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The Australian Cricket Board prepared this mulag medal. It has a photo of the Australian team going on overseas tour for the first time in 1868.
The second match of the 4-Test series between India and Australia will be played in Melbourne from 26 December. This will be a boxing-day test. Cricket Australia (CA) has said that the player of the match will be given the mulag medal in this match.
The name is named after 152-year-old Australian captain Johnny Mulag. Mulag was the captain of the Australian team for the first time overseas tour in 1868. This was the team’s England tour.
Johnny Mulag took 257 wickets in 45 Tests and scored 1698 runs.
Mulag scored 1698 runs in 71 innings of 45 Tests. He also bowled over 1877. During this time 831 maiden overs were bowled. He took 257 wickets. Mulag also played a Boxing-Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in 1866.
Australia lead 1-0 in series
The first match of the series was played day-night in Adelaide. In this, Australia defeated India by 8 wickets to take a 1-0 lead in the series. In the second innings of this match, the Indian team had scored their lowest score of 36 runs in Test history.
Boxing-day Test is played from 26 December
The match that takes place every year from 26 to 30 December is called the Boxing Day Test. Boxing-day is actually a word made from ‘Christmas box’ (Christmas gift). Most countries have a holiday the next day after Christmas. It is also custom to gift Christmas box on this day.