Prithvi Shaw left the followers disillusioned together with his outing within the pink-ball Take a look at in Adelaide, as he was dismissed on the second supply of the Take a look at for a duck. Mitchell Starc cleaned Shaw’s wickets as he angled the ball back-in, whereas the batsman dedicated for a drive by covers.
Shaw discovered a thick inside-edge which deflected off to the stumps.
Forward of the supply, former Australian captain Ricky Ponting, who’s the top coach of Shaw’s Indian Premier League franchise Delhi Capitals, precisely predicted the dismissal.
Ponting talked about Shaw’s weak spot with footwork and the eventual hole he leaves between the bat and pad, and stated that Mitchell Starc would purpose to take advantage of the weak spot. Fairly rightly, Starc delivered precisely as Ponting predicted and bowled the batsman by the gates.
“If he does have a chink in his armour it is the ball which does come again into him…
“Very often leaves an enormous hole between bat and pad and that is the place the Aussies will goal.” @RickyPonting at his peerless finest for the Prithvi Shaw wicket #AUSvIND pic.twitter.com/4nh67zBcpU
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“If he does have a chink in his armour it is the ball which does come again into him,” Ponting stated forward of the wicket. “(Shaw) very often leaves an enormous hole between bat and pad and that is the place the Aussies will goal.”
Earlier, India skipper Virat Kohli had gained the toss and elected to bat towards Australia within the first Take a look at on the Adelaide Oval.
India had already introduced their taking part in XI on Wednesday for the pink-ball Take a look at, selecting Prithvi Shaw and Mayank Agarwal as openers. Wriddhiman Saha has been included because the wicketkeeper within the XI forward of Rishabh Pant, who scored a century within the Day/Evening apply match towards Australia A.