India Vs Australia: Ravi Shastri blames Indian batters’ ‘complacency and overconfidence’ for Indore loss | Cricket Information – Occasions of India


NEW DELHI: Former India head coach Ravi Shastri on Friday blamed ‘complacency and overconfidence’ of Indian batters for the loss within the third Check of the four-match sequence in opposition to Australia in Indore.
After profitable the primary two Exams inside three days to retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, hosts India tasted their very own drugs on the Holkar Stadium. India suffered a nine-wicket loss to the guests in little over two days on a rank turner.
In keeping with Shastri, the Indian batters paid the worth for “complacency and overconfidence” and had been over-eager to dominate the Australian bowlers, on a wicket which provided sharp flip and uneven bounce from the primary morning.

“This is what a little complacency, a little bit of overconfidence can do where you take things for granted, you drop guard and this game will bring you down,” the previous India all-rounder instructed Star Sports activities.
“I think it was a combination of all these things when you actually cast your mind back to the first innings, see some of the shots played, see some of the over-eagerness to try and dominate in these conditions. You reflect back, take a step back or two to analyse.”
Opting to bat, India had misplaced seven wickets within the first session on day one, with left-arm spinner Matthew Kuhnemann claiming a maiden five-wicket haul, to be bundled out for a paltry 109.


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Australia posted 197 to take an 88-run lead after which returned to dismiss India for 163 within the second innings. The guests achieved the goal of 76 in 18.5 overs.
Former Australia opener Matthew Hayden too slammed the Indian batters, saying it seemed like they had been taking part in to avoid wasting their spots within the crew.
“Change of team too. KL Rahul dropped. Some of those things can be a bit destabilising, players playing for their spots and their opportunities can create a different mindset,” he stated.

The legendary Sunil Gavaskar additionally criticised the Indian batters for his or her below-par present within the third Check, saying the “pitch played on their minds”.
Hayden, nevertheless, was stuffed with reward for Australia opener Travis Head, who scored an unbeaten 49 to take guests dwelling.
“It’s incredible what happens when you show that attitude and intent. That adjustment in the mindset and within two overs (there are) 20 runs (and) bang. This was really, really good batting,” the 51-year-old stated.
“This can be said about Travis Head. He was left out of the first Test but came out with a fire in the belly from the second Test, something Australians are known for. Punching above our weight, despite the conditions.
“What a great participant Travis Head is. He’s changing into one of many actual forces in world cricket. A outstanding turnaround in momentum. Nice battle and so they have proven what they will do. Australia was knocked out in Delhi…like Lazarus, now they’ve emerged.”


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Former Australia captain Mark Taylor too was effusive in his praise for Head, who took the attack to the Indian bowlers.
“Australia needed to be a little bit bit proactive, however as we noticed within the second Check once they determined to reverse sweep and sweep all the pieces, being proactive does not imply being rash. It wanted somebody to push the button and say ‘I’ve bought to place the strain again on the bowler’,” Taylor was quoted as saying by Wide World of Sports.
“That was the second Travis Head thought, nicely I will go now, I will go try to eat into this deficit rapidly and put the strain on the bowler, and it labored brilliantly.”
Australia had come into the match lagging 0-2 after being completely outplayed in the first two Tests.
In the third Test, the visitors were without their regular skipper Pat Cummins, who had left for home to be with his ailing mother. In his absence, the team had to make a few changes. was led brilliantly by Steve Smith.
“On a really common pitch – and that is placing it properly – the Aussies did rather well. To lose the toss as nicely – they gained the toss within the first two and had the benefit, after which kind of misplaced it because the video games went on,” Taylor said.
“This match, that they had gamers out, captain gone, then to lose the toss on a raging turner and nonetheless win by 9 wickets, that is an amazing effort.”
The two teams will face off in the fourth and final Test in Ahmedabad beginning March 9.
(With inputs from PTI)


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