Australia set a huge challenge of 444 runs in front of the Indian team to win the title of the World Test Championship. Chasing this challenge, the Indian team has scored 164 runs for 3 till the end of the fourth day’s play. Virat Kohli, the most experienced batsman of the Indian team, is on the field with an unbeaten 44 runs. He reached a milestone against Australia when he hit his last boundary of the day.
The Australian team has put up a tough challenge of 444 runs for victory in front of the Indian team while batting brilliantly in the second village as well. While chasing it, the Indian batsmen also batted brilliantly. After Rohit Sharma’s dismissal, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane fought for the fort till the end of the day and put on a crucial partnership of 71 runs. Virat is playing with 44 runs while Rahane is playing with 20 runs.
Virat completed 44 runs by hitting Nathan Lyon for a boundary off the first ball of the last over of the day. Along with this, he became the second batsman to score 5000 runs in all three forms of cricket against Australia. Previously, only India’s all-time great batsman Sachin Tendulkar has done such a feat. Sachin has scored 6707 runs against Australia in his career. Brian Lara of West Indies is ranked third in this list. Lara scored 4714 runs against Australia in his career. So, Desmond Haynes has scored 4495 runs.
Indian team will have to rely heavily on Virat Kohli to win this final match. Indian fans will be expecting a century from Virat in this final match. India need 280 runs for 7 wickets to win on the final day.
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