India defeated Australia on Day 5 of the third test match played in Melbourne.With the start of the day, India just needed 2 wickets to win the match. The job was done by Jasprit Bumrah and Ishant Sharma each picking up 1 wicket on day 5 to help India win the match. India won the match by 137 runs and it was a completely dominated performance by them. They were very much better in all the three departments of the game i.e batting,bowling and fielding.
Bumrah: The key factor for India’s win
Jasprit Bumrah was the hero for India taking 9 wickets in the match. Cheteshwar Pujara had hit a brilliant century in the first innings but failed to even open his account in the second innings.The debutant Mayank Agarwal was impressive in both the innings scoring 76 runs in the first and 42 in the second. It was a great match for him.
With this win India have successfully retained the Border-Gavaskar Trophy and have taken a 2-1 lead in the series. India will get more confidence with this win and they would look to win the series by 3-1. Even a draw in the Sydney Test would ensure the series win for India.