AUS vs IND: Ajinkya Rahane’s Gesture For Ravindra Jadeja Draws Praise On Social Media

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Ajinkya Rahane, India’s most profitable batsman within the first innings of the second Take a look at towards Australia, went for a fast single and misplaced his wicket within the course of whereas making an attempt to get Ravindra Jadeja to a half-century. Within the a hundredth over of India’s first innings, Jadeja, batting on 49, pushed a supply from Nathan Lyon in the direction of brief cowl for a fast single. Nonetheless, Marnus Labuschagne sprinted in the direction of the ball and pulled off an correct throw to wicket-keeper Tim Paine, who whipped off the bails whereas Rahane was solely inches in need of his floor. 


Rahane’s gesture after being dismissed, although, drew applause on social media. The Indian captain appeared to reassure Jadeja and ask his teammate to hold on after their game-changing 121-run partnership got here to an finish. 

The Indian captain was run out for a well-made 112 with India main by greater than 100 runs on the time of his dismissal. 

Jadeja ultimately received to his fifty earlier than being caught within the deep by Pat Cummins off Mitchell Starc. 

India, who had completed the second day on 277 for five, folded for 326 on the third morning of the Take a look at, main Australia by 131 runs within the first innings.

Jadeja was dismissed for 57 later within the innings as India misplaced 5 for 49 within the first session.

Earlier on Day Two, Rahane introduced up his eleventh Take a look at hundred and first as captain, after India dismissed Australia for 195 on the primary day.


India want to stage the sequence in Melbourne after they misplaced the primary Take a look at in Adelaide by eight wickets.

India had been restricted to their lowest-ever Take a look at whole of 36 for 9 within the second innings of the primary Take a look at after having lead Australia within the first innings.

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