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IND vs AUS, 2023: Anil Kumble lauds Ravichandran Ashwin’s super spell in Ahmedabad Check



Australia dominated the primary two days of the fourth and closing Check of Border Gavaskar Trophy (BGT) 2023 by scoring mammoth 480 runs and pushing the Indian facet on the again foot. Usman Khawaja (180) and Cameron Inexperienced (114) had been the best run-getters for the Aussies of their first innings.

Nonetheless, when it nearly felt unimaginable to limit the guests, Ravichandran Ashwin stepped in and picked up a 6-fer for India, serving to them sail out from the storm. Ashwin bowled 47.2 overs at an economic system of 1.90 and scalped the essential wicket of Inexperienced. The others wicket by the star off-spinner included Travis Head (32), Alex Carey (0), Mitchell Starc (6), Nathan Lyon (34) and Todd Murphy (41).

It was Ashwin’s general thirty second five-wicket haul in Check cricket and twenty sixth at dwelling. Within the course of, he went previous the legendary Anil Kumble. The Tamil Nadu cricketer additionally surpassed Kumble when it comes to most wickets for India within the BGT. Notably, Ashwin reached the depend of 113 in Ahmedabad, whereas the 52-year-old India veteran has 111 dismissals in opposition to Aussies within the BGT.

Congratulating Ashwin on his achievement and sensational bowling efficiency, Kumble took to Twitter and wrote: “Effectively Bowled @ashwinravi99 Class!

Aside from Kumble, former India captain Sourav Ganguly additionally lauded the India off-spinner and wrote, “Nice to see Ashwin bowl so properly on pitch .. class will all the time present .. hopefully this shall be take a look at match .. good alternative for Indian batsman after some tuff wickets to bat on, on this sequence .. @bcci @ashwinravi99”

Speaking in regards to the match, India is at present in an ideal maintain of the scenario as they, with the assistance of Shubman Gill’s half-century, crossed the 150 mark and are at present only one wicket down in 53 overs. The primary dismissal for Australia got here within the type of Indian skipper Rohit Sharma, who departed after scoring a convincing 35.

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