AUS vs IND: Ravichandran Ashwin and Tim Paine had acquired right into a sledging match within the third Test.© AFP
With India registering a famous 2-1 series win over Australia at The Gabba on Tuesday, India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took to social media to have interaction in some banter with Australia captain Tim Paine, whereas thanking the hosts for some high-quality cricket throughout testing occasions. Tagging Tim Paine in his tweet, Ashwin stated: “Good evening from Gabba!! I am sorry I couldn’t play here but thanks for hosting us and playing some hard cricket during these tough times. We will remember this series forever! @tdpaine36 @CricketAus.” Ashwin missed out at The Gabba as he complained of again spasms on the final day of the third Test. The bowling all-rounder had displayed superb grit throughout the third Test at Sydney to assist India stroll away with a draw.
Good night from Gabba!! I’m sorry I could not play right here however thanks for internet hosting us and taking part in some exhausting cricket throughout these powerful occasions. We will keep in mind this collection ceaselessly! @tdpaine36 @CricketAus
— Ashwin (@ashwinravi99) January 19, 2021
Paine’s efforts to throw Ravichandran Ashwin off-guard failed terribly on the ultimate day of the third Test on the Sydney Cricket Ground because the off-spinner had the proper comeback in retailer.
Unable to take wickets, Australia skipper Paine was making an attempt his finest to distract Ashwin and he was caught on stump mic as saying: “Can’t wait for you to reach the Gabba, Ash.”
To this, Ashwin instantly responded: “Can’t wait for you to come to India as well, that would be your last series.”
On Tuesday, Australia’s fortress — The Gabba — was lastly breached. It took 32 years and two months, however the unthinkable was achieved as an injury-ravaged younger Indian staff beat Australia by three wickets in opposition to all odds within the ultimate Test to take the collection 2-1.
With critics pulling India down going into the collection, Ashwin additionally had a tweet for them. He posted a photograph of all of the feedback from the pundits on the left aspect and the photograph of the Indian staff with the trophy on the best aspect and wrote: “LHS ( not = ) RHS ! Yours happily India tour of OZ 2020/21 Humbled by all the love and support we have received over the last 4 weeks!”
The final time a visiting staff got here out triumphant from the Brisbane Cricket Ground was again in November 1988 when the mighty West Indian outfit underneath the management of Viv Richards thrashed Allan Border’s staff by 9 wickets. What makes the feat much more commendable is how the Indians fought a number of accidents and psychological fatigue – as a result of bio-bubble restrictions — to register a historic win.
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