Kohli’s applause on Gill’s century: 8 matches, Virat’s Fifty after 14 months, Kishan folded hands; View Top Moments
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The third day of the fourth test between India and Australia was entirely in the name of India. Team India lost just 3 wickets in the day and scored 289 runs till the end of the day’s play. Shubman Gill was dismissed after scoring 128 runs, while Virat Kohli remained unbeaten with Ravindra Jadeja after scoring fifty.
Virat Kohli stood in the pavilion and applauded on Gill’s century. After 8 Tests, 15 innings and 14 months, Ishaan Kishan joined hands on Kohli’s Test century. We will know such top moments of the match in this news…
1. Gill’s first Test century at home
Team India’s opener Shubman Gill scored his first Test century at home. This is his second century in Test and fifth century in all three formats this year. He has scored 1-1 in Tests, T20 and 3 centuries in ODIs. Gill scored 128 runs in 235 balls and was LBW on Nathan Lyon’s ball.
As soon as Gill’s century was completed, Virat Kohli stood in the pavilion and applauded. When Kohli came to the crease after the dismissal of Cheteshwar Pujara, he once congratulated Gill. Gill himself celebrated the century in his trademark style. He accepted the audience’s greeting by bowing forward with one hand behind his waist.
Virat Kohli stood in the pavilion on Shubman Gill’s century and started clapping.
Gill celebrated the century in this style.
2. Smith confused about taking DRS
As soon as Virat Kohli came to bat in the Indian innings, Nathan Lyon was bowling in front of him. Lion bowled the last ball of the 63rd over to a good length on the off stump. Virat missed it, wicketkeeper Alex Carey, captain Steve Smith and Lion appealed for the catch. But, the umpire gave not out.
Smith discussed with Carey and Lyon about taking DRS, but both declined. Smith had prepared to take a review on this ball, but he was disappointed when fellow players refused.
Steve Smith was left disappointed when Alex Carey refused to take DRS.
3. Short run extended Kohli’s wait
Virat Kohli flicked the fourth ball of Nathan Lyon in the direction of square leg in the 93rd over. Kohli was on a personal score of 48 at this time and ran to take 2 runs. After completing the run, the umpire sent to the third umpire to check the short run.
In such a situation, Kohli had to wait to celebrate his fifty after 8 Tests, 15 innings and 14 months. It was seen in the replays that Kohli has completed 2 runs, it was not a short run.
This is how Kohli’s bat was inside the crease while checking the short run.
4. Ishaan joins hands on Kohli’s Fifty
After 2 years and 2 months in Test, happiness was seen on Kohli’s face as soon as Fifty was completed. The whole stadium echoed with slogans of Kohli-Kohli and applause started ringing in the stadium. After Fifty, Ishaan Kishan, sitting in the pavilion, pointed towards Kohli with folded hands.
This is how Ishaan Kishan folded hands after completing Kohli’s Fifty.
After completing Fifty, this is how happiness was seen on Kohli’s face.
5. Smith checked Kohli’s bat
Virat Kohli remained unbeaten on 59 runs in 128 balls. He will lead the Indian innings on the fourth day along with Ravindra Jadeja (16). During the drinks break during the innings, Kohli kept his bat on the ground. Then Australian captain Steve Smith was seen checking his bat.