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IND vs AUS, 2023 [WATCH]: Delighted Virat Kohli congratulates Shubman Gill after the latter’s century



India dominated Australia on Day 3 of the fourth Check in Ahmedabad courtesy of Shubman Gill’s blazing ton and Virat Kohli’s resilient half-century knock. The host made the Aussie bowlers sweat laborious on Saturday (March 11), and are at present in a fantastic place with Virat Kohli (59) and Ravindra Jadeja (16) nonetheless on the crease.

Resuming the play on 36 on the second day, India misplaced skipper Rohit Sharma (35) with simply 72 runs on the board. However from there on, Gill and Cheteshwar Pujara took the matter into their very own palms and stitched a 115-run stand for the second wicket. The 23-year-old Punjab cricketer placing the Australian bowlers on the bay slammed his maiden ton at house. He scored flawless 128 of 235 balls, together with twelve fours and a six. In the meantime, Pujara additionally scored a convincing 42 of 121 deliveries.

Nevertheless, after Gill’s century, Pujara fell prey to Todd Murphy and was dismissed Leg Earlier than Wicket (LBW) within the 61st over. Popping out to bat on no. 4, Virat took a second to congratulate Gill for his ton and shared fun with the right-handed batter. Following Pujara’s wicket, the Delhi cricketer saved the second mild by laughing and punching Gill on the chest as a gesture of lauding.

Right here’s the video:

This was Gill’s general second hundred within the Check format, and he additionally grew to become the second youngest opener after KL Rahul to succeed in the three-figure mark towards Australia. Notably, Rahul had achieved the feat again in 2015.

Speaking in regards to the match, India completed the day on 289/3 in 99 overs. In the meantime, Matthew Kuhnemann, Nathan Lyon and Murphy had been the bowlers to bag wicket for the Australian facet. Stepping again onto the sector on Day 4, the hosts will look to hold the momentum and diffuse the lead set by the guests as they at present path by 191 runs with two days of play remaining.

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