It rained in Visakhapatnam and Smith knew how to take advantage of the overcast conditions. He caught Mitchell Starc in the first over and on the third ball itself, the left-arm pacer dismissed Gill on his fast ball. Like the previous match, Gill was caught by Marnus Labushen at some backward points. Gill faced two balls, while could not open the account.
Second wicket: Edge of Rohit’s bat and Smith caught Dhansu
In the 5th over, Stark dismissed captain Rohit Sharma. Captain Rohit Sharma wanted to remove the ball at 142.8kph over the slips and missed. The ball took the edge of the bat and reached the first slip where the stationed Steve Smith took an amazing catch and Rohit Sharma went on to score 13 runs on the basis of 2 fours.
Third wicket: Suryakumar Yadav out on the very next ball
Suryakumar Yadav, who was LBW in the last match, disappointed even today. After Rohit’s dismissal, he was caught in front of the stumps on the very next ball. After this he was given out by the umpire and had to return to the pavilion. In the last match too, Stark took two wickets in two balls. In that one wicket was of Suryakumar Yadav.
Fourth wicket: LBW to KL Rahul too
Stark did LBW to KL Rahul on the fourth ball of the 9th hour. Here Rahul definitely took DRS after talking with Virat Kohli, but it did not work out. He had to be dismissed on a personal score of 9 runs. In this way India’s score became 4 wickets for 48 runs.
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