Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood picked his 300th worldwide wicket in the course of the second day of the third Take a look at in Sydney. Hazlewood dismissed Indian opener Rohit Sharma on 26 to achieve the milestone. Coincidentally, the 300th dismissal of his Take a look at profession got here in 30th birthday.
Hazlewood dismissed Rohit caught-and-bowled, breaking the 70-run opening stand between him and Shubman Gill.
India completed Day 2 on 96/2, trailing Australia on 232 runs in first innings. The hosts have been bowled out on 338, with Steve Smith scoring a century (131).
Watch the dismissal:
Hip, hip, Hoff! 🥳
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Hazlewood grew to become the 11th Australian bowler to achieve 300 wickets in worldwide cricket. He achieved the milestone in his 116th worldwide look. Shane Warne stays on the high amongst Australians with 999 worldwide wickets for the nation. Nevertheless, Warne has 1001 wickets if his wickets for ICC World XI are taken into consideration.
Muttiah Muralitharan stays on the high of the all-time record with 1347 wickets.
Within the ongoing Take a look at in Sydney, India reached 96/2 at Stumps — having Rahane and Pujara unbeaten on 5 and 9 respectively — and nonetheless path by 242 runs.
Earlier, prolific batsman Steve Smith scored an excellent hundred as Australia scored 338 earlier than getting bundled out within the post-Lunch session.
Other than Smith who scored 131 earlier than getting run out, Marnus Labuschagne made a major contribution of 91 earlier than falling in need of his fifth Take a look at ton. Debutant opener Will Pucovski had additionally scored 62 on the rain-hit first day of the match.