By Vinod Kumar
After a disastrous tour in Australia, Indian cricket team made a come back by winning the Hyderabad test with innings and 135 runs in less than three and half days. They are leading the four test match series2-0.
Cheteswar Pujara was awarded man of the match for his splendid double hundred and creating record partnership with Murali Vijay, who scored second century in his career.
In the bowling department, Ravi Chandran Ashwin once again made a five-wicket haul and leading from front with Ravinder Jadeja, who also strikes with three crucial wickets.
“At the end of the day it’s the whole team that wins,” said Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who passed the record of 21 Test wins as India captain which he shared with Sourav Ganguly at the presentation ceremony. “It’s a collective effort and credit goes to each and every individual who’s been part of the side.”
The Australian batsman queued one after the other in just two and half hours of today’s play. Tumble started with the wicket of Shane Watson, with a normal leg stump delivery by Ishant Sharma and caught behind stumps by skipper Dhoni.
Jadeja brought the game completely into the team India hands with an outstanding delivery to dismiss inform skipper Michael Clarke.The direct throw by Jadeja for run-out, which costs the wicket of Moises Henriques for an unnecessary run turned out to be the highlight of this session.
To complete the job for team India, Ashwin attacked with his carom ball deliveries, quickly picked up the wickets of lower order batsman.
Team for the third test match, which will be started on 14th march in Mohali with a long break of ten days and for the final test match, will be announced soon after selectors meeting in this week.
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