SHAMEFUL : Virat Kohli’s ‘New India’ registers their lowest ever test total, innings end at 36/9 with Shami Retired

India vs Australia Day 3 – Indian 2nd innings has ended with their lowest ever test score. Virat Kohli’s ‘New India’s’ famed batting line up gave the most shocking display ever in Indian test history. Indian batsman were annihilated. 36 for 9 with Mohammad Shami retired hurt, India registered their lowest ever Test score

India’s lowest ever total in Test Cricket –

36/9 – against Australia in 2020

42 against England in 1974

58 against Australia in 1947

58 against England in 1952

66 against South Africa in 1996

67 against Australia in 1948

Worst Batting Displays by India in 2000’s – In 2014, India was shot out by England at the Oval for just 94 Runs

None of the Indian batters reached double figures. That tells you a story.

1 This is the first time ever in the history of entire TEST CRICKET that all 11 batsmen, and extras, couldn’t cross single-figures in an innings. The highest score was Mayank Agarwal who made 9.

19 Lowest score for India at the loss of SIX WICKETS in Tests. Their previous was 25 .

After Prithvi Shaw’s wicket on Day 2, India lost Jasprit Bumrah for 2, Cheteshwar Pujara (0), Mayank Agarwal (9), Virat Kohli (4), Ajinkya Rahane for (0)

A sad story if you are an Indian fan. Some wonderful bowling from Cummins and Hazlewood never allowed Indian batters to have any chance of scoring. It all started with Bumrah being picked up in the second over of the day and ended with an injury to Shami. , will resonate in their minds for sometime now and they would be hoping it doesn’t leave an indelible mark as it will hurt every possible chance for them on this tour.

Resuming day three at 9/1, India lost the wickets of Jasprit Bumrah (2) and Cheteshwar Pujara (0) in quick succession as Pat Cummins sent both the batsmen back to the pavilion. In the very next over of Pujara’s dismissal, Josh Hazlewood prized the wickets of Mayank Agarwal (9) and Ajinkya Rahane (0), and India was left reeling at 15/5 with just a lead of 68 runs over the hosts.
Things turned worse for the visitors as Pat Cummins had Virat Kohli (4) caught at the hands of Cameron Green at gully. Wriddhiman Saha and Ravichandran Ashwin also failed to leave a mark and India was left reeling at 26/8.

Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Prithvi Shaw b Pat Cummins 4 4 0 0 100.00
Mayank Agarwal c TD Paine b Josh Hazlewood 9 40 1 0 22.50
Jasprit Bumrah c & b Pat Cummins 2 17 0 0 11.76
Cheteshwar Pujara c TD Paine b Pat Cummins 0 8 0 0 0.00
Virat Kohli (C) c C Green b Pat Cummins 4 8 1 0 50.00
Ajinkya Rahane c TD Paine b Josh Hazlewood 0 4 0 0 0.00
Hanuma Vihari c TD Paine b Josh Hazlewood 8 22 1 0 36.36
Wriddhiman Saha (WK) c Marnus Labuschagne b Josh Hazlewood 4 15 0 0 26.67
Ravichandran Ashwin c TD Paine b Josh Hazlewood 0 1 0 0 0.00
Umesh Yadav Not out 4 5 1 0 80.00
Mohd Shami Retired hurt 1 4 0 0 25.00
Extra 0 (b 0, w 0, nb 0, lb 0)
Total 36/9 (21.2)
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Mitchell Starc 6 3 7 0 1.17
Pat Cummins 10.2 4 21 4 2.03
Josh Hazlewood 5 3 8 5 1.60
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