Australia scored 451 runs in 1st innings at Ranchi Test

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Saturday, March 18th, 2017 | 0

Australia cricket team is currently travelling India due to play a complete Test series which consists of four matches. Among them, they played already two matches where both teams won one match each. Now, they are playing the 3rd one and the two days of the 3rd matches has successfully completed. After finishing the first two matches, the result has come to a level and so, the rest matches are very important for both teams. So, both Australia and India will try to win 3rd match to secure the series. Now, 3rd match has started just day before yesterday at Ranchi where Australia won the toss and came to bat first. They passed the first day successfully could not finish the second day but getting all out just before the end of the second session of the second day. Team Australia lost their all wickets in 1st innings by scoring 451 runs where both Smith and Maxwell made century each. Smith who is the skipper of CA remained unbeaten and scored highest 178 runs who came to bat in one down.

Earlier in 16th March, 2017, Australia decided to bat after winning the toss and let Renshaw and Warner to open the innings. They opened very well but their partnership was broken when team score was 50. Warner could not last long but out with his 19 runs. David Warner which regarded as the hard hitter batsman in Australia but in this India tour, he is passing bad time and failed to make long innings. On the other hand, Renshaw who is one of the junior cricket in Australia national team and visited India for first time with national team has already proved himself in last two matches. He has the ability to play under pressure. But however, in the 3rd match, he also got out a bit early with 44 runs. All of a sudden, team Australia lost top three wickets within 89 runs. Later, captain Smith and Handscomb tried to make a partnership but Handscomb was being lbw by Yadav with his 19 runs.

Smith took the lead with Maxwell who got the the chance in best eleven for the first time in this tour. Smith and Maxwell finished the first day but in second day, Maxwell achieved a brilliant century and then out. Later, rest players just make the innings bigger by adding few runs individually. But, the captain of Australia remained undefeated with 178 runs. Jadeja took highest five wickets where Yadav took three wickets for the Blues.

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