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Rohit Sharma’s Direct Assessment Of India’s Performance In The Border-Gavaskar Trophy: “Test Cricket Is Hard-Fought”

Indian captain Rohit Sharma said the series against Australia was “amazing” and that various players each took responsibility for helping the team get out of challenging circumstances, which helped the team win. Australia and India drew the fourth and final Test of the ongoing Border-Gavaskar Trophy on Monday at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad thanks to half-centuries from Travis Head and Marnus Labuschagne. “The series was great. What a thrilling experience that was right away. Several of the participants are new to this game. We are aware of the significance of both the opposition and this series. This has taken a lot of effort. We have found solutions at various points throughout time. We were aware of how crucial the series’ launch was. I am quite proud of the Delhi Test. In the game, we were down. We were under siege in Indore and dropped the match. Some players raised their hands. A lot of guys stepped up and saved us, said Rohit at a post-game address.

“Test cricket is a difficult form of the game. I’m pretty happy with it. I am aware of the standard I have set for myself. I put my personal accomplishments aside because we have achieved the goal I had for the series. Obtaining the desired outcome makes us very delighted, “The skipper added.

With this, India has won all four Test matches 2-1 and has successfully defended its Border-Gavaskar Trophy.

Australia was leading the match 3/0 heading into the last day, and both Travis Head and Matt Kuhnemann were unbeaten. They were accountable for overturning India’s 88-run match advantage.

Although Kuhnemann was caught early by Ravichandran Ashwin for only six, Head teamed up with top Test batting Marnus Labuschagne to give Australia the lead.

Before Axar dismissed Head for 90 runs after a 139-run second wicket partnership, the pair partnered up. With with acting skipper Steve Smith (10*), Labuschagne’s unbeaten 63 helped the team draw the game and conclude their innings at 175/2.

Previously, Australia was bowled out for 571 runs in their first innings, giving India a 91-run advantage.

Virat Kohli scored his 75th international century and his 28th in Test matches to end his century drought in Test cricket. Since November 2019, this was his first century in Test matches. He managed to score 186 runs in 364 balls, including 15 fours, in his exhausting effort.

In 235 balls, Shubman Gill scored 128 runs for a century. KS Bharat (44), Cheteshwar Pujara (42) and Axar (79) all contributed significant hits that helped India pull ahead of Australia.

Nathan Lyon (3/151) and Todd Murphy (3/113) were Australia’s top two bowlers. lead over Australia. Matt Kuhnemann and Mitchell Starc both picked up a wicket.

Australia scored 480 runs in their opening frame. Early in the game, Usman Khawaja (180) and Cameron Green (114) both scored spectacular century to give the Australians a commanding lead.

The best bowler was Ravichandran Ashwin, who took 6/91 on a wicket that didn’t support spinners. For his 186-run innings, Virat Kohli received the “Man of the Match” award.

The star spin-all-rounder duo from India, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja, received the “Men of the Series” award for their valorous actions during the series.

With 25 wickets overall and the best bowling stats of 6/91, Ashwin finished the series as the series’ leading wicket-taker. Also, he contributed 86 runs in five innings over the course of the series, with a best score of 37.

Jadeja finished the series with a total of 22 kills and the best stats of 7/42, making him the second-highest wicket-taker. In addition, he amassed 135 runs in just five innings, including one half-century and a top score of 70.

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