new Delhi: In the ongoing Boxing Day Test against Australia, Team India has put the hosts on the back foot. Acting captain Ajinkya Rahane (Ajinkya Rahane) hit an unbeaten 104 runs on the second day, on which the team India can take away the match from Australia.
If India has won any match on this ground, if we look at those figures, then the victory of the Indian team in this match is confirmed.
Rahane’s century will win
Team India has played the 14th Test match so far on Melbourne ground. In which she has managed to win just three matches. There is a special thing in all this, Indian batsmen had scored centuries in all three Test matches. In 1977, when India won the first Test in Melbourne, captain Sunil Gavaskar played a century of 118 runs.
For the second time in 1980, Team India had won this ground, after Gundappa Vishwanath scored 114 runs in that match. Apart from this, Cheteshwar Pujara played a century of 106 runs during the match India won in Melbourne on the tour of 2018-19.
This time, Kamal Rahane (Ajinkya Rahane) has shown it.
Team India on the way to victory
India has taken an 82-run lead by scoring 277 runs for five wickets on the second day. In which Rahane is batting on 104 and Jadeja on 40 runs. An unbeaten 104-run partnership for the sixth wicket between the two can prove to be a ‘game changer’.
Great cricketer Sachin Tendulkar also feels that this century can snatch the match from the Kangaroos. He tweeted, ‘Ajinkya Rahane and Ravindra Jadeja have played a very important partnership, which can take away the match from Australia. Ajinkya Rahane played a brilliant innings, which not only looked strong in his defense, but he was also trying to put an aggressive shot. He maintained a good rhythm ‘.