AUS vs IND: Cricket fraternity hails Indian batsmen’s heroic effort as Sydney Take a look at ends in draw


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The Indian batsmen produced a herculean effort because the third Take a look at in Sydney resulted in a draw.

Staff India produced a heroic efficiency on the ultimate day of the third Take a look at to power the sport to a attract Sydney. Regardless of dealing with an early setback in captain Ajinkya Rahane‘s wicket, Rishabh Pant (97), Cheteshwar Pujara (77), Ravichandran Ashwin (39*) and Hanuma Vihari (23*) fought valiantly to safe a draw, making certain the sequence stays degree at 1-1.

Chasing a mammoth goal of 407, India reached 334/5 after batting for 131 overs earlier than each the groups determined to shake arms on the ultimate day of the Take a look at match. Vihari, who batted with a sore hamstring all through the course of his innings, confirmed nice resilience and remained unbeaten on 23 after dealing with 161 deliveries.

He was supported brilliantly by Ashwin who additionally suffered a variety of blows on his physique however did not throw away his wicket and remained not on 39 from 128 deliveries.

Earlier, Pant and Pujara shared a 148-run partnership for the fifth wicket after the guests misplaced skipper Ajinkya Rahane (four) very early within the day. The duo scored runs at a brisk tempo and actually, not solely put India able to attract the Take a look at, but additionally gave the guests an unlikely hope of an unbelievable win.

As India secured an unimaginable attract Sydney, Twitter lauded the facet’s effort:

 



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