India wins series after whipping Australia

AUSTRALIA VS INDIA (2018 – 2019) FOURTH TEST MATCH

Australia vs India (2018 – 2019) Fourth Test Match started on January 3, 2019 at 10:30 AM local.
Venue:  Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney.India wins series after whipping Australia.

Umpires:  Richard Kettleborough & Ian Gould.

Third Umpire:  Marais Erasmus.

Match Referee:  Andy Pycroft.

Australia Playing XI for this Australia vs India (2018 – 2019) Fourth Test Match are Marcus Harris, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Travis Head, Tim Paine (c & wk), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, and Josh Hazlewood.

Substitutes are Peter Siddle, Mitchell Marsh, and Aaron Finch.

Indian Squad are Lokesh Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, and Jasprit Bumrah.

Players on bench are Umesh Yadav and Ravichandran Ashwin.

India won the toss and opted to bat.

India started batting on the first morning of this contest. Lokesh Rahul started scoring the second ball hitting Mitchell Starc’s 141 kph ball in outside edge to boundary between slips and gully. Rahul also hit first ball of second over, short and good length, to edging to boundary past third slip fielder. Lokesh Rahul got out giving catch to Shaun Marsh, a good length outside off ball from Josh Hazlewood scoring 9 runs from 6 balls as 10/1. Cheteshwar Pujara joined Mayank Agarwal for second wicket. Agarwal got his first boundary in seventh over of Pat Cummins. Pujara started hitting boundaries in ninth over. Agarwal reached his 50-run mark in 30th over. Agarwal (77 runs in 112 balls with seven 4s and two 6s) hit Nathan Lyon in 31.1 over to maximum and 33.4 overs. Agarwal was caught by Starc running forward in Lyon’s 34th over ending their partnership of 116 runs. Captain Virat Kohli joined Pujara for third wicket and played for a while scoring 23 runs in 59 balls and got out in 52.5 adding 54 runs for their total. Kohli was caught by Tim Paine in Josh Hazlewood. Ajinkya Rahane joined Pujara for fourth wicket played until 70.2 overs. Rahane scored 18 runs in 55 balls got out giving catch to Tim Paine from Starc’s bowling. Hanuma Vihari arrived for fifth wicket with Pujara and remained not out with him scoring 39 runs in 58 balls in the end of first day. Pujara devastated the opponent’s bowling and reached his half-century in 51st over of Labuschagne and hundred with a boundary in 73rd over in this Australia vs India (2018 – 2019) Fourth Test Match. At the end of the first day, Pujara (130 runs in 250 balls with 16 4s) and Vihari remained not out in 90 overs.

Australian bowlers Hazlewood (2 wickets) and Starc & Lyon (picked a wicket each) were of a little bit of success in restricting on this first day.

IND 303/4 (90.0 Ovs) CRR: 3.37
Day 1: Stumps

Batsman R B 4s 6s SR
Cheteshwar Pujara* 130 250 16 0 52.00
Hanuma Vihari 39 58 5 0 67.24

Bowler O M R W ECO
Pat Cummins 19 3 62 0 3.26
Nathan Lyon 29 5 88 1 3.03

Key Stats
Partnership: 75(118)
Last Wkt: Rahane 18 (55)
Ovs Left: 0
Last 10 overs: 37 runs, 0 wkts

Pujara continued his demolition against Australia on the second day of this Australia vs India (2018 – 2019) Fourth Test Match in Starc’s 101st over with a four. The next over he reached his 150 runs in Lyon’s over by hitting a four. In the last ball of Lyon’s over, Hanuma Vihari got out giving catch to Labuchagne ending the fifth wicket partnership of 101 runs scoring 42 runs in 96 balls with five 4s individually. Pujara continued joined by Rishabh Pant hitting first four in Starc’s 105th over. In first ball of 106th over, Tim Paine went up for caught behind appeal with skipper going for review, but got a decision against them. Pujara was dropped at first slip by Khawaja in 126th over from Lyon. Pujara’s innings ended in 130th over caught and bowled by Lyon scoring spectacular 193 runs in 373 balls hitting 22 4s. Pant reached his 50 runs in 132nd over. Jadeja’s first boundary came in 139th over in Lyon’s bowling and also hit a maximum in 141st over. Rishabh Pant reached his hundred mark in 150th over and gained the credit of first Indian wicket-keeper to score a ton in Australia. Jadeja with Pant together had a 100-run partnership in 153rd over from Labuschagne. Jadeja reached his half century being his 10th test half century and waved his bat in the air. The next ball Pant hit a six with long-on fielder being spectator. India reached 600-run mark in 164th over. Pant reached his 150 runs in 166.3 overs hitting a four in Hazlewood’s over. Jadeja got out bowled by Nathan Lyon scoring 81 runs in 114 balls with seven 4s and a six. With the fall of seventh wicket, Kohli decided to declare the innings with Pant scoring a not out 159 runs in 189 balls with 15 4s and a six.

