New Delhi. Fast bowler Scott Boland playing his first Test (Scott Boland) He took six wickets for just seven runs, with the help of which Australia defeated England before lunch on the third day of the third Ashes Test. In this match played at Melbourne Cricket Ground, the Kangaroo team defeated England. (Australia vs England) by an innings and 14 runs. Along with this, Australia won the Ashes series. (Ashes Series) also won. Australia in five test match series (AUS vs ENG) took a winning lead of 3-0. Man of the Match Boland was awarded the Mulag Medal.
Playing ahead of their yesterday’s score of 31 runs for four wickets, England’s team got out for 68 runs. Earlier, in response to England’s 185 runs in the first innings, Australia scored 267 runs and took a lead of 82 runs. On the third day, Ben Stokes was bowled by Mitchell Starc in the fifth over. The 32-year-old Boland sent Jonny Bairstow to the pavilion in the first over. After this, the world’s number two Test batsman Joe Root (28) became his victim in the second over. Mark Wood and Olly Robinson were dismissed in their third over and both could not even open the account. Cameron Green bowled James Anderson to end England’s second innings in 27.4 overs.
Boland took seven wickets for 55 runs in the match. He is the second native cricketer to play a Test for the Australian men’s team. He was awarded the Johnny Mulag Medal for Player of the Match for this performance. The award is in honor of Australia’s indigenous team that toured England in 1868.
Johnny Mulag was the first captain of the Australian team abroad
Johnny Mulag was an all-rounder. Mulag’s real name was Unarimin and he led the regional team in 1868. In this tour, he played 45 out of 47 matches and scored 1698 runs in 71 innings at an average of around 23. At the same time, he also did 1877 overs, out of which 831 overs were thrown maidens. He took 257 wickets at an average of 10. In his career, he also played the role of a makeshift wicketkeeper and made four stumpings.
Johnny Mulag also played in the Boxing Day Test match at Melbourne Cricket Ground in 1866. Ajinkya Rahane was awarded the Mulag Medal in the Boxing Day Test match between India and Australia last year. Rahane, who led India to victory in Melbourne, scored 112 in the first innings and 27 not out in the second innings.