India vs Australia: Disappointed Cheteshwar Pujara says the full in not sufficient in Indore Test2 min read
Border-Gavaskar Trophy: Nathan Lyon ran by means of the Indian batting line-up, choosing 8 wickets for 64 runs. Pujara got here out on the finish of day’s play and hoped for some luck after a poor present from India.
Indore,UPDATED: Mar 2, 2023 17:23 IST
Cheteshwar Pujara was not pleased with the full India posted within the third Test. (AP Photo)
By India Today Sports Desk: Australia spinner Nathan Lyon ran by means of the Indian batting line-up on Day 2 of the third Test match at Indore. Lyon’s 8/64 on Day 2 of the Test match, helped Australia bundle the hosts for simply 163 runs within the second innings of the match. Barring Cheteshwar Pujara, who scored 59 runs, all Indian batters failed in a troublesome pitch at Indore’s Holkar Stadium.
India vs Australia, third Test: Day 2 Report
India set a goal of 76 runs to Australia, who want one draw to enter the ultimate of the World Test Championship 2023. Pujara stated that he was disenchanted with the full however would hope that the staff can in some way pull this off.
“It’s a tough pitch to bat on. It’s not easy, you need to trust your defence, make sure you need to get to the pitch or if it’s short, play off the back foot. 75 may not be too many, but there’s a chance,” Pujara stated to the host broadcaster after the tip of Day 2.
“You need to attack and defence, a mix, on this pitch. If you keep defending, one ball will bounce and hit your glove. My aim was to be a bit more positive, try and score as many as possible. If there was a bit more partnership with Axar, it could’ve helped,” the batter rued the dearth of partnerships.
Pujara was the one batter among the many Indian staff who regarded barely comfy within the pitch and scored a gritty half century. Asked about how he managed that, Pujara stated that he was attempting to vary his technique.
“I’m learning a few more tricks, if there’s demand, I feel rather than playing too many dot balls, if you can take a few chances, you can get runs. Now I’m confident whenever it’s needed, I can play those shots,” the batter concluded.
Mar 2, 2023