Brisbane: Shardul Thakur and Washington Sundar played a century partnership playing in difficult conditions at the Gaba International Stadium. Shardul and Sundar, who had scored the first half-century of their careers, started playing when India lost their sixth wicket at a total of 186 runs just after lunch on the third day. Australia had scored 369 runs in their first innings and in this context, India looked badly behind.
Shardul and beautiful dominated Gabba’s ground
But then Shardul Thakur (Shardul Thakur) And washington beautiful (Washington Sundar) There was a partnership of 123 runs in 217 balls between India and these two young players got India out of trouble.
With this, both broke the 30-year-old record on this ground of Brisbane. Legendary players Kapil Dev and Manoj Prabhakar had added 58 runs for the seventh wicket at the Gabba ground 30 years ago. Right now Shardul (Shardul Thakur) And washington (Washington Sundar) In the name of Brisbane, the record for making the largest Indian partnership for the seventh wicket has been recorded at this ground.
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Both of them became the fourth Indian to score a century partnership for the seventh wicket in Australia. This is the first century partnership for India for the seventh wicket since January 2019. With this, Rishabh Pant and Ravindra Jadeja added 204 runs in Sydney in 2018-19.
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The next record of century partnership for seventh wicket in Australia is quite old. Vijay Hazare and Hemu Adhikari added 132 runs in Adelaide in 1947-48 when the Indian team went to Australia for the first time on a foreign tour.
Apart from this, in the 1991–92 series, Mohammad Azharuddin and Manoj Prabhakar shared 101 runs for the seventh wicket.