The third Test match between India and Australia has started from Wednesday (March 1) in Indore. Taking a 2-0 lead in the 4-match Test series, India struggled in the first innings of the third Test. Despite this, Umesh Yadav, who is the fast bowler of the Indian team, performed great feats while batting. After doing this feat, Umesh has equaled Virat Kohli.
It happened that after winning the toss, Indian team captain Rohit Sharma decided to bat. However, this decision was initially misjudged by the visiting team’s players. Rohit and Shubman Gill came out to bat for the Indian team. However, Rohit returned to the tent on 12 and Gill on 21 runs. After that wickets fell at regular intervals. Finally, Umesh Yadav came to bat from India at number ten. He scored more runs off fewer balls than others except Gill. He scored 17 runs off 13 balls. He also hit 1 four and 2 sixes during this run.
Umesh Yadav goes BIG!
Two sixes so far!#INDvAUS
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) March 1, 2023
Equal to Virat’s record
As soon as Umesh Yadav hit 2 sixes, a special record was recorded in his name. Umesh Yadav equaled Virat Kohli’s record for most sixes in Tests for India. Umesh hit 24 sixes in 55 Test matches. On the other hand, Virat had to play 107 Test matches to hit 24 sixes in his Test career. Mohammad Shami has more Test sixes than these two. He has a record of 25 sixes in 62 Tests.
Interestingly, Virender Sehwag tops the list of batsmen who have hit most sixes in Tests for the Indian team. He has hit 90 sixes. Also, second is MS Dhoni who has hit 78 sixes. Apart from him, Sachin Tendulkar is at the third position and he has hit 69 sixes. Also, Rohit Sharma is fourth with 68 sixes. In the ongoing Test series, Rohit has a chance to break Sachin’s record of sixes. (most sixes for india in test cricket this cricketer is topper in this list)
Umesh equals Kohli in Test sixes for India
25 Sixes – Mohammad Shami (Test Matches – 62)
24 Sixes – Virat Kohli (Test Matches – 107)
24 Sixes – Umesh Yadav (Test Matches – 55)*