June 15, 2024

Australia’s dominant batting display against India in the fourth and final Test match in Ahmedabad has grabbed headlines worldwide. The visiting team won the toss and elected to bat first, with Khawaja and Head opening the innings for Australia.

Khawaja was the standout performer for the Aussies, displaying exceptional skill and composure at the crease. He batted for over 7 hours and scored a brilliant unbeaten century, marking his 14th Test hundred. Khawaja’s partnership with Green also played a crucial role in taking Australia’s score to a respectable total of 255 runs.

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Despite losing wickets at regular intervals, Australia’s batsmen managed to hold their own against a potent Indian bowling attack. Smith, who had been struggling to find form in the series, showed glimpses of his brilliance with a gritty knock of 38 runs.

India’s Mohammed Shami was the pick of the bowlers, claiming two crucial wickets, while Ashwin and Jadeja chipped in with one wicket each. However, their efforts were not enough to stop Australia’s batsmen from putting up a formidable total.

The series has been closely contested so far, with India leading 2-1. Australia’s win in the final Test match would ensure that they share the spoils, while India needs to win to book their spot in the final of the ICC World Test Championship 2023.

The ongoing battle between two of the world’s top cricket teams has been a treat for fans, with both sides displaying exceptional skill and resilience on the field. As the final match of the series approaches, the stakes are high, and all eyes will be on India to see if they can maintain their lead and secure a spot in the final.

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