Ind vs Aus 4th Test Highlights: Kuldeep Yadav spins Ind in control despite Steven Smith’s ton

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Ind vs Aus 4th Test Highlights : “Chinaman” Kuldeep Yadav made an impressive debut for India, capturing 4 for 68 as the homeside bowled out Australia to 300 on Day 1 of the Ind vs Aus 4th Test for the Border Gavaskar Trophy 2017. This was in spite of a dominating third century of the Ind vs Aus Test Series 2017 from Australian Captain Steven Smith.

The 22-year-old Kuldeep Yadav was a surprise pick, replacing Indian Captain Virat Kohli who failed a fitness test ahead of the fourth and final Test match. After a poor session in the morning with Australia smashing 131 for 1 by lunch, team India bounced back courtesy of some magic bowling from Kuldeep Yadav according to the India vs Australia 4th Test highlights of Day 1.

Kuldeep Yadav edged out David Warner for 56, who at last managed to score a fifty in the Ind vs Aus Test Series 2017, with one that turned away and kicked up in the India vs Australia Dharamsala Test.

Kuldeep Yadav photo

Kuldeep Yadav

The chinaman spinner’s best ball of the day was to clean up Ranchi Test hero, Peter Handscomb for 8. The right-hander was induced into an expansive cover drive, and was bowled through the gate with the ball turning in sharply.

Ranchi Test centurion, Glenn Maxwell was also removed cheaply for 8, bamboozled by a googly that drifted in and turned away to hit his off stump as watched in the India vs Australia 4th Test highlights.

Kuldeep Yadav’s fourth wicket of the day in the India vs Australia Dharamsala Test 2017 came when he cut short a potentially dangerous cameo from fast bowler Pat Cummins for 21 with a return catch.

Australia slipped into trouble at 208 for 6 before wicket keeper batsman Matthew Wade’s fifty got them to a respectable total of 300. India, then safely saw through an over from Josh Hazlewood by stumps.

Earlier in the morning, Steven Smith played a dazzling knock of 111. With Steven Smith in the middle, David Warner also gained in confidence. As per the India vs Australia 4th Test highlights, the two Aussies had put on 134 runs for the second wicket before Kuldeep Yadav triggered a collapse.

Fast bowler Umesh Yadav contributed two key wickets, including the first scalp of Matt Renshaw, cleaning him up with a full length inswinger in the Ind vs Aus Dharamsala Test 2017. R Ashwin could only get a single wicket, but it was the most crucial one of the well-settled Steven Smith, who edged a straighter one to India’s Skipper for the Test, Ajinkya Rahane at slip. According to the India vs Australia 4th Test highlights Day 1, Ravindra Jadeja and Bhuvneshwar Kumar also chipped in with a wicket each.

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