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Indore Test: India bowled out for 109, their 4th-lowest whole at dwelling in opposition to Australia after failure in opposition to spin

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Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2023: Matthew Kuhnemann and Nathan Lyon picked up 8 wickets between them as India t the path by spin on Day 1 of the Indore Test. Virat Kohli top-scored with 22.

New Delhi,UPDATED: Mar 1, 2023 13:09 IST

Indore Test: India 109-all out, their 4th-lowest whole at dwelling vs Australia (AP Photo)

By India Today Sports Desk: For the primary time within the ongoing Border-Gavaskar Trophy, Rohit Sharma gained the toss and India opted to bat. However, the hosts didn’t make good use of the early benefit as they folded for simply 109 in simply over a session on Day 1 of the third Test in Indore. On a pitch that supplied extra flip than Delhi and Nagpur, India batters crumbled in opposition to the Australian spinners, who had their tails up.

India headed into the third Test after already having sealed the Border-Gavaskar Trophy however all the arrogance went down the prepare as they had been at sea in opposition to spin.

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It was India’s 14th-lowest whole at dwelling in Test cricket and their third lowest-ever in opposition to Australia at dwelling. Thanks to Umesh Yadav’s cameo of 17 from 13 deliveries, India managed to go previous the 100-run mark.

Virat Kohli top-scored with 22 for India, showcasing software and intent on methods to play spin on a treacherous pitch the place the ball was turning sq. and holding low on odd events. Axar Patel remained unbeaten on 12 however the in-form all-rounder ran out of companions ultimately.


104 in Wankhede in 2004
105 in Pune in 2017
107 in Pune in 2017
109* in Indore in 2023

India had been rattled as early as the primary over when Mitchell Starc troubled Rohit Sharma and received him out twice, just for the on-field umpire to present it not out.

Rohit didn’t make use of the rub of inexperienced that went his method as he threw his wicket away, getting down the monitor and lacking a ran turner from left-arm spinner Matthew Kuhnemann. Shubman Gill appeared good for his 21 however he was undone by a nice supply that spun away and was caught by stand-in captain Steve Smith at first slip.

Smith, who was standing in for Pat Cummins who left for Sydney to be along with his in poor health mom, made the precise strikes and his determination to herald left-arm spinner Kuhnemann as early because the sixth over labored wonders.

Kuhnemann picked up his maiden 5-wicket haul and completed with figures of 5/16 whereas Nathan Lyon picked up 3 essential wickets. Toddy Murphy picked up just one wicket however it was the essential scalp of Virat Kohli, who appeared to have discovered a technique to negate the spin risk from Australia.

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Mar 1, 2023