India’s batting struggled against the Australian spin duo of Matthew Kuhnemann and Nathan Lyon, although Virat Kohli and Shubman Gill managed to score the most runs for the team. Interestingly, senior bowler Umesh Yadav played a noteworthy cameo towards the end of India’s innings, scoring 17 runs off just 13 deliveries to bring the innings to a close.
In the 3rd Test match between India and Australia at Indore, Dinesh Karthik, the experienced Indian wicketkeeper-batsman, earned the nickname ‘Nostradamus’ after he accurately predicted Umesh Yadav’s next move during live commentary.
Although Australia managed to outshine India’s strong batting lineup, the experienced fast bowler Umesh Yadav made a notable impact with the bat, engaging in an enthralling battle with spinner Nathan Lyon on the first day of the match at the Holkar Cricket Stadium.
During the 3rd Test match in Indore, Dinesh Karthik was commentating while Umesh Yadav was at the crease for a brief yet exhilarating period. Karthik made an accurate prediction that the Indian batsman would hit a six off spinner Nathan Lyon. Karthik confidently declared, “I believe he’s going to hit a six… It’s either six or out,” just before the delivery.
Umesh Yadav lived up to Karthik’s prophecy by smashing a powerful slog-sweep over the midwicket boundary for a six, much to the fans’ delight. He followed it up with another six off Todd Murphy, propelling India to 106-8 in 31 overs. Karthik shared a video of this unforgettable moment on Twitter, which promptly went viral. In his tweet, he wrote, “I absolutely loved this moment… Hahah #prediction.”