Indian team’s experienced batsman Ajinkya Rahane once again showed his quality. After 18 months, Rahane got an opportunity to play for the Indian team for the World Test Championship. Rahane came on the field when the team was in trouble and played a big knock under pressure. He missed his century by just 11 runs. However, he himself has revealed whether he will bat in the second innings.
Rahane paired with all-rounder Shardul Thakur after Bharat was dismissed early on the third day. The duo put on a century partnership for the seventh wicket to give the Indian team a comeback. Rahane scored 89 runs off 129 balls. A brilliant catch by Cameron Green forced him to take the road to the tent.
Although Rahane scored 89 runs, he was injured at the start of the innings. In the 22nd over, a bouncing ball from Pat Cummins hit his finger. Even in great pain, he kept tapping and continued his innings. He was asked about the injury after the third day’s play.
are you in pain After being asked, he replied that it was too much. Will you bat in the second innings? After asking, he said yes of course. So it is understood that his injury is not very serious.
The Indian team is likely to chase a big score to win this match. With a lead of 296 runs at the end of the third day, Australia will be looking to build a quick run on the fourth day. So the Indian team may have to chase around 400 runs.
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