India lost first cricket Test match against Australia

1st Test: Australia 260 (U Yadav 4-32) & 285 (S Smith 109) Beat India 105 (S O’Keeffe 6-35) & 107 (S O’Keeffe 6-35) by 333 runs

 

 

 

India lost first cricket Test match against Australia

Team India ranks first in the world

25.02.2017 15:29:34 – Team India ranks first in the world
February 25, 2017 Naresh Sagar
1st Test: Australia 260 (U Yadav 4-32) & 285 (S Smith 109) Beat India 105 (S O’Keeffe 6-35) & 107 (S O’Keeffe 6-35) by 333 runs

(live-PR.com) – Team India ranks first in the world has lost to its counterparts Australia which is ranked second in the global ranking.Team Australia made impact on the field with their unique bowling,batting and class fielding thus dominated the game in all departments.India scored 105 in the first innings and 107 in the second in the Pune Test. This is their 

lowest aggregate in a completed Test match at home. This is the shortest India have batted in a complete match at home. The previous lowest was 109.5 at Wankhede also against Australia in 2004-05.

212 Runs scored by India in the match — 105 in the first innings and 107 in the second. This is their lowest aggregate in a completed Test match at home. The previous lowest was 242 against England at Chennai in 1976-77. It is also India’s fourth lowest match aggregate in all Tests. Virat Kohli had not lost as captain at home before this one. He had led India to 11 wins in 13 previous home Tests with two draws.

Virat Kohli – “If you drop five catches, if you lose seven wickets for 11 runs, you don’t deserve to win.” #INDvAUS

Virat Kohli – “I take the loss on the chin and we got to move ahead now.

The star performers of team India batsmen which acquire their mettle after warm up game has received severe blow to their performance but the lack of two more batmen of depth could have revived the game.Two duo visitors Nathan Lyon and Steeve left-arm spinner pierced castle with a sensational match-haul of 12 wickets as a sloppy India slumped to a humiliating 333-run defeat

India have lost the first cricket Test match against Australia played at Pune by 333 runs. Requiring 441 runs, the Indian batsmen could muster only 107 runs before being bowled out within 34 overs. Seven of the Indian batsmen could score only in single digits.

Five consecutive Tests in which Steve Smith has scored a hundred against India. He had scores of 162 not out, 133, 192 and 117 in the four Tests in 2014-15 series in Australia. Smith now holds the record of scoring a hundred in most consecutive Tests against India. Pakistan’s Younis Khan had scored hundreds in four consecutive Tests.
For the guests, Steve O’Keefe again claimed six wickets, adding to his first innings kitty of six for 35, while Nathan Lyon scalped remaining four.
Earlier, Australia were all-out for 285 in their second innings at lunch against India.

The Australian skipper Smith scored 109 off 202 balls with 11 boundaries, an innings that will certainly be considered as one of the best by an overseas batsman on a devilish Indian track which had sharp turn and bounce. It was his fifth consecutive century against India in as many Tests.
Australia lead the 4-match series 1-nil.
Final scores : Australia – 260 and 285.
India – 105 and 107.
100s in most consecutive Tests against a particular country:

Tests Batsman Vs Span

6 Don Bradman (Aus) Eng 1937-1938

5 Neil Harvey (Aus) SA 1949-1952

5 Shoaib Mohammad (Pak) NZ 1989-1990

5 Jacques Kallis (SA) WI 2003-2005

19 Number of Tests taken by Ravindra Jadeja to complete his 100 wickets in Tests in India. Only Ravichandran Ashwin has done so in fewer Tests (in 16 Tests). Harbhajan Singh also reached the mark in 19 Tests.

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