IND vs OFF: On the fourth day between India and Australia (India vs Australia), Indian batsmen have batted carefully so far. At present, Virat Kohli and Srikar Bharat are frozen at the crease. Today only Ravindra Jadeja’s wicket fell. Shrikar Bharat is also batting brilliantly today.
Bharat hit a brilliant six
The Indian batsmen made a brilliant start to the day as Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja steadied the innings. Although Jadeja got out on the score of 28 runs. But after him, Shrikar Bharat, who came out to bat, also supported Virat Kohli well. Steve Smith put Nathan Lyon on the bowling to trap Bharat. But Bharat retaliated and hit a brilliant six by kneeling on Lion’s ball. Seeing which Steve Smith was surprised.
At the same time, Virat Kohli also looked happy after seeing this shot of Bharat. Virat Kohli is continuously guiding the Indian innings while guiding Shrikar Bharat. Virat Kohli is slowly moving towards his century today. Due to which Team India is moving towards big score.
— BCCI (@BCCI) March 12, 2023
Kohli-Bharat’s 50-run partnership
After the wicket of Ravindra Jadeja, the partnership of 50 runs between Virat Kohli and Shrikar Bharat has also been completed. Till lunch, Virat Kohli is currently unbeaten on 88 off 220 balls and Shrikar Bharat on 25 off 70 balls. At present, Team India is 118 runs behind Australia’s first innings.
India (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Srikar Bharat (WK), Ravindra Jadeja, Xer Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Umesh
Australia (Playing XI): Travis Head, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith (C), Peter Handscomb, Cameron Green, Alex Carey (WK), Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Todd Murphy, Matthew Kuhnemann