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Australian spinners bought sharp flip attributable to moisture on pitch: India batting coach Vikram Rathour on Day 1 of Indore Test

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India Today Sports Desk

India vs Australia: Vikram Rathour reckoned that the Aussie spinners bought quick flip as a result of presence of moisture on the pitch within the Indore Test.

New Delhi,UPDATED: Mar 1, 2023 19:02 IST

AUS spinners bought sharp flip attributable to moisture on pitch: Vikram Rathour on Indore Test. Courtesy: AP

By India Today Sports Desk: Indian batting coach Vikram Rathour reckoned that the Australian spinners have been helped by the moisture that was accessible on the pitch on Day 1 of the third Test on the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore.

After being put in to subject first, Australia bowled out India for 109 in 33.2 overs. Matthew Kuhnemann, who earlier made his debut within the Delhi Test, was the choose of the bowlers after he completed with figures of 9-2-16-5.

Even as Nathan Lyon picked up three wickets, off-spinner Todd Murphy bought the essential wicket of Virat Kohli. However, Rathour additionally talked about that the Indian batters didn’t play poor cricket, though they might have scored extra runs.

“The conditions were definitely challenging. The pitch turned more than we expected. Due to moisture in the picture, a sharp turn was on offer in the morning. We would have liked to score more runs. But I don’t think anyone played poor cricket or played rash strokes. We just had an off day as a batting unit,” Rathour was quoted as saying within the press convention after Day 1.

Rathour additionally backed Rohit Sharma, who bought out whereas making an attempt to hit Kuhnemann out of the park. The right-handed batter charged down the monitor, however was crushed all finally ends up. Alex Carey took the bails off and Rohit went again after scoring 12 off 23 balls with three fours.

“This is the way Rohit bats normally, he likes to take the bowlers on and looks to score runs and put pressure on the bowlers. Mostly it comes off, today it didn’t,” he added.

At Stumps on Day 1, the Aussies have been main by 47 runs with six wickets in hand. Peter Handscomb and Cameron Green have been the in a single day batters.

Edited By:

sabyasachi chowdhury

Published On:

Mar 1, 2023