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Ind vs Aus 2nd Test | India 14/1 at lunch on Day 3, need 101 more runs to win

Ravindra Jadeja with teammates after the wicket of Australian batter Matthew Kuhnemann during the third day of the 2nd test cricket match between India and Australia, at the Arun Jaitley Stadium, in New Delhi on February 19, 2023. | Photo Credit: PTI Australian batters paid the price for some atrocious shot selection as Ravindra Jadeja’s career-best figures of 7 for 42 put India on verge of another big victory on day three of the second Test here on Sunday.Starting the day at 61 for 1, Jadeja’s arm balls became a lethal weapon as Australia were bowled out for 113 inside the first session, leaving India with a paltry victory target of 115-run target to go 2-0 up in the series and also retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.Any team that wins the previous Border-Gavaskar series needs to draw ...

‘Can’t sweep every ball here … You can’t decide yesterday …’: Karthik and Hayden slam Australia’s collapse

IND vs AUS: Even as several Australia batsmen fell, trying for the big shots, Dinesh Karthik and Matthew Hayden questioned their mindset. In particular, their sweep shots on such a low surface. “It’s a good option here but you need to know how. Can’t get too far beside the line. Need to come along the line of the ball,” Matthew Hayden started it off on Australia’s sweep shot tactic. Then Dinesh Karthik said, “If Australia had a blueprint, then it should have been NOT to play a sweep shot too much here on this surface where the ball has kept low.” Hayden added, “Definitely not every ball. It’s part of your arsenal but it also needs to be backed up by smarts. What we’ve seen here is a disaster for Australia. They’ve gone way over the edge in terms of their aggressive play.” Karthik then q...