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Ravichandran Ashwin surpasses Kapil Dev for a major milestone in the India vs. Australia match.

Ravichandran Ashwin’s three-wicket haul helped India defeat Australia for 197 in the third Border-Gavaskar Test. Because to Ashwin’s performance, during which he dismissed Peter Handscomb, Alex Carey, and Nathan Lyon, the hosts were able to cut the lead held by the visitors. With 689 international dismissals, Ashwin surpassed Kapil Dev to climb up to third place among all types of wicket-takers in India (687). Harbhajan Singh (707), now in first place, and Anil Kumble (953).

Speaking about the match, Australia lost their final six wickets in the first innings in the third Test against India on Thursday during the second morning for a total of 197 runs.

As skipper Rohit Sharma (5) and Shubman Gill (4) successfully negotiated a difficult 10-minute stretch just before the break, India’s second innings in Indore was 13-0 at the break, behind by 75 runs.

Cameron Green and Peter Handscomb did well to last the opening hour of play on a track that was spinning and had surprising bounce, but after they left, India quickly dismantled the remainder of the order with seamer Umesh Yadav taking three wickets.

With his long stride, the tall Green countered India’s spin attack, keeping Australia busy between the wickets as they looked to build a solid lead and win the four-Test series after dropping the first two games.

Nonetheless, Handscomb upped his overnight total by 12 after the drinks break and left for 19, being caught by Shreyas Iyer off Ravichandran Ashwin at short leg.

The stump of left-handed bowler Mitchell Stark flew in the direction of wicketkeeper Srikar Bharat when he was bowled for one run in the subsequent over. Cameron Green was trapped lbw after being out for 21 innings.

Umesh bowled Todd Murphy for a duck, and Ashwin bowled Nathan Lyon for five runs.

Ravindra Jadeja claimed all four Australian wickets on Wednesday, including Usman Khawaja, who scored a superb 60 and finished with figures of 4-78. Umesh finished with 3-44, while Ashwin finished with 3-44.

On Wednesday, India won the toss and batted first, only to be bowled out for 109 just after lunch by Australia’s spinners, with Matthew Kuhnemann taking five wickets.

Also read : India vs. Australia: Ravichandran Ashwin nearing major milestones that would surpass Anil Kumble and Kapil Dev

 

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