iyer 26, captain Rohit Sharma 12 and Virat Kohli were dismissed for 13 runs. In the end, Ravichandran Ashwin played a struggling inning of 16 runs.
Nathan Lyon took 8 wickets. On the first day, India was dismissed for 109 runs in the first innings.
This is how India’s wickets fell in the second innings
First: Shubman Gill wanted to go ahead and play a big shot and missed the ball of Nathan Lyon. Ball hits the stumps.
Second: Nathan Lyon made Indian captain Rohit Sharma LBW.
Third: Mathew Kuhneman made Virat Kohli LBW.
Fourth: Ravindra Jadeja became the third victim of Nathan Lion. Lion made him LBW.
Fifth: Usman Khawaja caught Iyer’s brilliant catch on Stark’s ball.
Sixth: Lion bowled Shrikar Bharat.
Seventh: Nathan Lyon made Ashwin LBW.
Eighth: Steve Smith caught Pujara’s wonderful catch on Lion’s ball.
Ninth: Umesh Yadav was caught by Cameron Green at deep midwicket in an attempt to play a big shot.
Tenth: Mohammad Siraj becomes Lion’s eighth victim. Lion bowled him.
Now see the second day’s game according to the session
First: Indian bowlers shine, Australia limited to 197
The first session of the second day has been named after the Indian bowlers. The Australian team lost six wickets in scoring 41 runs. Umesh Yadav and Ravichandran Ashwin took three wickets each. Apart from Peter Handscomb (19) and Cameron Green (21), none of the lower-order batsmen could cross double figures.
Second: Pujara’s durable innings, Australian bowlers dominate
The Australian bowlers dominated the second session, however, Pujara prevented the team from falling apart with steady innings. In this session, Team India lost four important wickets for 66 runs. The Indian team’s score at tea was 79/4. Pujara remained unbeaten on 36 runs. Gill, Jadeja, Rohit, and Kohli failed to score big.
Third: Nathan Lyon’s fire, India all out
The last session of the day saw the fire of Nathan Lyon. He took 5 of India’s last 6 wickets. Indian batsmen could only add 84 runs.
Australian wickets fell like this
First: Ravindra Jadeja made Travis Head LBW.
Second: Ravindra Jadeja bowled Labushen.
Third: Ravindra Jadeja got Usman Khawaja caught by Gill at deep midwicket boundary.
Fourth: Ravindra Jadeja got Steve Smith caught by KS Bharat.
Fifth: Ravichandran Ashwin caught Peter Handscomb at short leg by Shreyas Iyer.
Sixth: Umesh Yadav made Cameron Green LBW.
Seventh: Umesh Yadav clean-bowled Mitchell Starc.
Eighth: Ashwin has made Alex Carey LBW.
Ninth: Umesh Yadav bowled Todd Murphy.
Tenth: Nathan Lyon was bowled by Ashwin.
Now watch the first day’s game
First: Australia has a lead of 47 runs
The first day of the Indore Test was named after the Kangaroos. On this day the Indian team was reduced to 109 runs in the first innings. Australia then took a lead of 47 runs in the first innings, scoring 156 runs for four wickets. Ravindra Jadeja took all four wickets. He has 500 wickets in international cricket. He became the 7th Indian bowler to take 500+ wickets.
Team India was reduced to 109 runs, and Kuhneman took 5 wickets
After winning the toss and electing to bat first, Team India got all out for 109 runs in the first innings. Virat Kohli scored the maximum 22 runs from the team. While opener Shubman Gill, playing in place of KL Rahul, scored 21 runs. Wicketkeeper KS Bharat and Umesh Yadav scored 17-17 runs. At the same time, captain Rohit Sharma and Akshar Patel could only add 12-12 runs. The rest of the batsmen could not do anything special.
Matthew Kahneman took 5 wickets for Australia. While Nathan Lyon got 3 successes. One wicket came in the part of Todd Murphy.
Team India’s wickets fell like this
First: The last ball of the sixth over, Rohit Sharma wanted to go ahead and play a big shot, but Matthew Kuhneman’s ball went outside the stump and Rohit missed it and was stumped by Alex Carey.
Second: Matthew Kuhneman’s ball touched the outside edge of Gill’s bat and went to the keeper’s hand.
Third: In the second ball of the ninth over, Nathan Lyon clean bowled Cheteshwar Pujara.
Fourth: Kuhneman caught Jadeja at the short extra cover on the ball of Nathan Lyon.