Virat Kohli Reacts After KS Bharat Hits Usman Khawaja With His Throw. Watch
Australia opener Usman Khawaja on Thursday struck his first Test century in India because the vacationers dominated the opening day of the continued fourth match and ultimate Test match of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Australia reached 255 for 4 at stumps after they gained the toss and elected to bat of their bid to sq. the collection on the world’s largest cricket stadium in Ahmedabad. While Khawaja was the centre of consideration for his sensational century, one other incident involving KS Bharat and Virat Kohli additionally put him within the information.
On the second ball of the 71st over, Khawaja ducked a bouncer supply bowled by Mohammed Shami. KS Bharat collected the ball behind the stumps after which threw it in the direction of the bowler, however the ball met Khawaja in between and struck the participant on his physique.
Fielding at slips throughout that second, Virat Kohli regarded somewhat irritated at Bharat for his motion and the wicketkeeper shortly went to the Australian batter to apologise for his mistake. In the video, the precise second will be seen at 1 min, 20 seconds.
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After a protracted grind, Khawaja was batting on 104 alongside Cameron Green, on 49, on the shut of play because the pair put collectively an attacking stand of 85.
The left-handed Khawaja placed on key stands together with a 79-run third-wicket partnership with skipper Steve Smith, who made 38, at hand Australia a powerful begin.
The Pakistan-born Khawaja jumped up in pleasure after he raised the second hundred of a low-scoring collection with a boundary within the ultimate over of the day.
“A lot of emotion in that. I have been to India two tours before this and carried the drinks for eight Test matches, so it was a long journey to finally hit a hundred in India,” Khawaja advised broadcaster Star Sports.
“As an Australian, that’s what you want to tick off, so it’s very special.”
(With AFP Inputs)
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