Line Gavaskar Prize: Cameron Green, Usman Khawaja record second most noteworthy Test association for Australia in India

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Green and Khawaja put on 208 runs for the fifth wicket
Green and Khawaja turned into the fourth Australian Test pair with a 200-run stand
R Ashwin eliminated Green to break the association

By Sabyasachi Chowdhury: Cameron Green and Usman Khawaja, on Friday, Walk 10, kept the second-most noteworthy association for Australia in Tests on Indian soil. The couple put on 208 runs for the fifth wicket in the fourth and last Trial of the continuous Line Gavaskar Prize at the Narendra Modi Arena in Ahmedabad.

Green and Khawaja got together in the third meeting of the first day of the season’s play and carried on until the second meeting of Day 2. They took Australia from 170 for four to 378. The record for the most noteworthy organization by an Australian pair is held by Allan Line and Kim Hughes.

Back in September 1979, Line and Hughes put on 222 runs for the third wicket in the primary innings of a Test match at the Madras Cricket Club Ground, Chepauk in Madras. While Boundary was abandoned 162, Hughes proceeded to score 100 preceding being excused by Dilip Doshi.

Green and Khawaja likewise turned into the fourth Australian pair to set up an organization more than 200 on Indian soil in Test cricket. Generally speaking, they turned into the 30th Test pair to pile up a twofold century stand in India.

Ravi Ashwin broke the association subsequent to getting Green captured down the leg side. Green went for a breadth shot and KS Bharat took a sharp catch. Green got out in the wake of scoring 114 runs off 170 balls with the assistance of 18 fours.

Ashwin didn’t stop there and got the wickets of Alex Carey and Mitchell Starc in beautiful fast progression. In the wake of going wicketless in the main meeting of the subsequent day’s play, the hosts got back in the game through Ashwin’s fast strikes.

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