Nathan Lyon displayed a better bowling performance and picked all three wickets in this second day of Australia vs India (2018 – 2019) Fourth Test Match catching Pujara in his own bowling.

Australia in reply arrived to bat against big total 622 runs in the first innings scored 24 runs in 10 overs without losing a wicket.

IND 622/7 decl
AUS 24/0 (10.0 Ovs) CRR: 2.4

Day 2: Stumps – Australia trail by 598 runs

Batsman R B 4s 6s SR
Marcus Harris 19 29 2 0 65.52
Usman Khawaja 5 31 0 0 16.13

Bowler O M R W ECO
Ravindra Jadeja 2 1 1 0 0.50
Kuldeep Yadav 2 1 2 0 1.00

Key Stats
Partnership: 24(60)
Ovs Left: 0
Last 10 overs: 24 runs, 0 wkts

Australia arrived for third day play with a score of 10 no loss in reply of India’s huge first innings score. Marcus Harris & Usman Khawaja started hitting boundaries in Jadeja’s 15th over of the innings.  After about six boundaries, three each, Khawaja (27 runs in 71 balls) was caught by Pujara at mid-wicket in Kuldeep Yadav’s bowling in 22nd over with a total score of 72/1 in 21.6 overs.  Harris reached his second test fifty in 25th over from Bumrah hitting for a single in Bumrah’s bowling.  Marnus Labuschagne, who joined Harris with fall of Khawaja’s wicket, scored 38 runs in 95 balls played until 51.4 overs.  Meanwhile, Harris (79 runs in 120 balls) & Shaun Marsh (8 runs in 13 balls) got out in 42.6 & 48.1 overs respectively.  Peter Handscomb scored 37 runs in 111 balls become third highest scorer for Australia in their first innings of Australia vs India (2018 – 2019) Fourth Test Match.  Travis Head (20 runs in 56 balls), Pat Cummins (25 runs in 44 balls), Mitchell Starc (29 runs in 55 balls not out), and last wicket Josh Hazlewood (21 runs in 45 balls) were other main scorers in Australia’s first innings total of 300 runs all out in 104.5 overs trailed behind 322 runs leading Australia to follow-on.

Indian Bowling Department was lead by Kuldeep Yadav, who was able to pick 5 wickets in the first innings. Mohammed Shami & Ravindra Jadeja were able to pick 2 wickets each. Jasprit Bumrah picked a wicket in this Australian’s first innings of Australia vs India (2018 – 2019) Fourth Test Match.

Australia started second innings as follow-on on the fourth day and played just for 4 overs and scored 6 runs no loss when match was stopped due to rain leading India to win the series and Cheteshwar Pujara being named Man of the Match & Man of the Series. This contest Australia vs India (2018 – 2019) Fourth Test Match was announced to be drawn. This is first series win Against Australia for Indian team abroad since 1967 as listed below.

3-1 in NZ, 1967/68
1-0 in Eng, 1971
2-0 in Eng, 1986
1-0 in Eng, 2007
1-0 in NZ, 2008/09
2-1 in Aus, 2018/19

622/7
Overs
167.2
R/R
3.72
Fours
63
Sixes
4
Extras
20
Batsman Status R B 4s 6s
Rishabh Pant (W) not out 159 189 15 1
Bowling 0 M R W
Mitchell Starc 26 0 123 1
Josh Hazlewood 35 11 105 2

300/10
Overs
104.5
R/R
2.87
Fours
39
Sixes
0
Extras
11
Batsman Status R B 4s 6s
Mitchell Starc not out 29 55 3 0
Bowling 0 M R W
Mohammed Shami 19 2 58 2
Jasprit Bumrah 21 5 62 1

6/0
Overs
4.0
R/R
1.5
Fours
1
Sixes
0
Extras
0
Batsman Status R B 4s 6s
Usman Khawaja not out 4 12 1 0
Marcus Harris not out 2 12 0 0
Bowling 0 M R W
Mohammed Shami 2 1 4 0
Jasprit Bumrah 2 1 2 0

