Melbourne win lets India take a 2-1 lead in “Border-Gavaskar” Trophy


Melbourne: India’s 137 -run victory over Australia meant that the strong sub-continent team lead by “ Virat Kohli” take a  2-1 lead on the 4 Match Series in Australia.

The recent triumph for India also means that this is the 7th Test in a win on the “Island Continent”.This series started off with “Aggression” from both sides as Banter’s were on the higher side as both sides felt pressure taking the better of their situation. However, India will retain the coveted trophy even if the series is drawn level at Sydney.

Test match at Melbourne on Day 3 saw very little action as Jasprit Bumrah (3/53) and Ishant Sharma (2/40) completed the formalities in what turned out to be India’s 150th test Victory.

Winning team captain, Virat Kohli who praised his Bowlers for the Magical win, Also said they would aim to win the next Test match at Sydney. India was considered the Favourites to win the series at the beginning and are also considered the same, Halfway through the series.


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