Shardul Thakur and Washington Sundar’s batting heroics earned them reward from Virat Kohli.© AFP
Virat Kohli took to Twitter on Sunday to applaud the batting effort put in by Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur that bailed India out of a difficult scenario within the ongoing fourth Test match towards Australia on the Gabba in Brisbane. Sundar and Thakur placed on 123 runs — the very best seventh wicket partnership in Test cricket for India on the Gabba. Kohli hailed the applying and perception which was on show by Sundar and Thakur and had some phrases in Marathi for the Mumbai pacer.
Outstanding software and perception by @Sundarwashi5 and @imShard. This is what take a look at cricket is all about. Washy prime composure on debut and tula parat maanla re Thakur!
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) January 17, 2021
“Outstanding application and belief by @Sundarwashi5 and @imShard . This is what test cricket is all about. Washy top composure on debut and tula parat maanla re Thakur,” Kohli tweeted.
India, in reply to Australia’s first innings complete of 369, had been in hassle at one stage at 186 for six.
Thakur and Sundar rescued India and performed their pictures because the Australian bowlers had been smashed to all elements of the bottom.
Thakur smashed 9 boundaries and a few sixes in his knock of 67. He was additionally the highest run-scorer for India within the first innings.
Sundar, on his Test debut, additionally smashed a six and hit seven boundaries en path to his maiden half-century.
Thanks to the batting heroics of India’s decrease middle-order, the guests managed to convey down the deficit to only 33 runs.
For Australia, Josh Hazlewood picked up 5 wickets for 57 runs whereas Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins accounted for 2 wickets apiece.
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