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India defeat Australia in 1st test of Border-Gavaskar trophy 2018

Win Adelaide test by 31 runs

In the Adelaide Oval, India beat Australia by 31 runs. At the same time, Virat’s army has achieved a 1-0 lead in the four-match Border-Gavaskar Test series. India has won a Test match in Australia after 10 years.The last time India won the Perth Test against Australia in 2008. Talking about Adelaide Oval, India has won here after 15 years. India won the Test match in Adelaide for the last time in 2003. When Dravid gave a memorable victory to Team India with 4 wickets. This was India’s 12th Test overall in the Adelaide Oval.

On the Australian soil, India has won six Tests in 45 Tests. In this match the Aussies bowled India at 250 runs in the first innings. After this, the Indian bowlers also made Australia work for their runs restricting them to 235 in the first innings. India got a 15-run lead on the basis of the first innings. India’s second innings was reduced to 307 runs. They had a mini collapse at the end losing 4 wickets for as many runs. This gave Australia a glimmer of hope in the 4th innings. Australia got a target of 323 runs to win. Team India bowlers then bowled out Australia for 291 runs to give the team a memorable win.
Now the second Test of the series will be played in Perth from 14-18 December. In the victory of India, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammad Shami, Ishant Sharma and Jaspreet Bumrah have played an important role as well as batting of Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane. For India Ashwin, Bumrah and Shami took three wickets, while Ishant got a breakthrough. Cheteshwar Pujara, was the hero of India’s victory in the Adelaide Test. He scored 123 runs in the first innings of India’s innings, thanks to which the team scored a respectable score of 250 runs. Not only that, in the second innings of India, he played an important innings of 71 runs. Cheteshwar Pujara got the man of the match award for his performance.

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