Indore, Former Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar slammed Team India for their poor performance against Australia in the third match of the Border-Gavaskar Test series. After the Indore Test, Gavaskar said that ‘the pitch has taken over his mind’.
With this he added that ‘batsmen could not really do justice to their talent. If you go by the Indian wicket fall, you can say that the batsmen lost wickets by their own fault. He was playing some shots that seemed to predict in advance how the ball would go from the pitch.
Sunil Gavaskar also said that ‘Indian batsmen lacked self-confidence. Because, apart from Rohit Sharma, he did not score runs in the first two matches.
Rohit scored a brilliant century in Nagpur. When you have less runs in your account, there is some volatility in the batting. They could not reach the ball on the pitch. He let the pitch get the better of him. It was a pitch that in fact began to dominate his mind in the first innings itself. His impact was greater in the second innings.
Let it be said that in the very first ball, the Indian players could score only 109 and 163 runs in both the innings on the helpful pitch of the spinners. Australia won this match by nine wickets on the third day and qualified for the World Test Championship final. There is still one match left, which is to be played in Ahmedabad from March 9. Now all India’s hope rests on this Test.
If Team Ahmedabad wins the Test match, then there will be hope for them to reach the final of WTC. In this series of four matches, the Indian team defeated Australia by 132 runs in Nagpur. So the host team won by 6 wickets in Delhi Test.SS1MS