India (IND) Scorecard

Batting R B 4S 6S
Mayank Agarwal c Mitchell Starc b Nathan Lyon 77 112 7 2
Lokesh Rahul c Shaun Marsh b Josh Hazlewood 9 6 2 0
Cheteshwar Pujara c & b Nathan Lyon 193 373 22 0
Virat Kohli (C) c Tim Paine b Josh Hazlewood 23 59 4 0
Ajinkya Rahane c Tim Paine b Mitchell Starc 18 55 1 0
Hanuma Vihari c Marnus Labuschagne b Nathan Lyon 42 96 5 0
Rishabh Pant (W) not out 159 189 15 1
Ravindra Jadeja b Nathan Lyon 81 114 7 1
Extras: 20 (b – 2, w – 5, nb – 0, Penalty – 0)
Total: 622-7 in 167.2 overs (3.72 runs per over)
Fall of wickets:
1-10 (Lokesh Rahul, 1.3 ov),2-126 (Mayank Agarwal, 34 ov),3-180 (Virat Kohli, 52.5 ov),4-228 (Ajinkya Rahane, 70.2 ov),5-329 (Hanuma Vihari, 102 ov),6-418 (Cheteshwar Pujara, 130 ov),7-622 (Ravindra Jadeja, 167.2 ov)
BOWLING 0 M R W
Mitchell Starc 26 0 123 1
Josh Hazlewood 35 11 105 2
Pat Cummins 28 5 101 0
Nathan Lyon 57.2 8 178 4
Marnus Labuschagne 16 0 76 0
Travis Head 4 0 20 0
Usman Khawaja 1 0 4 0

Australia (AUS) Scorecard

Batting R B 4S 6S
Marcus Harris b Ravindra Jadeja 79 120 8 0
Usman Khawaja c Cheteshwar Pujara b Kuldeep Yadav 27 71 3 0
Marnus Labuschagne c Ajinkya Rahane b Mohammed Shami 38 95 7 0
Shaun Marsh c Ajinkya Rahane b Ravindra Jadeja 8 13 2 0
Travis Head c & b Kuldeep Yadav 20 56 2 0
Peter Handscomb b Jasprit Bumrah 37 111 5 0
Tim Paine (C)(W) b Kuldeep Yadav 5 14 1 0
Pat Cummins b Mohammed Shami 25 44 6 0
Mitchell Starc not out 29 55 3 0
Nathan Lyon lbw b Kuldeep Yadav 0 5 0 0
Josh Hazlewood lbw b Kuldeep Yadav 21 45 2 0
Extras: 11 (b – 4, w – 5, nb – 0, Penalty – 0)
Total: 300-10 in 104.5 overs (2.87 runs per over)
Fall of wickets:
1-72 (Usman Khawaja, 22 ov),2-128 (Marcus Harris, 43 ov),3-144 (Shaun Marsh, 48.1 ov),4-152 (Marnus Labuschagne, 51.4 ov),5-192 (Travis Head, 66.2 ov),6-198 (Tim Paine, 69 ov),7-236 (Pat Cummins, 84.3 ov),8-257 (Peter Handscomb, 89.4 ov),9-258 (Nathan Lyon, 90.5 ov),10-300 (Josh Hazlewood, 104.5 ov)
BOWLING 0 M R W
Mohammed Shami 19 2 58 2
Jasprit Bumrah 21 5 62 1
Ravindra Jadeja 32 11 73 2
Kuldeep Yadav 31.5 6 99 5
Hanuma Vihari 1 0 2 0

Australia (AUS) Scorecard

Batting R B 4S 6S
Usman Khawaja not out 4 12 1 0
Marcus Harris not out 2 12 0 0
Extras: 0 (b – 0, w – 0, nb – 0, Penalty – 0)
Total: 6-0 in 4.0 overs (1.5 runs per over)
Fall of wickets:
BOWLING 0 M R W
Mohammed Shami 2 1 4 0
Jasprit Bumrah 2 1 2 0

Match Notes

Day1

  • Drinks: India 46/1 in 12.0 overs
  • India 51/1 in 14.0 overs
  • Referral 1 (14.2 ovs): AUS against C Pujara (Caught) Unsuccessful (AUS:1, IND:2)
  • 2nd wkt Partnership: 51 off 104 between M Agarwal (37) and C Pujara (13)
  • Lunch: India 69/1 in 24.0 overs
  • M Agarwal 2nd Test fifty: 51 runs in 96 balls (5×4) (0x6)
  • India 101/1 in 30.1 overs
  • 2nd wkt Partnership: 100 off 178 between M Agarwal (69) and C Pujara (25)
  • Drinks: India 133/2 in 37.0 overs
  • India 152/2 in 47.5 overs
  • C Pujara Test fifty: 53 runs in 134 balls (5×4) (0x6)
  • 3rd wkt Partnership: 51 off 106 between C Pujara (28) and V Kohli (23)
  • Tea: India 177/2 in 52.0 overs
  • India 200/3 in 62.1 overs
  • Drinks: India 228/4 in 70.2 overs
  • C Pujara 18th Test Hundred: 100 runs in 199 balls (13×4) (0x6)
  • India 250/4 in 75.1 overs
  • New ball taken: India 266/4 in 80.1 overs
  • 5th wkt Partnership: 52 off 72 between C Pujara (50) and H Vihari (22)
  • India 300/4 in 87.5 overs
  • Stumps: India 303/4 in 90.0 overs

