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Ind vs Aus: Jasprit Bumrah shines for India, his six-wicket haul broke this 39-year-old record

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 28 December 2018, 12:14 IST
Jasprit Bumrah

In Australia’s first innings of the Third Test in Melbourne, Jasprit Bumrah registered a six-wicket haul. With his six wicket Jasprit became the first Asian to claim a 5-fer in Australia. Bumrah also became the highest wicket-taker for India on his debut and with this he broke a 39-year-old record to surpass Dileep Joshi, Venkatesh Prasad, Narendra Hirwani and Sreesanth.

Jasprit in his six-wicket haul had two lbws, two bowled and two catch-outs. Jasprit delivered an amazing piece of bowling in Australia.


India and Australia are currently playing a four-match Test series in Australia and the series is leveled at 1-1. The third Test is still on in Melbourne where India are looking on top.

Earlier in the day Australia were bowled out for 151-10 with Marcus Harris and Tim Paine both making 22 runs each. India declared their first innings at 443-7 after losing Ravindra Jadeja off Hazlewood’s delivery. Rohit Sharma was not out at 63 runs while Rishabh Pant made 39 before he was sent off by Mitchell Starc. Cheteshwar Pujara made an amazing century for India in their first innings followed by Virat's 82 and debutant Mayank Agarwal's 76 runs.

India are currently playing their second innings and leading by 335 runs. India lost four early wickets with Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli going for duck and Ajinkya Rahane soon followed the suit and went for just 1 run.

Pat Cummins for Australia took all 4 wickets in just the six overs he bowled and gave away just 10 runs with 2 maidens.

First published: 28 December 2018, 12:14 IST
 
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