Image Source : PTI File picture of Virender Sehwag.
Former India opener Virender Sehwag on Sunday lauded the braveness proven by the Ajinkya Rahane-led aspect within the fourth and remaining Test in opposition to Australia.
On Day Three of the Brisbane Test, Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur scored their maiden Test half centuries to maintain India within the recreation at The Gabba. Both shared a 123-run partnership for the seventh wicket earlier than Thakur acquired out after scoring priceless 67 runs with the assistance of 9 fours and two sixes.
"Gabba the Dhaba for these two guys. If there is one word to describe the courage of this Indian team, it's Dabanng. So daring and brave," Sehwag stated in an Instagram submit.
Former India batsman VVS Laxman additionally praised the courageous effort of the 2 younger batsman and tweeted: "Congrats Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur on your maiden Test '50s. Loved the fight, technique and will power you both exhibited."
"Also, a good example for young bowlers to work on their batting as you never know when your contribution with the bat will help the team," he added.
The partnership between Sundar and Thakur was the best seventh-wicket partnership for India at The Gabba. Kapil Dev and Manoj Prabhakar had earlier held the document after they stitched collectively a 58-run stand for the seventh wicket in 1991.
The Indian staff, marred by quite a few accidents on the continuing tour, had earlier displayed large grit and resilience as after being bowled out within the first Test in Adelaide (together with a 36 all out), they got here again strongly to register a win within the second match in Melbourne.
And in Sydney, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant, Hanuma Vihari and Ravichandran Ashwin helped the staff safe one of the memorable attracts of Indian cricket to maintain the continuing sequence leveled at 1-1.