BGT 2023, IND vs AUS, 2nd Test Live: Watch - Ravi Ashwin gives an indirect warning of Mankad to Marnus Labuschagne at the non-striker's end
The veteran Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin indirectly warned Marnus Labuschagne after the Australian batter went outside the crease at the non-striker's end.
The Rohit Sharma-led Indian side has come up once against Australia in the second Test match which is going on at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. Having a look at the ongoing game, the skipper of Australia, Pat Cummins won the toss and opted to bat.
David Warner and Usman Khawaja opened the innings for Australia and provided a decent start to the innings. After adding 50 runs for the opening wicket, David Warner had to walk back to the dressing room after being dismissed by Mohammed Shami.
Following his dismissal, Marnus Labuschagne and Steve Smith have been dismissed by Ravichandran Ashwin in the same over as the former Australian skipper had to go back with a duck. Travis Head managed to score only 12 runs for his side.
Summary of the ongoing match:
Usman Khawaja and Peter Handscomb batted well in the middle and added 59 runs for the 5th wicket partnership. However, Ravindra Jadeja provided a crucial breakthrough by sending back a well-settled Usman Khawaja for 81 runs.
Then Alex Carey came to bat and walked back with a duck. The skipper, Pat Cummins fought well against the Indian alley by coming down the order and scoring 33 runs before being dismissed by Ravindra Jadeja.
In the same over, the Indian all-rounder also removed Todd Murphy who is playing his second Test for his nation. After that, Mohammed Shami got the wickets of Nathan Lyon and Matthew Kuhnemann for cheap scores.
Despite wickets falling on one end, Peter Handscomb had a good day with the bat as he remained unbeaten on 72 runs when the Indian team bowled out the opposition for 263 runs.
After that, Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul started the Indian innings and scored 21 runs at the end of Day 1. Hence, India will start the 2nd day with a trial of 242 runs while both the openers are on the crease.
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February 17, 2023