On this day team India defeated South Africa in Durban and Australia in Melbourne


New Delhi. Some victories abroad have been special for Team India. Out of this, 2 victories came on this day i.e. on 29th December. They are also in two different countries. This victory was also important because the team had come back after a big defeat. The team defeated South Africa (India vs South Africa) in one match and Australia (India vs Australia) in the other. The team won from Durban to Melbourne. Let us tell you why this victory was special.

The first thing was India’s tour of South Africa in 2010. In the first test played at Centurion MS Dhoni Under the leadership of Team India got a big defeat by innings. In such a situation, it was said that the team would lose the three-match series badly. But this did not happen. However, in the second Test played in Dubran, Team India could not start well. The team could score only 208 runs in the first innings. But the bowlers bundled out South Africa for just 131 runs. Off-spinner Harbhajan Singh took 4 wickets.

VVS Laxman played marathon innings

in the second innings VVS Laxman He took over the team by playing a brilliant innings. Indian team could score only 228 runs in the second innings. Laxman scored 96 runs in 171 balls. He hit 12 fours. The team lost 6 wickets for 141 runs. But Laxman took the score beyond 200 with the tail batsmen. In this way, South Africa got the target of 303 runs. But the team could score only 215 runs. In this way, Team India won this Test by 87 runs. After this the third Test played was a draw. The series was tied at 1-1.

All out for 36, then defeated

Now talk about December 2020. Team India could score only 36 runs in the second innings of the Day-Night Test played in Adelaide. This was his lowest score in Test history. After this it was said that the team would easily lose the 4-match series. But the team made a great comeback in the second Test played in Meblern. In response to Australia’s 195 runs, the team scored 326 runs in the first innings. captain Ajinkya Rahane Scored a brilliant century.

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Won the series 2-1

After falling behind in the first innings, the Kangaroo team could not perform anything in the second innings as well. In the second innings, the team could score only 200 runs. Mohammad Siraj took the maximum 3 wickets. In this way, India got the target of 70 runs, which they achieved by losing 2 wickets. In this way, the team won this match by 8 wickets. After this, the team was also successful in winning the series 2-1. The Indian team was successful in winning the Test series in Australia for the second time in a row. So far no other Asian team has won a Test series in Australia.

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