Rahane scored 89 runs in the first innings
Pair 109 runs with Shardul
Dhoni gave chance to Rahane in IPL
New Delhi. Former vice-captain of the Indian Test team Ajinkya Rahane is not tired of praising veteran Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni). Rahane played an unmatched inning against Australia in the ICC World Test Championship final. On the basis of his brilliant innings, India made a comeback against Australia (India vs Australia wtc final). However, at the end of the third day’s play, the Kangaroo team has gained the upper hand. After the stumps, Rahane credited MS Dhoni for his brilliant performance.
Ajinkya Rahane played an inning of 89 runs. He shared a 109-run partnership for the 7th wicket with Shardul Thakur (51), helping the Indian team score 296 runs in their first innings. Australia, who scored 469 runs in the first innings, took India’s first innings for 296 runs and took a lead of 173 runs, taking their overall lead to 296 runs at the end of the day’s play. India will have to take the remaining six wickets of Australia quickly to stay in the match and then expect an effective performance from the batsmen.
After the end of the third day’s play, Ajinkya Rahane said in the presentation ceremony, ‘The credit for my good performance goes to Dhoni. He gave me a chance to play for CSK which brought back my confidence. By the end of the third day’s play, Marnus Labushen was present at the crease scoring 41 and Cameron Green scoring seven runs. Earlier, Rahane hit 11 fours and a six in his brilliant innings of 129 balls.
Earlier, Ajinkya Rahane had said during the IPL that Dhoni had given him the freedom to play freely while talking about not taking tension. Then Rahane had told that Mahi had said that there is no need for him to take tension. Rahane played for the CSK team in the 16th season of IPL. He was seen in a new avatar in IPL. He scored more than 300 runs.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 10, 2023, 06:00 IST