After eliminating opener David Warner (1) early, Siraj – who was respiratory fireplace – continued banging quick ones and first hit Labuschagne on his finger, leaving him bruised within the tenth over of Australia‘s second innings. However what adopted up on the following supply was unthinkable.
Siraj unleashed a sooner one which jagged again in late and burst previous the within edge, hanging Labuschagne excessive on the physique across the thigh area and forcing him down onto the pitch.
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By the way, Siraj additionally put an finish to Labuschagne’s energy nap by dismissing Warner early within the innings as he was having a sound sleep which ended abruptly to get onto the sector.
Earlier, Ajinkya Rahane (89) and Shardul Thakur (51) saved India within the recreation with a rearguard 109-run stand however Australia nonetheless managed to take an enormous 173-run lead on the third day of the WTC last.
Having reached 260 for six at lunch, India may solely 36 runs within the afternoon session to finish with 296 all out in 69.4 overs.