As India gear up for the tour-opening three-match ODI collection, beginning November 27, right here is trying again at a few of the highlights since India’s landmark Tri-Sequence triumph in 2008, beating Australia 2-Zero within the best-of-three finals.
Whereas India’s kind since then has ebbed and flowed, they have been not pushovers they usually confirmed that by profitable the ODI collection 2-1 on their final tour of Australia in 2018-19. With fairly a couple of gamers from that inventory taking part this time too, the temper shall be nice and hopes excessive.
Here is a take a look at a few of the nice bowling spells:
Obtained ’em on bouncing: Ishant four/38 (MCG, 2008):
India set the tone early within the tri-series they finally received by knocking Aussie batting down on the MCG. The tempo trio Ishant Sharma, Irfan Pathan and S Sreesanth diminished the top-order to 75 for 5 because the hosts folded for 159 in 43.1 overs. The Indians chased down the full in 45.5 overs, shedding simply 5 wickets. Ishant picked three of the highest 5 wickets — Matthew Hayden, skipper Ricky Ponting and Andrew Symonds. Hayden was dismissed caught behind whereas taking part in the drive whereas Ponting was outbounced as he fell at slips whereas pushing on the ball. The dangerman Symonds, too, was stunned by the additional bounce and fell caught behind.
End result: India received by 5 wickets.
Bhajji places the brakes: Harbhajan Singh 2/38 (SCG, 2008):
This was the primary of the best-of-three finals of the tri-series and after being pegged again, shedding three early wickets with the rating on simply 24, Australia parried by means of a 100-run stand between Andrew Symonds and Matthew Hayden. Nevertheless, Harbhajan pitched in for India, eradicating each. His on-field altercation with Andrew Symonds that finally snowballed into Monkeygate earlier within the Take a look at collection, made the wicket much more particular for him. Symonds holed out a supply exterior off straight to deep midwicket whereas Hayden was caught on the sweep. Aussies have been set again and will make simply 239/eight which India overhauled on the again of an excellent hundred by Sachin Tendulkar.
End result: India received by six wickets.
PK swings it India’s manner: Praveen Kumar four/46 (The Gabba, 2008):
India’s whole of 258 for 9 wouldn’t have sufficed had it not been for Praveen Kumar’s four-wicket spell. The suitable-arm seam and swing bowler obtained the primary three wickets, Adam Gilchrist, Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke as Aussies have been diminished to 32 for 3 and will by no means recuperate from there, finally falling quick by 9 runs. Gilchrist was snared with a supply that moved away and took the sting of the bat for a caught behind. Skipper Ricky Ponting was caught at mid-on whereas attempting to drag a ball that stopped on him. Michael Clarke was overwhelmed by a straight supply that stored low and was bowled.
End result: India received by 9 runs.
Yuzi turns it round: Yuzvendra Chahal 6/42 (The MCG, 2019):
The leg-spinner got here in on the proper time to scuttle Australia’s hopes of setting an enormous whole. After Bhuvneswar Kumar had picked a few early wickets to scale back Australia to 27 for 2 wickets, Usman Khawaja and Shaun Marsh set about rebuilding the innings, placing on 73. However Chahal chipped in with three 6+fast wickets to depart Aussies stuttering at 123 for 5. He then picked three extra on the back-end to skittle them out for 230 in 48.four overs. His first wicket was that of Shaun Marsh, who was out stumped whereas attempting to whip a supply huge down the leg. Then, he was out whereas attempting to work the supply down the leg because the ball took the forefront and went straight again to the bowler. Marcus Stoinis was dismissed off a fizzing leg-break as he tried to show the ball on to the leg-side and was caught by the bowler.
End result: India received by seven wickets to win collection.