Travis Head caught in Jadeja's trap
Ravindra Jadeja: Travis Head scored 163 runs in the first innings, due to which the Australian team was able to score 469 runs. In the first innings, Travis was out on the short ball. During the first innings, when Head was batting, the Indian team tried the strategy of throwing bouncers against him very late, due to which the batsman was successful in scoring a century. But in the second innings, understanding the weakness of the head, the Indian bowlers adopted the strategy of bouncer ball him with the first ball, on which the Kangaroo batsman appeared to be completely shaken. Although he did not get out on the head bounce or short ball in the second innings, he was definitely caught in the Indian strategy.
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Actually, Indian fast bowlers had showered short balls on Travis, due to which he was not able to score runs openly on these balls. In such a situation, the batsman tried to hit a big shot on the ball of spinner Jadeja (Ravindra Jadeja), but here Jadeja trapped him and showed the way to the pavilion, Travis Head scored 27 off 18 balls and was caught by bowler Jadeja himself. Earlier, Head had also scored a six against Jadeja.
In the last session of the third day, Jadeja was getting a lot of benefit from the pitch. Due to the formation of footprints on the pitch, Jadeja bowled continuously on the same line, due to which his balls started turning on the pitch. Which benefited Sir Jadeja. What happened was that due to not understanding Jadeja's spin, Head tried to hit the ball without thinking, but the ball hit his bat and went straight to the bowler. Bowler Jadeja easily caught the catch and showed Travis the way to the pavilion.
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Now on the fourth day of the Test match, it has to be seen what color Jadeja's spin shows. So far, Australia has achieved a lead of 296 runs over India. On the fourth day, Indian bowlers will try to catch Australia's wickets as soon as possible. Jadeja has now become the highest wicket-taker for India as a left-handed bowler in Test cricket. Apart from this, Jadeja has also achieved success in taking 500 wickets in international cricket. Jadeja is only the second batsman from India to score 500 wickets and 5000 runs in international cricket, kapil dev is at number one, who has scored 9031 runs in international cricket and has taken 687 wickets.
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