India made an impressive comeback, draw series level, on the fourth day of Second Ind vs Aus Test Match. The match was being played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground(MCG), Australia.
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On the second Day where Ajinkya Rahane and Ravindra Jadeja put on a confident show in the chase, Australia was dismissed at 200 on the third day which proved to be troublesome for the home team. India needed just 70runs for the win after the Australian team was bowled out at 200 in 103.1 overs.
Indian bowlers knocked out the best stars of the Australian team one after the another. Australia managed to score a 100 with the loss of 6 wickets and was finished when it reached a 200. Earlier the lead was in the hands of Australia. But India roared back and took control of the Australian team.
Ravindra Jadeja bowled brilliantly and took 2 wickets just for 25 runs, whereas Jaspreet Bumrah, Umesh Yadav, Mohammad Siraj, R Ashwin managed to take 1 wicket each.
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India leveled up the series of the four-match by winning the second test match in Melbourne by 8 wickets. India was in need of just 70 Runs for the victory. While pujari and Aggarwal lost their wickets, Gill and Rahane played intensely and chased down 70 runs easily to mark up the victory for the Indian team.
Rahane was named as the Man of the Match for his Radiant performance, be it in bowling or batting. He smashed two-hit boundaries against Hazlewood and chased up the runs as quickly as he could. Rahane captained India in only three test matches and has won all of these. This is the second time a player managed to do this as a Captain after MS Dhoni.
Without Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Ishant Sharma, and Mohammad Shami, it was quite challenging for the Indian team to take the lead. This win boosted up the confidence of the players and proved to be a First class experience for the debutants