In the last Test of the 4-match series being played between India and Australia at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, Virat Kohli ended his century drought in red ball cricket.
Virat scored a century in Test format after waiting for 1205 days. On the fourth day of the match, Team India also made a unique record against Australia, which was still untouched in the 146-year history of Test cricket.
India has shared 50 or more runs for the first 5 wickets in this match. This is the first time in the history of Test cricket that a team has shared a partnership of 50 or more runs for the first 5 wickets against Australia.
In response to Australia’s 480 runs, captain Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill came out to open. Both added 74 runs for the first wicket. Rohit got out after scoring 35 runs. Cheteshwar Pujara, who came to bat at number three, shared a 113-run partnership with Gill for the second wicket. Pujara was dismissed by Todd Murphy after scoring 42 runs.
Virat Kohli came to the field to support Shubman Gill. Gill added 58 runs for the third wicket with Virat before being dismissed. Gill became the victim of Nathan Lyon by scoring 128 runs. After this, there was a 64-run partnership for the fourth wicket between Virat and Ravindra Jadeja. Kohli along with wicketkeeper batsman KS Bharat added 90 runs for the fifth wicket. By the time the news was written, India had scored 419 runs losing 5 wickets.