On this Day, all the Cricket fans especially Test Match fans can proudly tap on their shoulders by saying ‘ we are proud to be a cricket fan ‘ and privileged to utilize these kind of iconic moments for Team Indian in these kind of Modern Day Cricket where T20 and franchises crickets were celebrated and enjoyed the most, to all these T20 fans who said Test Match is boring will never the feel of Day5 and it’s almost like a boxing in the ring like the battle between the Bowlers and Batsman shows their complete Strength in Cricket field .
Team India successfully tied 3rd Test Match in Border- Gavaskar Trophy which turns to be one of the most memorable moments in Indian Team Test Cricket History.If we close our eyes and think about the iconic Test Matches for India, everyone before our 90’s kid generation will remember the follow -on chase against Australia from Rahul Dravid , VVS Lakshman at Eden Garden. Likewise, we also had Test victories in SENA countries in these 2010’s decade followed with a series victory Border-Gavaskar Trophy against Aussies in 2018.In this modern era of T20 Cricket, it is a very rare moment to witness the fifth day in Test Cricket .We witnessed these kind of iconic moments at Syndey on Jan 11 2021 which is almost equal to the Eden Garden Test in 2001 for our generation .
What is Special about a Tie Game in SCG Test Cricket?
It’s not an easy thing for any visitor Team to play against Australia on Day 5 also Team India did not have their Top players Virat Kohli, Ishant Sharma , Shami , Bhuvi in the squad. Rishabh Pant is one of the major reasons for this tie result, his aggressive start made Aussies mind oscillating between the two results(Tie/ Victory). If Rishabh Pant played till end , Team India might have a chance to register the record chase in Test Cricket. But after his Wicket, Pujara , Ashwin and Vihari had a great plan on their Innings they played extraordinary defenses against the TOP test bowlers in the World. Especially Ashwin & Vihari though they played with Injury , they lead the Team to draw this match which is almost equal to the victory.All these players turned to be warriors in this Battlefield and made all Indian Cricket Fans proud with their love towards Game.
TOP MOMENTS IN THIS MATCH
Rishbh Pant Selfless game with the score 97 , he did not bat for his personal record (Century), played the game with the flow to chase the 400+ and unfortunately lost his wicket against Lyon.
Vihari & Ashwin Parternship of 70+ Runs with more than 200 Balls
131 overs is the most number of overs India have batted in the fourth innings of a Test since 1980.