New Delhi. In the final of the World Test Championship, Team India was expecting a big innings from Virat Kohli on the last day. But Steve Smith almost broke Indian hopes by catching his best catch. Kohli scored 49 runs. Team India has got a target of 444 runs. In response, India has scored 195 runs for 5 wickets in the second innings till the news is written on Sunday, the 5th day. Ravindra Jadeja could not even open the account. The team is still 249 runs away from victory. Ajinkya Rahane and KS Bharat are at the crease. Talking about the match, Australia had declared 469 runs in the first innings and 270 runs for 8 wickets in the second innings. India scored 296 runs in the first innings.
Team India made a steady start on the 5th day of the match. No wicket fell in the first 6 overs. In the 47th over of the innings, Virat Kohli went to play the shot on the ball of Scoll Boland. The ball took the outside edge of the bat and went towards the slip. Steve Smith caught the best catch while jumping in the air. This can also be called the turning point of the match. From Kohli to Anushka Sharma could not believe the catch. In the same over, Boland also took the wicket of Ravindra Jadeja. Jadeja was caught out by wicketkeeper Alex Carey after scoring zero runs.
BIG BIG BLOW!!!!! VIRAT KOHLI GONE JUST SHORT FOR HIS HALF-CENTURY. BEAUTY BY STEVE SMITH IN THE SLIPS
— Roshaan Rauf Bhatti (@BhattiRoshaan24) June 11, 2023
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 11, 2023, 16:03 IST