Adelaide: Former cricketer Ricky Ponting said Australian batsmen underestimated Indian veteran Ravichandran Ashwin and his aggressive stance against the bowler shattered the team’s stick in the opening innings.
The 34-year-old bowler took 4 wickets while showing off his talent, including showing the way to the flag for veteran Steve Smith. On the second day of this day-night test, the Australian team was ready for 191 races.
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Ricky Ponting said, “Our batsmen looked too aggressive against Ashwin. He underestimated Ashwin but Ashwin showed how brilliant he was.
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The former veteran batsman, who worked with Ashwin as coach of the Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League (IPL), said: “He was trying to score against Ravichandran Ashwin but it was the opposite.” Faded away.
Ashwin took 4 wickets for 55 points in 18 overs in the opening innings, which gave the Indian team a 53-point lead in the opening innings. India scored 9 points for a wicket in the second innings to the stumps, taking their lead to 62 points.