Anand Mahindra, the industrialist, at the time of winning the memorable Down Under series had promised to gift cars to the six players.
Mohammed Siraj became the leader of the bowling department in his third test match courtesy of injuries to premier bowlers like Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Shami, Ishant Sharma, and Umesh Yadav.
After two days, Australia batting stalwart Steve Smith breaks his silence on the scuffing Pant’s guard mark at the final day of the play in the recently concluded third Test of the Border Gavaskar series.
India displayed poor catching technique, as early in play Marnus Labuschagne was dropped by Hanuma Viahri bowling of Japrit Bumrah. India’s catching technique remained poor throughout the series.
Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschange remained not out on 31 & 67 respectively. They already added 50+ for the third wicket on Day 1 on the iconic SCG.
He is a great player and I can’t wait to watch him bat this Test match and the next Test match. Langer Said.
Rohit Sharma last played in the longest format of the game was back in November 2019 when he promoted from middle-order batsman to an opener.
K L Rahul was most probably to play the third test match of the Border Gavaskar Trophy but due to his injury, all set to return home.
Smith and Kohli have struck 7 centuries so far in the Border Gavaskar series. Smith has the fair chance to break Sachin’s most centuries record.
Tim Paine appointed as the Test Captain in Smith’s absence while Aaron Finch appointed as captain in limited-overs. Smith proved his mettle in the previous Ashes series while Tim Paine terribly flopped with the bat.