The 4-Test Border-Gavaskar Trophy being played between India and Australia is being played in Brisbane. In the match, two players Washington Sundar and T Natarajan made their debut for India. Actually, the leading bowlers of the team Ravichandran Ashwin and Jasprit Bumrah have not been due to injury.
Apart from this, Hanuma Vihari and Ravindra Jadeja are also not playing due to injury, instead, Mayank Agarwal and Shardul Thakur have also succeeded in playing in the playing XI.
In the fourth Test, host Australia won the toss and decided to bat first. During this time, Navdeep Saini’s name has also been added to the list of injured players. Navdeep Saini had a hamstring injury while bowling in Gaba. Due to which a bowling of 7.5 overs returned to the dressing room and did not return.
BCCI Updates On Injury
— BCCI (@BCCI) January 15, 2021
Everyone is upset with India’s growing list of injured players, meanwhile, Navdeep Saini has also been injured. Meanwhile, the BCCI has given an update on Saini’s injury from her official Twitter account.
BCCI Said By Tweet,
“Navdeep Saini has complained of pain in his back. He is currently being monitored by the BCCI medical team. “
Australia In A Strong Position
In the match, Australia decided to bat first, although, in the very first over, Mohammad Siraj sent David Warner (1) to the returning pavilion. After this, his fellow player Marcus Harris also did not stay long and returned after scoring 5 runs.
This was followed by a fifties partnership between Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschen. Meanwhile, Washington Sundar dismissed Smith for a personal score of 36 runs. After falling 3 wickets at 87, there was an unbeaten half-century between Matthew Wade and Labushen. Australia has scored 155/3 till tea time, while Labushen is at the crease by scoring 74 and Wade 27. For India, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, and Mohammad Siraj took a 1-1 wicket.
— ICC (@ICC) January 15, 2021