India retained the Border Gavaskar Trophy (BGT) for the fourth consecutive time with a 2-0 lead towards Australia within the ongoing four-match sequence. Former Australian cricketer Matthew Hayden slammed Rohit Sharma’s strategy within the third Check match on the Holkar Stadium in Indore on Wednesday, March 1.
India opted to bat for the primary time within the sequence after profitable the toss. Skipper Rohit Sharma survived twice within the first over, as Australia didn’t take a overview on each events. Nevertheless, the right-handed batter did not benefit from the alternatives, as he was dismissed for 12 runs by Matt Kuhnemann.
The 35-year-old batter got here down the observe to hit the utmost, however the ball turned away from him, and wicketkeeper Alex Carey eliminated the bails. His wicket triggered India’s collapse as the house crew was bundled out for simply 109 runs. The left-arm spinner Matthew Kuhnemann picked up his first five-wicket haul in red-ball cricket.
There Are Some Forgettable Pictures – Matthew Hayden
Through the innings break on Star Sports activities 1, Matthew Hayden stated there was a little bit of conceitedness in Rohit Sharma’s batting following India’s dominance within the first half of the sequence.
“I believe there are some forgettable pictures, little question about it. Rohit Sharma – and I’ve all the time stated this about Check match cricket – the captain leads from the entrance. In order that dismissal is one thing he’ll look again and assume – Possibly I used to be a little bit lazy, perhaps I used to be a little bit apprehensive,” Hayden informed Star Sports activities.
They Don’t Have Their Captain And David Warner – Matthew Hayden
Hayden stated that Australia dominated the hosts within the third Check, regardless of the absence of captain Pat Cummins, pacer Josh Hazlewood, and veteran opener David Warner.
“Profitable the toss, you need to make an enormous impression, need to implement that dominance onto Australia, who’re depleted. They don’t have their captain, they don’t have David Warner. Tons to lose for them, together with not being in that Check Championship [final]. I believe [there was] perhaps a little bit little bit of complacency combined with a little bit little bit of arrogancy as properly,” Hayden added.
Usman Khawaja scored an excellent half-century on the turning observe and helped his crew go previous India’s complete. Australia scored 156 runs for the lack of 4 wickets on the finish of Day 1, with a lead of 47 runs within the first innings. The left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja took all 4 wickets, whereas the opposite bowlers did not seize any wickets.