Ind v/s Aus: Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja Helm Men in Blue Towards Victory
India win the first match in the 4 match test series by an innings and 132 runs, taking a lead against the Aussies. Mohammed Shami brought down Nathan Lyon.Australia were never in the game ever since they were bundled out for 177, they trailed by 135 runs helping India emerge as winners.
Australia were nine down as Ravichandran Ashwin has claimed a five-wicket haul while Ravindra Jadeja has taken three. Axar Patel and Mohammed Shami have picked one each. It was R Ashwin’s 31st five-for in Test cricket.
Earlier, Rohit Sharma’s 120 and Axar Patel’s 84 steered India to 400 all out, helping the side take a first innings lead of 223 runs against the guests. Todd Murphy claimed seven wickets but lacked an equally good support from the other Australian bowlers.
The Aussies decided to bat first giving the torch in the hands men in blue.