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Video: What KL Rahul did was so amazing, even umpire was forced to clap

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 5 January 2019, 12:51 IST

India and Australia are playing their final Test in Sydney. After India posed a mammoth target of 622-7, Australia started their Day 3 with 24 runs on board. Marcus Harris and Usman Khawaja came out to continue their batting today. India did not get any wicket till the 21st over but missed many chances in between.

One such incident was in the 14th over when KL Rahul got a catch by Marcus Harris but he missed it. Jadeja was bowling to Marcus Harris, when Harris took a big shot but mis-timed it and the ball went straight to KL Rahul on mid-on, Rahul tried his best but he missed it. Everybody else thought that he took the catch including the umpire, but when KL gestured with his hand that he missed it even umpire started clapping for his honesty.


The play on Day 3 was stopped due to rain, Australia are trailing behind 386 runs. Peter Handscomb and Pat Cummins were batting, taking Australia to 236-6 in 83.3 overs. Handscomb was on 28 and Cummins was 25 when the play stopped. Marcus Harris for Australia made a half-century with his 79 runs but couldn’t convert it into a century.

For India Mohammed Shami, Ravindra Jadeja and Kuldeep Yadav took wickets. Shami took 1 from the 16 overs he bowled and gave away 54 runs. While Jadeja took 2 wickets from 27.3 overs and Kuldeep took 3 from the 24 overs he bowled. Jadeja was the most economical of all giving away just 62 runs at an economy rate of 2.25. Jasprit Bumrah who took 9 wickets in the previous match went wicket-less.

First published: 5 January 2019, 12:51 IST