When the hosts were defeated by Australia in the Third Test by nine wickets on Day 3 at the Holkar Stadium in Indore on Friday, the former Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait asserted that India must provide Test-match wickets that can endure for Day 4 and Day 5.
Despite the defeat, India still has a 2-1 series advantage. Save for the first two in Nagpur and Delhi, all of the Tests ended on Day 3.
With to Travis Head and Marnus Labuschagne’s outstanding work, Australia defeated India by 9 wickets in the third Test in Indore. On the third day of Australia’s bid to chase down 76, Usman Khawaja’s dismissal for zero proved disastrous. Nevertheless, Head and Labuschagne started out cautiously before exploding in wrath at India’s spinners Ashwin and Jadeja. Head hit six boundaries and one maximum in his unbroken 49-ball total, which came off 53 balls. In addition, Labuschagne’s 28* total includes six fours.
The first two matches of the current Border-Gavaskar Trophy competition, which were played in Nagpur and Delhi over the course of three days, were lost by Australia, who was able to grab the early lead. Nonetheless, the strategy was
According to Shaun Tait, everyone is reluctant to make the wrong decision.
After the hosts lost by nine wickets to Australia on Day 3 of the Third Test at the Holkar Stadium in Indore on Friday, Shaun Tait, a former Australian fast bowler, said that India must provide Test-match wickets that can endure Day 4 and Day 5.
Build a wicket that can endure through Day 4 or 5. Simply put, it helps you make decisions, as Shaun Tait writes on ESPNCricinfo.
“When you make wickets severe, all the selection disputes are around that,” the author said in regard to the difficulties of building hard Test match venues. Even the teams struggled to make decisions. Everyone is afraid.
When questioned about potential alterations India could be looking for for the fourth Test in Ahmedabad, he added that having outstanding Test match wickets aids in team selection. It merely helps you make decisions. Shaun Tait remarked, “I don’t think I would alter anything that much in either team if things became too complicated.
Australia has qualified for the World Test Championship championship game after winning by nine wickets. India has to win the last Test to advance automatically; else, New Zealand will decide whether they face Sri Lanka in a two-match Test series later this month.