Umesh Yadav showed the power of experience
Umesh Yadav, the team’s most experienced pacer, showed his stamina. He showed the first success to India in the second innings by dismissing Joe Burns. However, due to a muscle strain, he had to leave the field limping.
Kangaroo caught in Ashwin’s spin
There was no response to Ravichandran Ashwin’s spinning balls ahead of the Australian batsmen. Ashwin, who took three wickets in the first innings, walked Marnus Labuschen in the second innings.
Bumrah’s bouncer flew Wade’s helmet
Australian opener Matthew Wade faced some very deadly balls from the Indian pace battery. A ball from Jaspreet Bumrah hit his helmet directly. However, he managed to pass the concussion test. He started playing with a new helmet.
See: how Wade got Bumrah’s ball
Wade narrowly survived on Matthew Wade’s ball.
Ashwin would have almost dismissed Matthew Wade if luck had not been with Wade. Umpires call was received in the review.
Jadeja made Wade his victim
Matthew Wade is the Australian batsman to have scored the most runs in the second innings so far. He was hunted by Ravindra Jadeja on a personal score of 40.
The condition of the Kangaroos remained the same throughout the innings
The condition of the Australian batsmen in front of the Indian bowlers was similar to that of Travis Head in the above photo.
Smith’s gills scattered Bumrah
The bat of Australian best batsman Steven Smith has kept his mouth shut in the Test series by Indian bowlers. A brilliant ball from Jaspreet Bumrah was taken by Smith’s leg stump.
Jaspreet is leading the pace attack
In the absence of Ishant Sharma, the Indian pace attack is commanded by Jaspreet Bumrah. He is playing his role well. He took four wickets in the first innings.
Caption happy with Jadeja’s all-round performance
Jadeja not only had a century partnership with captain Ajinkya Rahane in the first innings. In bowling too, he has done wonders. Jadeja, who took a wicket in the first innings, has so far sent two batsmen to the pavilion in the second innings.
Controversy over Tim Paine’s review
Australian captain Tim Paine was caught behind the wickets. The umpire gave a not-out on Jadeja’s ball but the edge showed on the snikometer in the replays. Third umpire dismissed Penn. He went back angry.
Siraj’s power in debut
Young fast bowler Mohammad Siraj is playing his first Test match and he has impressed everyone. While he took two wickets in the first innings, in the second he caught Travis Head by Mayank Agarwal.