The first two day was named to Indian team but the third day goes to
Australian team specially to both the two openers plus Ponting not only
to save the follow on but also took test to a point from where anything
can happen. Mathew reach his hundred fast but overall today theme of
play was play slow and steady cricket. Australian Batsmen were playing
all their shots with full careness so as to give Indian bowlers a
little pain to obtain any wicket. Only 3 wickets in a day shows that
how difficult it was for Indian bowlers. Day 3 4th Test India vs Australia at Adelaide Full Video Highlights
62 for no loss Australian openers started the day's play. Looking for
some sucess India bowlers started trying their tricks over the
Australian openers but they both were really focus over they play and
it was looking like that they will play like that Indian bowlers will
have the worst day of the tour.A bad news more came to Indian camp as
RP Singh wasnt able to bowl as he had hamstring strain and he will be
missing the next two weeks play today. With so much going bad for
Indian team ,their concentration over game was still there . Ishant
sharma, Harbhajan Singh and Kumble were bowling with full Consistency.
and Jaques were making worse for Indian players on field. Soon both
went pass their fifties and it was looking like that India will be
going in big trouble but on the score 159 Jaques came charging on
Kumble's bowling and missed judge the shot, in return he has to give
his valuable wicket and Australia lost their first wicket on 159 runs.
As Ricky Ponting came to pitch to show his talent, Kumble gave the
attack to Harbhajan whom Ponting really suffers the most, but this time
luck favoured him and he survived the Harbhajan's superb and tricky
Bowling and all eye then started to look over Hayden who sought to make
his third century of the series. Cutting and sweeping with typical
power, it took him 181 balls and it was wholly appropriate that the
100th run was reached with a sweep to midwicket and more than 25,000
viewers cheers him on his glourious 100.
Ishant Sharma who was
bowling quite superbly soon got his reward in form of Hayden who was
playing superb, Ishant Sharma got victory against Hyden as he bowled
him off and Australia lost their second wicket soon on 186. It was
looking like that India might get an entry to Australian inning soon
but Ponting was steady and was facing every bowler who he struggled.
Hussey too was helping but wasnt able to continue more . Hussey when
playing on 22 gave Pathan a chance to bowl him and he made no mistake
turned this chance into Hussy's wicket and Australia went down 241-3.
But Ponting wasnt effected with that and continue his work and reached
to superb fifty soon. Clarke was playing slow and steady cricket , he
took all Indian Bowlers with full sensible and Australia manage to save
their fourth wicket from falling at the day 3 end . Australia finished
on 522 for 3 with trail more than 202 runs and it looks like that Australia might cross India total on Day4.
Day 4 planning:
will plan for making more close to Indian total or might get some lead
whereas Indian bowlers will look towards their today's performance will
try to find what went wrong will compensate their mistakes on day 4 by
taking quick wickets of Australia so as to get some lead on board.
Breaking News :
Gilchrist today announce that he will take retirement from Cricket. He
official said that after this test he will not play any more tests in
future and will be retiring from ODI too after the following Tri-series
in Feb.. We will miss him for his superb wicket-keeping and also the
most sucessful wicket-keeper batsemen. He played his first test in 1999.
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