It was once an action-packed opening day all through the primary Take a look at between Australia and India on the Adelaide Oval on Thursday.
After a sensational begin to the fit via the Aussie bowlers, Cheteshwar Pujara bailed India out with a shocking century. Whilst his magnificent 123 runs off 246 balls have been the spotlight of the sport, Ajinkya Rahane’s particular bat additionally stuck the eye of many lovers because the Indian vice-captain grew to become with a bat signed via the mythical Rahul Dravid.
Rahane and Dravid proportion a different bond having performed in combination for the Rajasthan Royals within the Indian Premier League (IPL). Rahane has steadily credited Dravid to have helped him fortify his batting method and make him a greater batsman.
“Highest needs, Rahul Dravid,” was once written on Rahane’s bat which he used all through India’s first innings in Adelaide.
“Highest Needs”, signed via Rahul Dravid at the again of Rahane’s bat #AUSvIND percent.twitter.com/eG2TmdbfsO
— 7 Cricket (@7Cricket) December 6, 2018
Alternatively, it didn’t transform a super day out for Rahane as he did not make an affect with the bat. He was once disregarded on 13 off 31 deliveries after taking part in a dreadful shot off Josh Hazlewood’s bowling to offer away a very simple catch to Peter Handscomb.