IND vs. AUS, India Wins Gabba Test: India has won the Test series for the second time in Australia. Earlier on the 2018-19 tour too, the Indian team defeated Australia 2–1 in the four-match Test series.
India vs. Australia: India defeated Australia by three wickets in the fourth Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy played at the Gabba, Brisbane. With this, the Indian team also won this four-match series 2–1. For the first time on a Gabba ground, a team has chased a target of more than 300 runs.
India has won the Test series for the second time in Australia. Earlier on the 2018-19 tour too, the Indian team defeated Australia 2–1 in the four-match Test series. At that time, the Indian team became the first team from Asia to win the Test series against Australia at its home. Now once again, India has created history by defeating the Kangaroo team in its home.
Pant and Gill played amazing innings
Wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant and opener Shubman Gill were the heroes of this historic victory of India. Pant made 89 not out from 138 balls. During this, he hit nine fours and a six. With this, he also became the fastest Indian wicketkeeper to score 1,000 runs in Test cricket. At the same time, Shubman Gill played a brilliant innings of 91 runs in 146 balls. In this innings, he hit eight fours and two sixes.
Apart from Pant and Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara also contributed significantly to Team India’s victory. He scored an innings of 56 runs in 211 balls and kept one end tied. On the broken pitch of Gaba, Pujara stood as a wall and kept India in the match. It was due to Pujara that Pant kept scoring runs and gave India a historic win.
It was the fifth day
On the fifth day, India needed 324 runs to win. But India got the first blow in the 9th over itself as Rohit. Rohit was out after scoring seven runs in 21 balls. He was caught by Pat Cummins behind the wicket at the hands of Penn. After this, Gill and Pujara shared 114 runs for the second wicket. Gill became the victim of Nathan Lyon after scoring 91 runs. After Gill’s dismissal, captain Ajinkya Rahane also went on to score just 24 runs. Pat Cummins sent him to the pavilion.
After this, Pant and Pujara batted amazingly. Both shared 61 runs for the fourth wicket, ensuring India’s victory. But in the end debut man Washington Sundar also supported Pant a lot. Sundar scored 22 runs in 29 balls thanks to two fours and a six. These two shared a 53-run partnership for the sixth wicket. This pair had put the match in India’s bag.
At the same time, for Australia, fast bowler Pat Cummins bowled amazingly. He took four crucial wickets for just 55 runs with 10 maidens in 24 overs. Apart from this, Nathan Lyon, playing his 100th Test, got two successes.