A special ward for Indian players has been opened at a hospital in Brisbane, Australia. Leading painkillers have sent a special envoy to the Indian camp. The Indian team management has written to the BCCI asking for more plaster. India will land in Brisbane tomorrow for the final Test of the series against Australia in the throes of injury as trolls fill social media. Team India, who came back from a humiliating series in Melbourne after heading to Adelaide, are thrilled to have a heroic draw in Sydney. The only concern: Will the injury weaken? The match will be telecast live on Sony channels from 5.30 am tomorrow.
In terms of the number of injured Indian players, there is one man for the game. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Ishant Sharma were injured before the tour of Australia. Pacer Mohammad Shami has been ruled out of the first Test with a hamstring injury. Umesh Yadav and KL Rahul were ruled out of the second Test due to injuries. Ravindra Jadeja and Hanuma Vihari, who were injured in the 3rd Test, will miss the final Test. The case of pacer Jaspreet Bumra is also in doubt. R Ashwin, Mayank Agarwal and Rishabh Pant were also injured.
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Rohit Sharma and Shubhman Gill will continue in the opening tomorrow. Cheteshwar Pujara was third and then captain Ajinkya Rahane. The problem is down. Not sure if Mayank can land instead of Vihari. Without Mayank, Prithviraj will win the lottery. It is possible to land the ball as a specialist batsman without keeping the wicket. All-rounder Washington Sunder, who stopped playing in the Nets, is likely to be replaced by Jadeja. Kuldeep Yadav may also get a chance. T. instead of Bumra. Natarajan or Shardul Thakur will arrive.
The last time India and Australia met in a Test match in Gabba was in 2014. Australia won by 4 wickets. Murali Vijay (144) and Ajinkya Rahane (81) put on 408 for the loss of wickets in the first innings. Australia reached 505 with Steve Smith (133) and Mitchell Johnson (88). Mitchell Johnson (4 wickets) smashed India in the 2nd innings; Out of 224. Australia won by 6 wickets on the 4th day.
Because IPL: Langer
Australia coach Justin Langer has blamed a number of Indian players for injuries sustained in the IPL. Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma were injured during the IPL. Rohit was able to play later. Nine Indian players were injured during the first three Tests. Australia’s David Warner was also sidelined with an injury. ‘It is doubtful whether the IPL was right before a big series against Australia. The IPL is good for finding new players. But if it is done in the wrong time, it can lead to injury, ”Langer said.
Gabba is the wicket-taker who supports both batsmen and bowlers. In the early days, the behavior of the pitch will be favorable to the batsmen. Batsmen are generally able to read the line and length of the pacers. However, as the game progresses, the pitch begins to benefit the pacers. The speed and bounce will not be caught by the batsmen. Spinners also sometimes get bounce. Facing leg-spinners will not be easy.
English Summary: India- Australia 4th test