‘Inke muh par aise hi tamacha padna chahiye’ – Fans slam team India after losing 3rd Test against Australia by 9 wickets

Australia are now qualified for the final of the World Test Championship’s final after this win.

India vs Australia, 3rd Test
India vs Australia, 3rd Test (Image Source: Twitter)

Team India locked horns with Australia in the third Test of the ongoing Border-Gavaskar Trophy in Indore on 1 March 2023. After winning the first two matches easily, fans were hoping for another dominating performance from Rohit Sharma and his men. On the other hand, the Aussies were looking for a win to stay alive in the series.

As Pat Cummins went back to Australia for personal reasons, Steve Smith became the captain and came out for the toss with Rohit Sharma. However, Rohit won the toss and elected to bat first. He also confirmed that Shubman Gill and Umesh Yadav were included in the playing XI in place of KL Rahul and Mohammed Shami. 

Australia defeated India by nine wickets in the third Test in Indore

For India, the skipper Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill came out to open. But, the Indian bowlers were all over the place as they got bundled out for just 109 runs in 33.2 overs. Virat Kohli was the highest run-scorer as he scored 22 runs off 52 balls. Matthew Kunheman took five wickets along with Nathan Lyon’s three wickets. In reply, the Aussies scored 197 runs in 76.3 overs. Usman Khawaja scored 60 runs off 147 balls. For India, Ravindra Jadeja took four wickets while Ravichandran Ashwin and Umesh Yadav grabbed three wickets each.

So, Australia got a lead of 88 runs but in reply, the home side got bundled out for 163 runs in 60.3 overs. Nathan Lyon was teh star of the show as he took eight wickets for 64 runs in 23.3 overs. Thus, the visitors came out to chase own just 76 runs on day three. However, they managed to pull it off in just 18.5 overs and won the match by nine wickets. With this win, the series is now 2-1 in favor of India with one more match to go in Ahmedabad. However, Australia have now qualified for the final of the World Test Championship after this win. Lyon won the player of the match award for his outstanding bowling performance.

Here is how fans have reacted to the victory of Australia against India in the third Test in Indore:

Travis Head and Shreyas Iyer

‘Tabhi Delhi Me Barish Hone Ka Forecast Hai’ – Fans react to Shreyas Iyer’s ‘Ek leg Chandigarh mein aur ek leg Haryana mein’ sledging against Travis Head in Indore

India vs Australia, 3rd Test

‘Dekho mat, saha nahi jaega’ – Memes galore as Australia defeat India in 3rd Test by 9 wickets in Indore