After chasing leather for 2 consecutive days in the India VS Australia 4th Test match, the Indian cricket team has finally shown some great intent with the bat. The Indian cricket team managed to put on a decent display with the bat on day 4. Shubman Gill was the star of this inning. He scored a marvelous 100 to put India in a comfortable position. Pujara and Rohit batted well. Virat Kohli looks confident. Shubman departed after scoring 128 as he was caught leg-before wicket by a good ball from Nathan Lyon. Here are in-depth updates about the same:
Shubman Gill Scores Magnificent 128:
Shubman Gill was looking solid on the evening of the second day itself. But his performance on day 2 affirmed the same. He looked very confident with his strokes. He played the off-spin of Nathan Lyon very well. He used the very old technique of footwork to deal with the spin. His innings of 128 comprised two good partnerships. Rohit Sharma scored a well-fought 35 while Cjeteshwar Pujara managed to score 35 runs to help Shubman to get to his 100. Shubman hit 12 fours and a 6 to amass the 128 runs.
India VS Australia: Shubman Gill Dismissed by Nathan Lyon After Scoring 128 Runs:
But it was Nathan Lyon who had the last laugh. He bowled a very precise delivery which turned just the perfect amount to trap Shubman Gill’s leg-before wicket. Shubman was on the back foot and got stuck on the crease and hence found it difficult to tackle the ball. Ravindra Jadeja was the next man to walk out to bat. India lost its first wicket at 74 and it is the second wicket at 187. Nathan Lyon and Todd Murphy look like the best bowlers of the opposition. They bowled at an economy of 2.1 runs an over. The India VS Australia 4th Test match is taking an fun turn.
India VS Australia 4th Test: Match Hangs in Balance:
The Australian cricket team had their nose ahead in the match till yesterday evening. But Shubman Gill’s innings have inspired the Indian batters. The Indian team is currently stationed at 250/3. The team is looking to scale down the mammoth total of almost 500 runs. They will be looking to reduce the first innings lead as much as possible. It now lies in the hands of Kohli and the other batters to do their job.
Australia 1st Innings:
Usman Khawaja: 180 Runs. (LBW by Axar)
Cameron Green 114 Runs. (C by Bharat and Bowled by Ashwin)
R Ashwin: 6/91.
India 1st Innings (At Time of Report):
Shubman Gill: 128 Runs (Leg Before Wicket by Lyon)
To know more go to India VS Australia Highlights: Usman Khawaja’s 104* Keeps Australia in Front on Day 1. Australia 255/4 After Day 1.
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