So the series decider now moves to the most beautiful stadium in the country in Dharamshala. Both the teams would want to give their more than 100% and regain the Border-Gavaskar trophy. Especially India would want to win the match and the series to end their season on a high. Even if Australia manages to pull out a draw it would be a big achievement for them and also if the test match ends in a draw the trophy would be retained by Australia because they are the current holders of the trophy.
Cricket, also known as Gentleman’s game, one of the most famous sports of the world. A die heart cricket fan always says that he knows everything about this game, such as, what is inswing or outswing or who is the best bowler, batsman or captain. Here is my question to the every Cricket fan – What are the different forms of cricket you know?
Post injury Roger Federer made a dream comeback in January 2017 with an Australian Open championship after defeating Rafael Nadal in five-setters to take his tally of grand slams to #18. Now in Indian Wells BNP Paribas Masters Open 2017, he emerged as a champion after defeating his fellow statesmen Stan Wawrinka in straight sets 6-4, 6-4. On record books, he is the oldest player to win Masters 1000 championship at 35 Years and 7 Months. He first played this tournament 17 years back and it has been his 5th Indian wells title.
Day 4 has been hugely dominated by Indians and they batted superbly to impose a lead of 152 runs, they declared their innings on 603/9 in 210 overs. Resuming to bat in their second innings Australians lost 2 quick wickets for 23 runs in just 7.2 overs. All and all day belonged to Indians because of their splendid batting and bowling performances. Let’s see some of the talking points of Day 4:
Day 3 was a classic demonstration of Test cricket and both teams were fighting hard to get their nose ahead in this game. Resuming from Day 2, India batted for a whole day and added just 220 runs in 90 overs and reminded of old days when test matches were used to be played in this fashion. By the end of day three still, all three results are possible India are at 360/6 and still, need 91 runs to equal Australians tally. Let’s check some of the talking points of day 3.
Day 2 of the ongoing 3rd Test match between India Vs Australia belonged to India. After the Day 1 play Australians were strongly placed at 299/4 with Steve Smith and Glen Maxwell on the crease and Australians were all set to make it big on a batting friendly Ranchi wicket. But India under the stand-in captainship of Ajinkya Rahane produced an inspired performance and was able to wrap up Australians for 451 runs in 137.3 overs. By the end of the days play India were batting on 120/1 for the loss of 1 wicket. Please read through for talking points on day 2 of a test match.
The 3rd Test between India Vs Australia started on 16th March in Ranchi, the hometown of Indias most successful captain and poster boy of Indian cricket Mahendra Singh Dhoni. By the end of the day 1, Australians have upper hand on this game by comfortably placing themselves on 299/4. Let’s see what were the talking points on day 1.
Pre-quarter finals match of Indian Wells BNP Paribas Open 2017 between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal finished in just over an hour time. It looked like Federer was in a hurry he finished it off in style without giving any chance to Nadal. He won this match in straight sets with match score 6-2, 6-3.
India Vs Australia 3rd Test Match is starting from March 16th in Ranchi. Both the teams will try to take a lead in Ranchi itself so that they can go into final Dharamshala Test match with a positive mindset. There has been a lot of talking from the media of both countries and all this would be in the mind of the players only till the match starts.