Published On:Monday, March 4, 2013
Posted by rahul sawhney
India took unbeatable 2-0 lead in the Border-Gavaskar Series Against AustraliaHYDERABAD: India crushed Australia by and inning and 135 runs with more than five sessions left in the test.This is one of the biggest wins of India against Australia.
Indian bowling head Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin produced a magical spell in first session of day 4 which made Australian Batsman clueless.
R Ashwin took five wickets for 63 runs and Ravindra Jadeja(Jaddu) who took 3 wickets for 33 runs.
The day started with a wicket of Shane Watson.He glanced the bowl by Ishant Sharma off the pad but,the bowl landed in Dhoni's gloves giving him his first wicket of the series.
Ed Cowan was the leading scorer for Australia in second inning scoring 44 runs.
Australia needed 192 runs with 8 wickets in hand to avoid inning defeat when they started their fourth day.The pitch at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Hyderabad started to turn a lot from day 3 when India lost their 7 wickets after lunch on day 3.
MAN OF THE MATCH
The man of the match in India vs Asutralia 2nd Test is Cheteshwar Pujara for his brilliant knock of 204 runs which made India cross 500 run mark.
Now,both India and Australia have eight days to rest and improve before the Third test begins.
India now lead the Border-gavaskar series by 2-0.