Day2

  • 5th wkt Partnership: 100 off 186 between C Pujara (57) and Hanuma Vihari (42)
  • C Pujara: 151 runs in 282 balls (18×4) (0x6)
  • Referral 2 (101.6 ovs): H Vihari against AUS (Caught) Unsuccessful (AUS:1, IND:1)
  • India 329/5: H Vihari c Marnus Labuschagne b Nathan Lyon 42(96)
  • Drinks: India 335/5 in 103.0 overs
  • Referral 3 (105.1 ovs): AUS against R Pant (Caught) Unsuccessful (AUS:0, IND:1)
  • India 352/5 in 106.4 overs
  • 6th wkt Partnership: 51 off 74 between C Pujara (23) and R Pant (24)
  • Lunch: India 389/5 in 117.0 overs
  • India 400/5 in 122.3 overs
  • C Pujara dropped on 192 by U Khawaja in 125.2 overs
  • R Pant Test fifty: 50 runs in 85 balls (4×4) (0x6)
  • Drinks: India 429/6 in 133.0 overs
  • India 453/6 in 138.3 overs
  • 7th wkt Partnership: 51 off 66 between R Pant (32) and R Jadeja (19)
  • Tea: India 491/6 in 146.0 overs
  • India 501/6 in 148.2 overs
  • R Pant 2nd Test Hundred: 100 runs in 137 balls (8×4) (0x6)
  • 7th wkt Partnership: 101 off 133 between R Pant (60) and R Jadeja (37)
  • India 552/6 in 158.2 overs
  • R Jadeja 10 Test fifty: 50 runs in 89 balls (1×4) (1×6)
  • New ball taken: India 564/6 in 160.1 overs
  • 7th wkt Partnership: 150 off 185 between R Pant (95) and R Jadeja (51)
  • India 602/6 in 164.0 overs
  • Drinks: India 605/6 in 165.0 overs
  • R Pant: 153 runs in 185 balls (14×4) (1×6)
  • 7th wkt Partnership: 202 off 221 between R Pant (113) and R Jadeja (81)
  • Innings Break: India 622/7dec in 167.2 overs
  • U Khawaja dropped on 0 by R Pant in 2.3 overs
  • Stumps: Australia 24/0 in 10.0 overs

Day3

  • Australia 52/0 in 16.3 overs
  • 1st wkt Partnership: 50 off 99 between M Harris (36) and U Khawaja (16)
  • M Harris 2nd Test fifty: 50 runs in 67 balls (5×4) (0x6)
  • Drinks: Australia 80/1 in 25.0 overs
  • Australia 100/1 in 29.3 overs
  • 2nd wkt Partnership: 50 off 103 between M Harris (32) and M Labuschagne (18)
  • Lunch: Australia 122/1 in 40.0 overs
  • Australia 152/3 in 51.2 overs
  • Drinks: Australia 157/4 in 55.0 overs
  • Tea: Australia 198/5 in 68.0 overs
  • Australia 203/6 in 71.3 overs
  • Referral 1 (83.3 ovs): IND against P Handscomb (LBW) Unsuccessful (AUS:2, IND:1)
  • Rain Stoppage: Australia 236/6 in 83.3 overs
  • Stumps: Australia 236/6 in 83.3 overs

Day4

  • Bad Light: Australia 236/6 in 83.3 overs
  • Rain Stoppage: Australia 236/6 in 83.3 overs
  • Lunch: Australia 236/6 in 83.3 overs
  • Rain Stoppage: Australia 236/6 in 83.3 overs
  • Australia 250/6 in 87.3 overs
  • Josh Hazlewood dropped on 0 by H Vihari in 92.4 overs
  • Drinks: Australia 281/9 in 99.0 overs
  • Australia 300/9 in 104.3 overs
  • K Yadav 2nd Test 5-wicket haul: 5/99 (31.5)
  • Innings Break: Australia 300/10 in 104.5 overs
  • Tea: Australia 6/0 in 4.0 overs
  • Bad Light: Australia 6/0 in 4.0 overs
  • Stumps: Australia 6/0 in 4.0 overs

Day5

  • Rain Stoppage: Australia 6/0 in 4.0 overs
  • Lunch: Australia 6/0 in 4.0 overs
  • Rain Stoppage: Australia 6/0 in 4.0 overs

India wins series after whipping Australia. After decades of losses.

  • India wins series after whipping Australia

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