On Saturday, Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin each took five wickets to help India beat Australia by an innings and 132 runs at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur.
On Saturday, India defeated Australia by an innings and 132 runs at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur, thanks to five-wicket hauls from Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin. Jadeja, who returned to the team after a lengthy knee injury, took five wickets and scored a half-century in the first innings. In contrast, Ashwin took his 31st five-wicket haul as India bowled out Australia for 91 runs. India took a 1-0 lead in the four-match series with the victory.
After the game, Ashwin praised Jadeja for his all-round performance, saying he is “thankful” to have a bowling partner like the 34-year-old.
“Massive assistance is an understatement. He’s been in fantastic shape. He’s batted well, bowled well, and we don’t even have to talk about how well he moves in the field. He was an outstanding cricketer. I’m grateful to have a bowling partner like him, and Axar is no ordinary bowler either. We have a strong set of spinners and all of us who can bat “After the game, Ashwin stated.