India vs Australia: Former Australia wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has called the strategy of sending Rishabh Pant first to bat in the second innings of the third Test, calling it ‘brilliant’, Indian captain Ajinkya Rahane (Ajinkya Rahane) It is a way of Pant had scored 97 runs in the second innings.
Pant had landed at number five for batting
Pant was sent to bat at number five before Hanuma Vihari on the fifth day of the match. He scored an excellent innings of 97 runs under pressure and when he was at the crease, India’s chances of winning were increased. The Indian batsmen showed great resilience in this match, leading to a draw and the four-match series is still 1–1.
Haddin said on ‘Sen Radio’, “With the Indian team played, they could only draw the match but Rahane’s strategy for Pant was great. If you look into it, Rahane sent Pant to move the match forward and Pant did the same thing.
He said, “Pant batted dilemma and forced Tim Paine as captain to take some decisions that I think were strategically wrong.” Then Vihari came to the crease and he is a player like Pujara. He did his work well.
‘Goal was too big in Sydney’
The former 43-year-old player praised the Indian team’s fighting spirit and spirit.
He said, ‘Rahane as captain has not lost a single match yet, he is very brave that he took a chance. I think that goal was quite big but still Rahane took a chance.
Many of the senior players of the Indian team had landed without a field. Pant, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Vihari were injured during the match, yet the team managed to draw the match.
Haddin said, “This Indian team showed great spirit. Many of his players were injured, he is without his regular captain, he does not have three main fast bowlers, Jadeja’s thumb broke. He showed great emotion.