Great cricketer Sachin Tendulkar feels that an unbeaten 104-run partnership between the Indian team’s caretaker captain Ajinkya Rahane and Ravindra Jadeja in the second Test here on Sunday could snatch the match from Australia. India scored 277 for five on the second day to take an 82-run lead, with Rahane batting on 104 and Jadeja batting on 40.
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This pair will prove to be a game changer
An unbeaten 104-run partnership for the sixth wicket between the two can prove to be a ‘game changer’. Tendulkar tweeted, ‘Shubman Gill got off to a good start by playing some good shots in his debut and he looked comfortable at the crease as well. Ajinkya Rahane and Ravindra Jadeja have played a very important partnership that can take away the match from Australia. He said, ‘Ajinkya Rahane played a brilliant innings, which not only looked strong in his defense, but he was also trying to put an aggressive shot. He kept a good rhythm. ‘
Indian bowlers bowled Australia for 195 runs in the first innings on the opening day on Saturday and Tendulkar praised the bowlers for their excellent performance. He wrote, ‘Two good days for India in the second Test. Jasprit Bumrah, R Ashwin and Mohammad Siraj kept the pressure on by bowling really well and stopped Australia on a low score.