Ahmedabad: Aussman Khawaja and Cameron Green scored 480 runs in the first innings of the 4th and final Test match against India. In the first innings, the Indian team scored 36 runs without losing a wicket.
Australia is touring India for the 4-match Border-Gavaskar Trophy series. India won the first 2 matches and Australia won the 3rd match. Due to this, the Indian team is leading 2-1 in the series.
In this case, the day before yesterday, the 4th match started at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Playing first, the Australian team scored 255 runs for the loss of 4 wickets at the end of the first day’s play.
In this case, Khawaja started the 2nd day yesterday with 104 runs and Cameron Green with 49 runs. Both played well and scored runs steadily.
Cameron Greene, who played brilliantly, completed his maiden Test century. He was dismissed by Ashwin after scoring 114 runs. Ashwin then sent Alex Carey to the pavilion as fast as he came. Mitchell Starc falls for 6 runs.
At the other end, Aksar smashed Khawaja for 180 runs, who was moving towards a double century.
Australia were bowled out for 480 runs at the last over with Nathan Lyon scoring 34 and Murphy adding 41 runs. On the Indian side, Ashwin 6, Shami 2, Jadeja and Akshar took one wicket each.
Then the Indian team started the first innings and added 36 runs in 10 overs. With 444 runs behind in the first innings, openers Rohit Sharma with 17 runs and Shubman Gill with 18 runs will continue the 3rd day today.
Condolences on death of Cummins’ mother: The mother of Australian cricketer Pat Cummins passed away yesterday after being treated for ill health. During yesterday’s game, the Australian players wore black bands on their hands to express their condolences.
First Century in India: Cameron Greene scored his first Test century in this series. Among the Australian players who have played in India are Les Favell, Paul Sheagan, Dean Jones, Michael Clarke and Glenn Maxwell who have also scored their first Test centuries in India.
Top Rank: India’s Ashwin and England’s James Anderson are tied at the top of the Test bowlers rankings released by the ICC yesterday. In the Border-Gavaskar Test series between India and Australia, Indian player Ashwin and Australian player Nathan Lyon shared the top spot with 113 wickets each. Next are Indian players Kumble (111 wickets) and Harbhajan Singh (95 wickets). Ashwin has also taken 5 or more wickets in an innings for the 32nd time.
3rd is Usman Khawaja: Aussie who scored the highest individual score in Test matches against India. Usman Khawaja (180 runs) is 3rd in the list of players. Australia’s Dean Jones (210 runs) is at the top, followed by Matthew Hayden (203 runs).
300 Catches: Virat Kohli became the second Indian player to take 300 catches in international cricket. Aussie bowled by Ashwin. It fell into the hands of the keeper to be hit by Nathan Lyon. This was Virat Kohli’s 300th catch. Rahul Dravid (334 catches) is the Indian player with most catches, followed by Mohammad Azharuddin (261 catches).
Alex Carey’s Worst Record: Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has defeated Australian Alex Carey for the 5th time in this series. Alex Carey has scored 25 runs off Ashwin’s 40 balls in 6 innings. At the same time, he will be dismissed 5 times.
Maximum Partnership: Usman Khawaja-Cameron Green have taken the 2nd place in the highest partnership for Australia in Test matches in India. In the first innings, the duo added 208 runs together. Australia’s K. The pair of Hughes-Allen Border is at the top with 222 runs.