IND vs AUS: In the absence of Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara got the important wicket of Usman Khwaja, frozen like Angad’s leg in the match.
The final Test match of the ongoing Border Gavaskar Trophy between India and Australia is being played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Australia’s team is in a very strong position in this match. This Test match is very important considering the final of the World Test Championship. During this match, Usman Khawaja’s innings strengthened the Australian team. But the veteran player of the Indian cricket team played an important role in returning Usman Khawaja to the pavilion.
The dominance of the batsmen has been seen in this match. In this match, the batsmen are spewing runs fiercely. Australia’s team decided to bat first after winning the toss and ended the first innings at 480 runs. After this, the Indian team scored 129 runs at the loss of one wicket till the lunch break on the third day. The Indian team is still behind by 480 runs.
In this match, something happened during Australia’s innings which is surprising everyone. In Australia’s first innings, batsman Usman Khawaja stood on the crease like Angad. During this, he scored 180 runs while batting for more than 5 sessions. Cheteshwar Pujara’s every trick to get Usman out was proving to be a failure. Meanwhile, in place of captain Rohit, Cheteshwar Pujara continued to captain the field.
During this, on the first ball of the last session of the second day, Usman Khawaja returned to the pavilion under the captaincy of Cheteshwar Pujara. Cheteshwar Pujara resorted to DRS to dismiss Usman Khawaja, after which Usman was adjudged LBW. Its video is also becoming fiercely viral on social media.
According to information, captain Rohit Sharma did not take the field in the last session due to some reason. Cheteshwar Pujara took over the captaincy for this session. Meanwhile, he handed the ball to Akshar Patel, after which Akshar Patel took the wicket of Usman Khawaja, who was handling Australia’s innings. Akshar hit the ball on the pads of Usman, after which the Indian team appealed but umpire Nitin Menon did not react to the appeal. After this Cheteshwar Pujara, who was captaining, asked for DRS, after which it became clear that the ball had hit the wicket. Thanks to Cheteshwar Pujara’s DRS, Usman Khawaja not only returned to the pavilion but also missed out on his double century.
After getting such a big wicket, not only the entire Indian team but also the fans of the team were jubilant. Getting such a big wicket thanks to Cheteshwar Pujara in the absence of regular captain Rohit Sharma is a big achievement for both Akshar and Cheteshwar.