2014 Adelaide Test an important milestone for Team India: Virat Kohli | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: India skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday went down reminiscence lane and recalled the Adelaide Test throughout India’s tour of Australia in 2014 which in keeping with him will all the time stay as an important milestone for the staff.
In the primary Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy performed from December 9-13, Team India gave a troublesome struggle to Michael Clarke and his staff. However, they weren’t in a position to cross the road regardless of Kohli scoring twin centuries in each the innings of the Test match.
“Throwback to this very special and important Test in our journey as the Test team that we are today. Adelaide 2014 was a game filled with emotion on both sides and an amazing one for people to watch too,” Kohli stated in a tweet together with a photograph from the sport.
“Although we did not cross the road being so shut, it taught us that something is feasible if we put our thoughts to it as a result of we dedicated to doing one thing which appeared very troublesome to start with however virtually pulled it off. All of us dedicated to it.
“This will all the time stay a really important milestone in our journey as a Test aspect,” he added.

Australia had scored a mammoth 517/7 declared of their first innings, using on centuries from David Warner, Clarke and Steve Smith. India replied strongly and scored 444, with Kohli contributing with 115.
In their second innings, the hosts declared for 290/5, setting a 364-run goal for Team India.
Kohli as soon as once more scored an excellent ton (141) and Murali Vijay additionally contributed with precious 99. However, their efforts did not show to be sufficient as India misplaced the match by 48 runs, bundling out for 315.
Off-spinner Nathan Lyon was declared Man of the Match as he performed an important position in Australia’s win by scalping a complete of 12 wickets.
India misplaced the four-match collection 0-2. However, in 2018/19, below Kohli, India turned the primary Asian staff to register a Test collection win Down Under, defeating Tim Paine‘s males 2-1 within the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.

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