3rd test match between India and Australia at Sydney come to an end today resulting drawn after playing proper test cricket from 5 days. India dominated Australian bowling unit and saved themselves to give 2-1 lead in the four match Test series. India needed 309 runs on the last day while Australia had to take 8 wickets to win the match.
Both the teams reminded flavor of Test Cricket and patience level in the Test format. Especially India amazed cricket circles by playing 131 overs losing just 5 wickets in front of one of the best bowling units in the world currently. Indian batsmen Rishabh Pant, Pujara and Rohit Sharma hit classical half-centuries while Pant missed his 100 runs knock by 3 runs.
The special mentions for the day were Ravi Ashwin and Hanuma Vihari; because of the patience game they played in the last session of the game. Both played 3 hours continues without losing their wickets and restricted Australia from victory.
Performances of Indian players were quite notable as spectators and commentators too praised them in the match. After the match it was Twitter who reacts to the match results. From cricket celebrities to Indian cricket fans everyone has to say something to these young Indian players.
Pic1 – Till Rishabh Pant was at the crease.
Pic2- Pujara, Vihari and Ashwin.
And the combination of these 2 made it a fantastic Test Match. Feel so so proud of the Team,
Pant showed why he needs to b treated differently & d grit showed by Vihari, Pujara & Ashwin was unbelievable pic.twitter.com/aU3qN6O3JF
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) January 11, 2021
— Fan of vadapav (@InR045) January 11, 2021
— Prithvi Raj Singh (@iamprithviraj05) January 11, 2021
a Walk to remember for ages, a display of grit, determination and fight with injured, broken, abused which only warriors do.
all from Ashwin, Vihari, Jadega, Pant, Pujara, Bumrah and team
this is the team we stand for #INDvAUS #AUSvIND pic.twitter.com/WaDOemdynL
— nikheel (@nikheel_ms) January 11, 2021
This #INDvAUS match means so much to us. Resilience. Commitment. Dedication. Patience. And what not!
It’s been a complete effort. This draw is better than a lot of wins we’ve had in the past.
Let’s seal the deal in Brisbane, shall we?@gauravkapur @bhogleharsha @joybhattacharj
— Deepak Pareek (@dkpareek21) January 11, 2021