Ravichandran Ashwin was brilliant against Australia.© AFP
India caught Australia with a spin net in the first Test in Nagpur and won the match by an innings and 132 runs.senior spinner Ravi Chandran Ashwin Taken eight wickets in the game, including a five in the second innings. The hosts took a solid 223-point lead in Nagpur in the first innings before beating Australia by 91 in the extended second period to take a 1-0 lead in the four-match series. Steve Smith was left to survey the wreckage in the 25th as Ashwin took five wickets in the innings and eight in the match, sparking outright batting in one over collapse.
Before the game, there was a lot of discussion about the nature of the Nagpur stadium. Australian media even accused the pitch of possibly being tampered with to suit Indian spinners.Although there is no such evidence, Indian spinners Ashwin and ravindrajadyaThe whole game scored 7 wickets and hit Australia hard.
Former India opener after win Wasim Jaffer Take control of Australia in a unique way. He posted a video of an airport conveyor belt moving, with the words “Turning pitch” superimposed on it. He also tweeted: “In short congratulations to another fifer @ashwinravi99 #INDvAUS”
In short, congratulations to another fifer @ashwinravi99 #INDVAUS pic.twitter.com/Z6bF5zvDZJ
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) February 11, 2023
Ashwin unnerves opponents with his outspin on return Usman Khawaja (five), david warner (10) and Matt Renshaw (two).
Jadeja took five balls in the first innings and took two wickets, including Marnus Labuschagne — Australia’s first-innings-best 49 runs — 17 runs trapped by lbw.
But Ashwin dominated Australia’s batting in the afternoon, which was on India’s tail – including Aksa Patel (84) and Mohammad Shami (37) — scored big in the first quarter.
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