Team India has won a historic victory in the ongoing Melbourne Boxing Day Test between India and Australia with Ajinkya Rahane’s century. It also avenged the embarrassing first Test.
Australia were bowled out for 195 in the first innings of the second Test. India then scored 326 in the first innings. Despite India’s initial setback, India were 131 runs ahead of Australia with captain Ajinkya Rahane’s century and Rabindra Jadeja’s half-century.
Joe Burns was out while the team score was 4 runs. Similarly, M. Labuschagne was dismissed for 28 runs. Mathew Wade (40), Steve Smith (8), Travis Head (17) and Tim Pen (1), among others, returned to the pavilion. By the end of the game yesterday, Cameron Green continued to bat at the crease for 17 and Pat Cummins for 15. Australia have been consistently wicket-falling since the start of the day. As a result, Australia was able to score a total of 200 runs. For Australia, Cameron Green top-scored with 45, followed by Matthew Wade (40), Labuschagne (24), Travis Head (16), Pat Cummins (22), Stack (19) and Hazelwood (10). As a result, India needed 70 runs to win.
For India, Mohammad Siraj top-scored with 3 wickets, while Jaspreet Bumrah, Rabichandran Ashwini and Rabindra Jadeja took 2 wickets each. Umesh Yadav, on the other hand, has one wicket.
India easily chased down the 70-run victory target. Although the team suffered an early setback, it did not affect the victory. For the team, Mayank Agrawal was dismissed for 5 and Cheteshwar Pujara for 3. However, Shubham Gill and Rahane took the responsibility to lead India to victory. As a result, the team won the match by 8 wickets. Rahane scored 27 while Shubham scored 35. India also drew the series 1-1.
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