In the India tour of Australia, the Men in Blue will play the first Test match of the bilateral series on December 17 at Adelaide. It will be a Day-Night Test match played with the pink ball, the match will commence at 9:30 AM IST. To get used to the pink ball in the Aussie conditions, team India is playing a practice match against Australia ‘A’.
With no big names in the Australia ‘A’ line up, the Indian team still struggled to score 200 runs at the end of their innings. It was the number 10 batsman, Jasprit Bumrah who saved the day for India with his emphatic half-century in foreign conditions. He scored 55 unbeaten off 57 balls as the visitor’s innings bundled out on 194.
Prithvi Shaw scored 40 off 29 balls with eight fours which started the innings on a high note after Mayank Agarwal’s early dismissal. Leaving Shubhman Gill’s contribution of 43 with the bat there wasn’t any significant effort from the middle order. Bumrah and Mohammed Siraj built a partnership of 71 runs for the 10th wicket which got the Men in Blue to a respectable total in the practice. Twitter applauded Bumrah’s effort with the bat, let’s have a look at the best tweets: