New Delhi. Australia’s team was the No. 1 Test team before coming to India. He was expected to perform well in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy (BGT 2023), but he had to face a big defeat in the first 2 Tests (IND vs AUS) and has also lost the number-1 crown. The first Test was played in Nagpur. Under the leadership of Rohit Sharma, India won this match by an innings. The Indian team was successful in winning the second Test in Delhi by 6 wickets. Team India is ahead 2-0 in the 4-match series and is one step away from winning the series.
The third Test between India and Australia is to be played in Indore from March 1. Meanwhile big news is coming. Australia’s captain has returned home due to personal reasons. Not only this, fast bowler Jose Hazlewood has been ruled out of the series due to injury. At the same time, batsman David Warner will also return home for treatment for fractured elbow. According to the news of NewsCorp, Hazlewood is yet to recover from the leg injury. Warner was injured on the ball of fast bowler Mohammad Siraj. They are also coming back home.
batsmen have failed miserably
Meanwhile, former Australian veteran Ian Chappell said that the way Australia is playing the series. He may have to face defeat from 0-4. Talking to Wide World of Sports, Chappell said that the batsmen were playing shots instead of defending on the spinning track, which is not right. Even Steve Smith got out doing this. This is not his normal game. He also raised questions on team selection.
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Australia’s team has so far not been able to reach the figure of 300 runs in any of the 4 innings of 2 Tests. Talking about the first Test, the team scored 177 runs in the first innings while 91 runs in the second innings. In Delhi, the team definitely scored 263 runs in the first innings, but was reduced to just 113 runs in the second innings. On the other hand, the Indian team scored 400 in Nagpur.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : February 20, 2023, 14:21 IST