Australia defeated India in the third Test by nine wickets at Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore on Friday. With the spectacular victory, the Aussies additionally booked their place within the World Take a look at Championship (WTC) ultimate.
Chasing 76 with three days left within the recreation was at all times going to be a simple process for the Aussies, and exactly that occurred because the vacationers gunned down the paltry goal on Day 3 to finish the proceedings.
Ace India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin struck early after he dismissed Usman Khawaja to lift some hopes of a packed crowd. Ashwin, together with Ravindra Jadeja, bowled some tight spells, however the pair of Marnus Labuschagne and Travis Head held their forts and moments after the drinks, the duo started counter-attacking to complete the match.
On Thursday, Nathan Lyon picked up eight wickets as Australia bowled out India out for 163 runs, getting a 76-run goal. Cheteshwar Pujara top-scored for India with 59, however Lyon’s sensational figures of 8/64 utterly overshined his effort.
Right here is how Twitter reacted:
— Tom Moody (@TomMoodyCricket) March 3, 2023
Simply the third time in 10 years that India have been overwhelmed in a Take a look at on residence soil. #INDvAUS
— Scott Bailey (@ScottBaileyAAP) March 3, 2023
Complete win. Outbatted the house workforce in these situations.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) March 3, 2023
Solely the 2nd time India have misplaced a house Take a look at when Ashwin & Jadeja performed collectively. Solely different occasion – Pune Take a look at (2017) #IndvsAus
— Sarang Bhalerao (@bhaleraosarang) March 3, 2023
— Damien Fleming (@bowlologist) March 3, 2023
— ICC (@ICC) March 3, 2023
Australia’s Take a look at wins in India since 1970:
8 wickets Bengaluru 1998
10 wickets Mumbai 2001
217 runs Bengaluru 2004
342 runs Nagpur 2004
333 runs Pune 2017
9 wickets Indore 2023#INDvAUS 🇦🇺
— Fox Sports activities Lab (@FoxSportsLab) March 3, 2023
— CricketTimes.com (@CricketTimesHQ) March 3, 2023
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) March 3, 2023
The importance of this Australian victory cannot be overstated.
India has solely misplaced two Checks at residence within the final decade, profitable 36 matches throughout that interval.
The Border-Gavaskar Trophy is gone, however Australia has bounced again emphatically. Deliver on Ahmedabad.#INDvAUS
— Nic Savage (@nic_savage1) March 3, 2023
Steve Smith as a Take a look at captain in India:
Matches – 5
Gained – 2
Misplaced – 2
Draw – 1
A document to recollect for his lifetime contemplating how robust it’s to win in India within the final decade. pic.twitter.com/5SB7aTkLYl
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) March 3, 2023
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) March 3, 2023
Simply not the most effective of our mornings 😢
— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) March 3, 2023