Ajinkya Rahane got Team India out of trouble.
Australia scored 469 runs in the first innings.
New Delhi. Team India’s 2 days in front of Australia in the World Test Championship Final (WTC Final) have been full of ups and downs. In terms of bowling, Rohit Brigade started brilliantly. But thanks to the centuries of Steve Smith and Travis Head, Australia scored a mountainous score of 469 runs. The batsmen were responsible for this, Rohit and Gill’s pair failed. At the same time, the magic of Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara in these forms also did not work. After which everyone’s eyes were fixed on Ajinkya Rahane standing at the crease. He snatched the joy from Pat Cummins’ face in minutes.
Ajinkya Rahane, who is returning to Team India after 18 months, played his sting in the IPL. He surprised everyone with his quick wit. After which he also got a place in the World Test Championship final. Now luck seems to be smiling on Ajinkya Rahane even in the finals. Ajinkya Rahane was given a brilliant delivery by Australian captain Pat Cummins, due to which he was defeated. At the same time, the umpire also raised his finger. After which all the players of the team including the captain jumped. But the water turned on these happiness when Ajinkya pointed for the review.
Pat Cummins’s happiness turned upside down
When Pat Cummins’ leg was checked during the review, he crossed the line a lot. Fate smiled on Rahane and his innings continued. On the other hand, it did not take long for Pat Cummins’s happiness to turn sour. However, Australia has maintained its dominance in this match. Team India has lost its 4 batsmen within 100. Now Ajinkya Rahane and Ravindra Jadeja are trying to take the team forward.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 08, 2023, 21:52 IST