IND v AUS: Ishant Sharma creates history on Day 2, Joins this special club of Kapil-Zaheer - CricketGalore

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IND v AUS: Ishant Sharma creates history on Day 2, Joins this special club of Kapil-Zaheer

On the 2nd day of the Adelaide Test, the Indian team was dismissed for 250 runs on first of the day and in reply, Australia played 88 overs and scored just 191 runs for the loss of 7 wickets and are still behind India by 59 runs.

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However, Australia's middle order batsmen Travis Head held one end and dragged his team from 89/4 to 191/7 and also scored an unbeaten half-century. While for India Ashwin picked 3 wickets for 50 runs, Ishant Sharma picked 2/31 and Bumrah got one wicket to his name.

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For, Ishant Sharma the 2nd day of the first test has become a memorable. This is when Ishant Sharma dismissed the Aussies captain Tim Paine for 5 runs and achieved a special milestone and also joined the club of many legendary players.

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Known for his accurate line and length, Ishant Sharma bowled an unbelievable delivery to dismiss Tim Paine. With this wicket, he has completed 50 wickets in tests against Australia and has joined the club of veteran bowlers who took 50 wickets in tests against the Kangaroo team.

Ishant Sharma joined this special club fast bowler:


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Ishant completed 50 wickets in his 23rd Test match and also becomes only the 3rd Indian fast bowler to pick 50 wickets in tests against Australia. Before him, Kapil Dev (79) and Zaheer Khan (61) have achieved this special feat.

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Ishant achieve this record when he picked his second wicket of the Innings, first he dismissed dangerous Aaron Finch for a duck in the first over and bowled Jaffa to send Australian captain Tim Paine to the pavilion for just 5 runs.

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