Day 3 of AUS VS IND 1st Test concludes, marking the lowest-ever innings total for India in its 82-year of Test cricket history. The hosting side, Australia, after crushing the visitors maliciously on third day, now leads the series with 1-0.
The grand four-match AUS VS IND test series, being hosted at Adelaide Oval, initiated on 17th December. Although India took a major 62 run lead at the end of Day 2, the third day served to be the biggest misfortune for the Blue shirts. The hosts smoothly over-powered the Kohli-lead team on the crease today, knocking out the whole batting lineup at the total of just 36 runs. Hence, Australia now leads, subsequent to winning the third ODI combat by 8 wickets.
AUS VS IND: India’s batting line highlights
Indian openers landed on the ground with an overnight score of nine for one. The blue shirts devotees anticipated a spine-chilling battle and a victory at last, however the players had different destiny.
Further, moving on to the batting strategy, the confident neighbors had a terrifying start today at AUS VS IND day 3, when they lost four wickets at the team total of 15.
Not losing hope yet, the Indian supporters awaited their world class batsman Virat Kohli. Nevertheless, the confidence was soon shattered when Kohli returned to the pavilion after hitting one four on eight balls. That made India’s total 19, with the loss of six wickets.
Additionally, the visitors then lost two more celebrated batsmen Wriddhiman Saha and R Ashwin, after the duo added seven runs to the total. India’s score at this stage read 26 for eight.
Hanuma Vihari then stepped in, who hit a boundary for four runs, followed with a single, taking the score to 31, but soon fell off. The next in the line were also of not much luck and concluded the total at 36.
Here to mention, the Australian bowlers Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood were the star players in today’s AUS VS IND test. The duo took four wickets each.
India’s painful defeat at the hands of Australia has taken the internet by storm, making the blue shirts the brandish meme material. Consequently, #AUSVSIND and #36allout trends on twitter worldwide.