Australia scored 300 runs in 1st innings at Dharamsala

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Monday, March 27th, 2017 | 0

Australia is playing a Test series against India currently and the series are hosted at India. The long format series consists of four matches and among them three matches has finished successfully. Both teams won one match each and so, the three matches finished with 1 – 1 and the rest match was drawn. So, they are looking forward to the 4th march which has already started where team Australia opted to bat by winning the toss. The result of the series is depending on the match and so, both of them are trying their best to win this match and if the match will finish with draw, the series will be drawn as well. However, came to bat at Dharamsala, Australia could not make their innings longer in front of Indian bowlers where they finished with 300 runs but in the meantime, the skipper of Australia team Steve Smith scored his 3rd century in this series and became the first Australian batsman to achieve that honor to score three centuries in a series.

Like old time, David Warner and Matt Renshaw started the Australian innings but unfortunately Renshaw could not last long but scored only one run and got out by Yadav. Later, Smith came up and with Warner made almost 130 runs partnership and in the meantime, Warner got 57 runs but out by Kuldeep Yadav who has come to play the first match by replacing regular captain Virat Kohli. Virat could not participate in the last match due to injury. But Smith stood still and tried best to make another partnership but in that day, top orders were completely failed where Marsh scored 4, Handscomb scored 8 and Maxwell scored only 8 runs so far. Finally, with a lower order batsman Wade, Steve Smith scored his 3rd century in this ongoing series and wrote his name in history. He scored 111 in 173 balls. However, in their first innings, they were almost aggressive in batting. Wade and Cummins took the team few steps ahead where Wade scored a important fifty runs and Cummins scored 21 runs so far.

So, they getting all out before the end of the first day of Dharamsala Test and in the meantime, they scored 300 runs. Kuldeep Yadav who came to replace Kohli played the major role to destroy Aussie innings by taking highest four wickets.

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