Ravindra Jadeja shined for India within the first two periods of Day 2 towards Australia within the ongoing third Check in Sydney. The left-arm spinner took 4 wickets of the Aussie innings, and confirmed exemplary fielding abilities to dismiss centurion Steve Smith, ending the Australian innings on 338.
Smith appeared harmful in the direction of the closing phases of the Australian innings as he was discovering gaps and bounds at will. After scoring 6 runs off the first-three deliveries off Bumrah within the 106th over of the innings, Smith aimed for an attacking shot in the direction of the leg facet once more and referred to as for a two.
Nevertheless, Jadeja’s bullet throw denied Smith the prospect to finish the second run, as he fell quick off the crease.
— ANSHUM KATHURIA (@anshum_kathuria) January eight, 2021
Australia have been all out for 338 of their first innings, with Smith scoring a gritty 131-run knock to make sure the group had a combating rating on the board. Earlier, Will Pucovski (62) and Marnus Labuschagne (91) gave the hosts their strongest begin of the collection.
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) January eight, 2021
For India, Ravindra Jadeja was the highest wicket-taker with 4 scalps, conceding 62 runs in his 18 overs.
The collection is at present locked 1-1 after India’s outstanding eight-wicket comeback win within the Melbourne Check, off-setting a humiliating loss within the opener in Adelaide.