Australia’s Todd Murphy took five wickets in his name.
India is ahead of the guests by 144 runs till the second day.
New Delhi. The Indian team has started the Border Gavaskar Trophy in a grand manner. Indian all-rounders have dominated this match so far. Be it batting or bowling. Virat Kohli, who has a lot of fear in the Australian team, his bat remained calm in this match. But the way he has started 2023, after that everyone’s eyes are fixed on him. Virat has ended the drought of centuries in limited overs.
When Virat Kohli entered the field in Nagpur, the fans were jubilant. Getting out the run machine is a challenge for everyone. But in this match, Kohli was dismissed by the Australian bowler, who has taken his first step in Test career. His name is Todd Murphy. Team India had planned for the guest team’s star spinner Nathan Lyon. But Murphy changed the course of India. Murphy sent not only Kohli but also star batsmen like Cheteshwar Pujara, KL Rahul to the pavilion. But he got relief from Virat’s wicket. Murphy put his feelings in front of everyone after the second day’s play.
I was surprised to hear the noise – Todd Murphy
Regarding Virat Kohli, Murphy said, ‘I was most happy with Virat Kohli’s wicket. That ball was superb. This is like a dream come true. I have seen him play for a long time, he is a hero. When he came out to bat, there was a noise after that, which I was shocked to hear. I will never forget that moment. It’s great to play with him. Alex Carey took a great catch, he helped me in the review.
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Young spinner took five wickets
The eyes of the Indian team were on Nathan Lyon. But Todd Murphy shone, he sent the star batsmen to the pavilion one after the other. He took five wickets, including Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara, KL Rahul, KS Bharat and R Ashwin. However, Ravindra Jadeja and Akshar Patel are taking the team’s score forward with a valuable partnership. India is ahead by 144 runs till the second day’s play.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : February 10, 2023, 19:45 IST