Impressive Umesh stuns Australia.Aditya DhanrajRewrite this paragraph, India started Day 2 of the third Test between India and Australia on the back foot as Peter Handscomb and Cameron Green handled the Indian bowlers really well. Both the batters added 40 runs for the fifth wicket and looked on course to propel Australia over 200.
However, R Ashwin spoiled their plans as he trapped Handscomb with a beautiful loopy delivery. The veteran off-spinner got Handscomb caught at forward short leg as Shreyas Iyer grabbed a sharp catch. But it was Umesh Yadav who impressed on the morning with his control and pace.
After Ashwin trapped Handscomb, Yadav took no time in sending back Cameron Green. The pacer trapped the Australian all-rounder LBW with a beautiful incoming delivery. In his next over, Yadav bettered himself and bowled an absolute jaffa to stun Mitchell Starc.
As the Australian was new to the crease, Umesh dished out a length delivery from the wide of the crease. Starc played for the angle but the ball straightened up a bit and went past the batter’s outside edge to hit the off-stump and send it flying. India found themselves on the defensive at the start of Day 2 in the third Test against Australia, as Peter Handscomb and Cameron Green expertly handled the Indian bowlers, adding 40 runs for the fifth wicket.
However, R Ashwin halted their progress with a beautifully executed delivery that trapped Handscomb, resulting in a sharp catch by Shreyas Iyer at forward short leg. Despite this setback, it was Umesh Yadav who truly shone in the morning, demonstrating impressive control and pace.
Following Ashwin’s dismissal, Yadav quickly dispatched Cameron Green with a superb incoming delivery that led to an LBW. In his next over, he outdid himself, delivering a remarkable ball that left Mitchell Starc completely stunned.
Yadav’s length delivery from the wide crease straightened up, catching Starc off-guard and sending the ball flying to hit the off-stump. This impressive performance by Yadav gave India the upper hand as they sought to regain control of the match.