Ind vs Aus 3rd Test: From Ganguly to Tendulkar, cricket fraternity hails Team India’s brilliant show at SCG

Ind vs Aus 3rd Test – From Ganguly to Tendulkar, cricket fraternity hails Team India’s brilliant show at SCG: A resolute Ravichandran Ashwin and a hamstrung Hanuma Vihari battled pain and a hostile Australian bowling attack while displaying the largely extinct art of Test-saving batsmanship to snatch a remarkable draw for India after Rishabh Pant raised visions of an improbable win here on Monday.

Chasing a herculean target of 407, Pant (97 off 118 balls) and the ever-steady Cheteshwar Pujara (77 off 205 balls) produced an amazing 148-run stand before India were forced to down the shutters finishing on 334 for 5 in 131 overs when players shook hands.

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The series stands at 1-1 going into the fourth Test in Brisbane but an Indian team which has turned into a ‘mini-hospital’ would be walking away with a lot of pride. They put up a proper fight in adverse circumstances already soured by racist chants and abuses from the crowd here during the course of the game.

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Meanwhile, cricket fraternity was all praise for Team India’s superb show in Sydney and they took to Twitter to congratulate Ajinkya Rahane and co.

BCCI vice president Rajeev Shukla feels India has finally found its new “wall”.The new real wall after Dravid in Indian cricket are @Hanumavihari and @ashwinravi99. They scored 62 runs in 259 balls. Good performance to get the match to draw. @RishabhPant17 & @cheteshwar1 played superb knock. @ImRo45 & @RealShubmanGill as usual were good at the crease,” Shukla tweeted.

 

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