Spin bowlers dominated the first Test of the series between Australia and India. The two players most responsible for team India’s resounding victory in the opening game of the upcoming Border-Gavaskar Trophy were Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin. Todd Murphy, an Australian making his debut, unquestionably led the Aussies in performance throughout the opening game.
India’s star hitter Virat Kohli struggled in the Nagpur Test, getting out by Todd Murphy after only 12 runs. Kohli arrived at the Arun Jaitley Stadium early to train against spinners in order to better prepare himself for the second Test and counter the Australians’ spin attack.
Additionally, Vikram Rathour, Kohli’s batting instructor, gave him some advice. He competed against Pulkit, a net bowler.India, Hrithik Shokeen, and Narang Additionally, a dependable Saurabh Kumar bowled to Kohli in the nets. If Kohli will continue to battle spin in Delhi or not, only time will tell. Delhi’s track is anticipated to be another spin-friendly surface.
If the pitch favours spin in the second game, Murphy and Nathan Lyon represent a threat. In the opening match, Australia’s 22-year-old Murphy excelled, taking seven wickets.
In the Delhi Test, Australia will have to defend against India’s spin attack.
In the first game, Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin were the standouts as both spinners completed their fifers and Jadeja even made an impression with the bat. Incapable of defending themselves from India’s relentless spin threat, the Australian battersIn the second inning, they gave up for just 91 runs.
The Australian batsmen may face difficulties in the second Test if they are unable to devise a strategy to deal with Jadeja, Ashwin, and Axar Patel. According to many observers, India might win every game of the series given the circumstances and the form of their spinners. On February 17, a match between the two teams will take place in Delhi.