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Adelaide Test: At 36/9, India Record Its Lowest Test Score; Australia Need 90 To Win

Adelaide: India recorded its lowest-ever innings complete of their 82-year Check cricket historical past as they ended at 36 for 9 of their second innings by an impressed Australia within the first Check match on the Adelaide Oval right here on Saturday. India’s worst earlier than this was 42 in opposition to Mike Denness’s England at Lord’s in 1974.

Mohammed Shami, the No. 11 batsman, retired damage and couldn’t bat.

Australia now want 90 runs to win the primary Check and take 1-Zero after India had taken a 53-run lead in first innings.

India, who started on the in a single day rating of 9 for one, had a nightmarish begin once they misplaced 4 wickets on the workforce complete of 15 after which 4 runs later at 19 misplaced their sixth wicket within the type of skipper Virat Kohli.

They then misplaced Wriddhiman Saha and R Ashwin on successive deliveries to be 26 for eight. Hanuma Vihari then scored a 4 and obtained a single to get India away from the three lowest scores in Check historical past, 26 by New Zealand and 30 twice by South Africa.

Nevertheless, Vihari fell because the ninth batsman on the workforce rating of 31.

Earlier, India misplaced 4 wickets fell on 15. In a single day batsman Jasprit Bumrah, who had walked in as night time watchman on Friday was caught and bowled by Pat Cummins off a change of tempo. Then Cheteshwar Pujara was caught behind off Cummins’s supply that moved only a bit because the India No. three fell for an eight-ball duck.

Josh Hazlewood then obtained two wickets in a single over as he eliminated opener Mayank Agarwal, getting him caught behind off his first ball and adopted it up with the wicket of Ajinkya Rahane, who was additionally caught behind for a four-ball duck.

Skipper Virat Kohli obtained a 4 in direction of third man however was quickly after caught at gully by Cameron Inexperienced off Cummins.

The carnage by Aussies noticed India lose 5 wickets for 4 runs in 5.Four overs.

They have been 26 for eight on the drinks break.

On the rating of 26, they misplaced Wriddhiman Saha, caught at brief midwicket and R Ashwin who was caught behind to be eight down for 26.

Pat Cummins (4/21 in 10.2) and Josh Hazlewood (5/eight in 5) shared the wickets.

The Indian innings lasted simply 21.2 overs.

This was additionally joint fourth lowest complete in Check cricket historical past behind 26 by New Zealand, 30 (twice) by South Africa, 35 additionally by South Africa.

Australia and South Africa even have scored 36 earlier than. Nevertheless, barring New Zealand’s 26, that occurred in 1955, the remainder of the bottom totals talked about above occurred previous to the second World Battle.

India’s lowest totals in Exams:

  • 36/9 vs Australia at Adelaide Oval in 2020
  • 42 vs England at Lord’s in 1974
  • 58 vs Australia at Brisbane in 1947
  • 58 vs England at Manchester in 1952
  • 66 vs South Africa at Durban in 1996
  • 67 vs Australia at Melbourne in 1948
  • 75 vs West Indies at Delhi in 1987
  • 76 vs South Africa at Ahmedabad in 2008

(With IANS Inputs)

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