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Shoaib Akhtar hailed India’s preventing spirit within the ongoing Test collection vs Australia.© Twitter

Former Pakistan fast-bowler Shoaib Akhtar hailed Team India’s preventing spirit within the ongoing Test collection towards Australia. India, regardless of shedding most of their first-choice gamers because of accidents, are nonetheless alive within the collection and preventing it out to retain the Border-Gavaskar trophy. India fielded an inexperienced bowling assault, handing debuts to Washington Sundar and T Natarajan within the ongoing fourth Test match in Brisbane. Shoaib Akhtar, in a video posted on his YouTube channel, was impressed with India preventing a full-strength Australian staff in their very own yard, taking part in with “kids”.


“This is the beauty of India that despite losing so many players, they are playing with those kids (Sundar, Natarajan, Shardul Thakur) who might have never dreamt of playing Test cricket in Australia in such a scenario,” the previous Pakistan pacer stated.

Shoaib Akhtar additional added that it could be the most important win in Indian cricket’s historical past in the event that they handle to edge previous Australia, with what he reckons is the customer’s B staff.

“With Jasprit Bumrah out, batsmen out and basically most of the team ruled out of final Test, the way this young has shown fight and stopped the onslaught from a full-strength Australian attack is commendable,” he added.

“Very inexperienced side against hell of fire (Australian team) but India is making sure to fight out this onslaught from the hosts. Impressed with the character of this team.”

As many as five Indian players were ruled out of the ongoing Test series Down Under.


India additionally missed the companies of their common skipper Virat Kohli, as he flew again to India after the primary Test.

India want both a win or a draw within the Gabba Test to retain the Border-Gavaskar trophy. 

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