UPDATED Till First Session
The Indian team looked to be progressing to victory till the second day of the Adelaide Test, on the third day, they have reached the worst by making their cricket’s worst record. Australia bowled India for just 36 runs in the second innings on the third day of the first Test. This is Team India’s lowest score in 88 years of Indian Test history.
The first Test match between India and Australia is being played from 17 December. The Indian team scored 244 runs in the first innings. After this, he piled Australia on 191 runs. In this way, he got the lead of 53 runs. It was expected that with this lead, India would give a big target to the hosts. But on the third day of the match, the Indian team stumbled on 36 for the worst performance of their Test history. Australia held India to a score of 36 for 9 wickets. Mohammed Shami retired by scoring one run.
The Indian team has been playing Test cricket since 1932. With 19 being dismissed for 36 runs, December 19 has been recorded as a date in Indian Test history, which rarely brings a smile on its face. Earlier the lowest score of the Indian team was 42 runs. The Indian team was dismissed for 42 against England at the Lord’s ground in 1974, called the Mecca of cricket.
Teams have been reduced to less than 50 scores 23 times
This is the 23rd time in 143 years of Test history when a team has been dismissed at a score of less than 50. The team of South Africa has been out for less than 50 runs 7 times. India could not touch the 50-run mark for the second time as a team. Australia and New Zealand have been reduced to a score of fewer than 50 four times.
By the end of the second day of the Adelaide Test, the Indian team has taken an important lead of 62 runs over Australia. Thanks to the sharp bowling of R Ashwin, Jaspreet Bumrah and Umesh Yadav, Team India bundled out the Kangaroo team for just 191 runs. With this, the Indian team has strengthened its hold on the host team in the first Test match.
India lost the opener, Prithvi Shaw, before the stumps on the second day. Shaw was bowled by Pat Cummins for just four. However, Jaspreet Bumrah and opening batsman Mayank Agarwal took over as nightwatchmen. At the end of the second day’s play, India has scored nine runs after losing one wicket. The Prithvi Shaw of Adelaide Oval ground was extremely bad for both those winnings.
21-year-old Indian batsman Prithvi Shaw was bowled on the ball coming in the same way in the second consecutive innings. His wicket was taken by Mitchell Starc in the first innings. Fans have been criticized for his performance on social media. At the same time, former England opener Nick Knight feels that time needs to be taken out of international cricket and work on his flaws.
Former Pakistan player will now play For Indian Franchise
Left-arm Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Amir Retirement surprised everyone by suddenly retiring from international cricket two days ago. Aamir, who retired from international cricket at the age of just 28, took 119 Test wickets, 81 ODIs and 59 T20 wickets for Pakistan. Aamir played 36 Tests, 61 ODIs and 50 T20 matches for Pakistan.
The reason for Aamir’s retirement told the thinking of the Pakistan Cricket Board and the new team management. According to him, he has retired from being fed up with the new team management.
Soon after Aamir’s retirement, another big news is coming. He will now be seen playing in the Abu Dhabi T10 League for the Indian franchise Pune Devils. The Pune Devils have been included for the first time in the Abu Dhabi T10 tournament starting January 28 next year. The coach of this team will be former South African veteran cricketer Jonty Rhodes. Apart from Aamir, this team also has Thisara Perera.