India Vs Australia 2013 - 2nd Test Results

India Vs Australia 2013 - 2nd Test - Results,Review and Statistical highlights

After winning the First Cricket Test Match against Australia the Indian Cricket team had their confidence high and came out all guns blazing during the 2nd test match.Even though the Australian Cricket team won the toss and elected to bat they never had enough Runs on the board to challenge India.Especially after India made a huge first innings score of 503.

Full Statistical Highlights

In the first innings of Australian batting once again apart from Michael Clarke it was only Matthew Wade who looked good enough and both of them had a partnership of 145 runs.Michael Clarke and Matthew Wade made a score of  91 and 62 respectively.

Mahendra Singh DhoniBhuvneshwar Kumar bowled splendidly during the Australian first innings picking up three vital wickets of David Warner,Ed Cowan and Shane Watson.He was well supported by Harbhajan Singh and Ravindra Jadeja who picked up 2 and 3 wickets respectively.

The highlight of the Indian first innings was the 370 run partnership between Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara with both of them making a score of 167 and 204 respectively.There was a bit of stability shown by Virat Kholi and MS Dhoni who made 34 and 44 runs respectively but besides them no one could really stay on a  pitch which was spinning square by now.

Australian second innings should a bit of stability initally when David Warner and Ed Cowan added 56 runs for the first wicket and on the third day at stumps they were 74 for 2.All hell broke loose on the fourth day today and the Australians were bundled out for just 131 runs.

R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja did most of the damage picking up 5 and 3 wickets respectively and the way the Australians batted today it never really looked like they had a chance against the lethal Indian Spin attack.

Indians have now won the 2nd test match by an innings and 135 runs after winning the first test match which now gives them a lead of unassailable lead of 2-0 in the series with 2 test matches still left to go.

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