IND vs AUS, WATCH: Ravindra Jadeja plucks a jaw-dropping catch to dismiss Marnus Labuschagne in first ODI
India and Australia confronted one another within the first match of the continued ODI sequence at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Friday. The low-scoring contest noticed the hosts clinching a five-wicket win courtesy of KL Rahul’s splendid half-century.
In the course of the recreation, star India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja showcased his fielding abilities as he plucked an absolute blinder to do away with Marnus Labuschagne. All of it occurred throughout the twenty third over of the Aussie inning, bowled by spinner Kuldeep Yadav.
The left-arm tweaker bowled a good-length supply exterior the off-stump, and Labuschagne appeared to chop it within the sq. area. Nevertheless, the batter couldn’t time the ball completely, and Jadeja, who was positioned at brief third man, dived full size to his proper and grabbed a jaw-dropping catch to ship Labuschagne again into the pavilion.
Right here is the video:
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— Maulik Patel (@maulik1127) March 17, 2023
Not simply together with his sensational fielding show, Jadeja was additionally spectacular together with his batting as he, together with Rahul, drove India prime in a jittery run chase. Notably, regardless of chasing the paltry goal of 189, the hosts had been in a spot of trouble after shedding 5 wickets for simply 83 in 19.2 overs.
From thereon, Rahul and Jadeja bailed out India and shaped a match-winning unbeaten partnership of 108 runs for the sixth wicket because the Hardik Pandya-led aspect completed off the proceedings within the fortieth over with 5 wickets in hand.
Whereas Rahul stayed unbeaten on 75 from 91 deliveries, with the assistance of seven fours and a six, Jadeja remained undefeated at 45 off 69 balls, together with 5 boundaries.
Earlier, Mohammed Shami and Mohammad Siraj exhibited excellent bowling performances, selecting up three wickets every to assist India bundled out the touring get together for 188 in 35.4 overs. Shami bagged three wickets for 17 runs in 6 overs, and Siraj picked up three scalps for 29 runs in 5.4 overs.