Ahmedabad: The fourth Test cricket match played between India and Australia at the Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad was a draw. Along with this, the Indian team has won the four-test Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2-1. Apart from this, in the first Test match played in Christchurch, New Zealand defeated Sri Lanka on the last ball. Because of this, Team India has also reached the final of the World Test Championship. In the fourth Test, acting captain Steve Smith won the toss and scored 480 runs in the first innings before batting first. In response, the Indian team scored 571 runs. In the second innings, Australia scored 175 runs for two wickets. Then the result of the match could not be reached and both the teams decided to draw the test.
India’s star batsman Virat Kohli scored his first Test century after 2019 in this match. Kohli played a fantastic innings of 186 runs with the help of 15 fours after facing 364 balls in the first innings. Which was his 75th century in international cricket. Kohli was declared the player of the match for his innings. In this match, Australia’s opener Usman Khawaja also played a brilliant innings of 180 runs in the first innings. While the young opener Shubman Gill has also strengthened his claim in the team by playing an innings of 128 runs for India.
India’s two star spinners Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin, who created a stir in this series, were jointly declared Man of the Series. Ashwin took 25 wickets in four matches. While Ravindra Jadeja took 22 wickets in four matches. Seven wickets for 42 runs was Jadeja’s best innings performance. While six wickets for 91 runs was Ashwin’s best innings performance. Apart from this, Australia’s experienced spinner Nathan Lyon also took 22 wickets in four matches. While Todd Murphy took 14 wickets. A four test match series was played between India and Australia in which the first three matches were concluded in just three days. In which spinners dominated. The first Test was played in Nagpur. In which India won by an innings and 132 runs. In this Test, Australia scored 177 runs in the first innings and 91 runs in the second innings. When India scored 400 runs in the first innings. The second Test match was played in Delhi in which Team India won by six wickets. Australia scored 263 runs in the first innings and 113 runs in the second innings. While India scored 262 runs in the first innings and 118 runs for four wickets in the second innings. After losing the first two Tests, Australia struck back in the third Test played in Indore and won this Test by nine wickets. India were bowled out for 109 runs in the first innings while the second innings ended in 163 runs. Australia scored 197 runs in the first innings while in the second innings they scored 78 runs for one wicket. While the fourth and final Test match played in Ahmedabad was a draw.