A splendid batting Virat Kohli Shardul Thakur and Washington Sundar on Sunday ensured India stayed in the game after the finish of Day Three of the fourth and last Test against Australia at The Gabba. Thakur and Sundar shared a 123-run organization for the seventh wicket which assisted India with yielding a lead of only 33, which at one phase looked like to be more than 150.
The association was commended by India captain Virat Kohli, who took to online media to adulate the rearguard activity showed by the two. “Extraordinary application and conviction by @Sundarwashi5 and @imShard. This is what is the issue here. Washy top self-control on introduction and tula parat maanla re Thakur,” Kohli said on Twitter.
India got packaged out for 336 in their first innings, riding on splendid, lady half hundreds of years from the two youthful bowlers.
Australia, who had scored 369 in their first innings, at that point finished the day arriving at 21/0 in their subsequent innings. Openers David Warner and Marcus Harris stayed unbeaten on 20 and 1 separately, assisting Australia with expanding their lead to 54.
Prior, Resuming the day at 62/2, India lost Cheteshwar Pujara and captain Ajinkya Rahane toward the beginning of the day meeting. Pujara was the first to go as he edged one to wicketkeeper Tim Paine off the bowling of Josh Hazlewood for 25 with the group’s score on 105.
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Rahane followed, edging one to fourth sneak off Mitchell Starc for 37 with the group score on 144.
Mayank Agarwal and Rishabh Pant added 17 additional runs before Agarwal got out at group’s score of 161. Agarwal scored 38 runs, with the assistance of three fours and a six, in the 75 balls he looked over the span of his innings.
Gasp (23) at that point imparted a 25-run association to Sundar before he turned into the third scalp of Hazlewood who had the India wicketkeeper-batsman got at ravine by Cameron Green.
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It was then that Thakur and Sundar sewed together the most noteworthy seventh-wicket organization for India at The Gabba and brought the guests directly into the match.
Both batted with extraordinary coarseness and assurance as they didn’t permit Australia to take any further wickets and furthermore ensured that the runs continued coming for India at a good rate.
Thakur scored 67 runs, with the assistance of nine limits and two sixes throughout his innings, before he got out bowled by Pat Cummins in the last meeting.
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Sundar at that point enlisted the most noteworthy individual score for a debutant batting at number seven in Australia as he scored important 62 runs prior to getting out captured at chasm.