India’s acquire in Melbourne on Tuesday is a single of their most effective when it comes to fighting against adversities.
TOI lists 5 of India’s best Exam wins, the thought listed here being putting again right after remaining down and out:
Kolkata 2001, vs Australia (Capt Sourav Ganguly): India had missing the initial Exam in the series towards the ‘invincible’ Aussies and were being made to observe on. VVS Laxman’s 281 and Rahul Dravid‘s 180 throughout their 376-operate fifth-wicket partnership established up the 171-operate earn, Harbhajan Singh using the initially hat-trick by an Indian in Exams and 13 wickets in the method. The gain was a activity-changer for Indian cricket.
Brief scores: Australia 445 (Harbhajan 7-123) & 212 (Harbhajan 6-73). India 171 & 657/7 (Laxman 281, Dravid 180). India won by 171 operates
The Oval, London 1971 vs England (Capt Ajit Wadekar): India hadn’t gained a Examination in England in advance of that and they conceded a 71-operate 1st innings lead. Leggie BS Chandrasekhar’s magical 6-38 in the next innings set up 1 of India’s most iconic Check wins and a series earn in England.
Brief scores: England 355 & 101 (Chandrasekhar 6-38). India 284 and 174-6 (Wadekar 45, Sardesai 40, Viswanath 33). India received by 4 wkts.
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, 1976 vs West Indies (Capt BS Bedi): A 406-operate chase in the fourth innings was a environment document which stood for 27 a long time. Gavaskar (102), Amarnath (85) and Viswanath (112) were being the architects of the acquire. These kinds of was the affect that West Indies captain Lloyd missing faith in his spin bowlers.
Short scores: WI 359 & 271/6 decl. India 228 & 406/4 (Gavaskar 102, Amarnath 85, Viswanath 112). India won by 6 wkts
MCG vs Australia, 1981 (Capt Sunil Gavaskar): Dennis Lillee & Co have been all around India in the series and Gavaskar was so offended after getting wrongly given out leg-ahead of off Lillee and as a result abused by the Aussies that he staged a walkout. Improved sense prevailed and India ongoing. An wounded Kapil Dev (5-28) bowled an encouraged spell to bundle out the Aussies for 83 in the next innings as they chased 142 for victory. Viswanath’s 114 in the first innings was also vital.
Short scores: India 237 (GR Viswanath 114 D Lillee 4/65) & 324 (C Chauhan 85 Gavaskar 70 D Lillee 4/104). Australia 419 (A Border 124) & 83 (Kapil 5/28). India gained by 59 operates.
Perth 2008 vs Australia (Capt Anil Kumble): Coming correct right after the Monkeygate scandal and a shattering decline in the Sydney Test, the initially-at any time WACA gain was a big morale-booster for India. There have been a great deal of highlights. But young Ishant Sharma‘s spell in Australia’s next innings when he removed Ricky Ponting immediately after tormenting him for 50 percent an hour was suitable up there.
Temporary scores: India 330 (Dravid 93) & 294 (Laxman 79). Australia 212 (Symonds 66 RP Singh 4/68) & 340 (Clarke 81). India received by 72 runs.