Expect from Rahane and Pujara
In the Sydney Test match, India scored 96 runs by the second day but lost two wickets. Opener Rohit Sharma (26) was sent off by Josh Hazlewood and Shubman Gill (50) was sent to the pavilion by Pat Cummins. Captain Ajinkya Rahane (5) and Cheteshwar Pujara (9) returned to an unbeaten pavilion after the end of the second day’s play. The Indian team is currently 242 runs behind Australia on the basis of first innings.
Smith’s 27th Test century
In the third Test match of the series in Sydney, Steve Smith hit a magnificent century and he was run out after scoring 131 runs. Smith played a brilliant innings of 131 off 226 balls, hitting 16 fours. He returned to the pavilion on the final wicket. It was the 27th century of his Test career and he equaled Virat Kohli (27 Test centuries).
Amazing of Ravindra Jadeja
All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja performed brilliantly and took a total of 4 wickets. In addition, he also dismissed Smith on a straight throw. Jadeja hunted Labushen (91), Matthew Wade (13), Pat Cummins (0) and Nathan Lyon (0).
Jadeja smashes Smith on straight throw
Gill’s first test fifty
Young opener Shubman Gill hit his first half-century of his Test career off 100 balls. He scored his personal score of 50 with a single off the third ball of the 32nd over of the innings. However, on the very first ball of the next over, he became the victim of Pat Cummins, who was caught by Cameron Green. Gill hit 8 fours in his innings of 101 balls.
Gill hit half-century in 100 balls
Labuchen missed the century
Australia’s first wicket of the day fell to Marnus Labushen when Marnus Labushen (91) was caught by Ravindra Jadeja at the hands of Rahane. Labushen faced 196 balls and hit 11 fours.
Rohit Sharma could not do much
Rohit Sharma could not do anything special and Josh Hazlewood caught him on his own ball. Rohit scored 26 runs off 77 balls with the help of 3 fours and a six. He added 70 runs for the first wicket with Shubman Gill.
Saini and Bumrah also gave shocks
Playing his first Test match, Navdeep Saini and star paceman Jasprit Bumrah took 2-2 wickets. On the first day, Navdeep Saini, who sent Will Pukowski (62) to the pavilion, hunted Mitchell Starc (24). Bumrah sent Cameron Green (0) and Captain Tim Paine (1) to the pavilion. Mohammad Siraj also got a wicket.