Saturday, 25 February 2017

Cricket : Steve O'Keefe shines as Australia won a Test Match by huge 333 runs Margin , Indian Team was not able to reach 150 marks in both innings.

               Steve O'keefe's shines against India In First Test Match Takes 12 wickets in a Match                        

Steve O'Keefe took 12 wickets in a match. (Man OF the Match).

                Riding on Steve O'Keefe's superb performance with the ball, Australia defeated India by a huge margin of 333 runs to take 1-0 lead in the four-match Test series.

Australia vsInida
260/101st Innings105/10
285/872nd Innings107/10

                 O'Keefe got 12 wickets in a match , this was Australia's first win since 2004. Australia won their last game in 2004 since then in 2008 they lost 2 and drew 2 , in 2010 they lost 2-0 and in 2013 they whitewashed by India 4-0.

                  But Australia stood firm and delivered a win that will be remembered for ages. On a pitch where they were given no chance, the two Steves in the team, Smith and O'Keefe, turned in performances of the highest quality to dump India to their first defeat since August 2015, and first at home since December 2012, inside three days.

Australia ScoreFirst InningIndiaScore
Batsman RunBatsmanRun
Matt Renshaw68Murali Vijay10
David Warner38Lokesh Rahul64
Steven Smith 27Cheteshwar Pujara6
Shaun Marsh16Virat Kohli©0
Peter Handscomb22Ajinkya Rahane13
Mitchell Marsh4Ravichandran Ashwin1
Mathew Wade8Wriddhiman Saha0
Mitchell Starc61Ravindra Jadeja2
Steve O'Keefe0Jayant Yadav2
Nathan Lyon0Umesh Yadav4
Josh Hazlewood1Ishant Sharma2
Extra 15Extra1
Inidan BolwerWicketsAustralian BowlerWickets
Ishant Sharma0Mitchell Starc2
Ravichandra Ashwin3Nathan Lyon1
Umesh Yadav4Steve O'Keefe6
Ravindra Jadeja2Josh Hazlewood1
Jayant Yadav1

                    In the first inning only three players of  India able to reach 2 figure marks. While Matt Renshaw and Mitchel Starc saved Australia in first inning. Matt scored 68 runs and Marsh scored 61 run in First inning. Lokesh Rahul is only player who reached 50+ mark in first inning.

                   For Bolwers Steve O'Keefe was brilliant in 1st innings , he took six wickets. For India Umesh Yadav and Ashwin did well in Bowling. Australia needed only 4 bowler to take 10 wickets of Indian Cricket Team.

Australia ScoreSecond InningIndiaScore
Batsman RunBatsmanRun
David Warner10Murali Vijay2
Shaun Marsh0Lokesh Rahul10
Steven Smith©109Cheteshwar Pujara31
Peter Handscomb19Virat Kohli©13
Matt Renshaw31Ajinkya Rahane18
Mitchell Marsh31Ravichandran Ashwin8
Mathew Wade20Wriddhiman Saha5
Mitchell Starc30Ravindra Jadeja3
Steve O'Keefe6Jayant Yadav5
Nathan Lyon13Umesh Yadav0
Josh Hazlewood2Ishant Sharma0
Extra 14Extra12
Inidan BolwerWicketsAustralian BowlerWickets
Ishant Sharma0 WicketMitchell Starc0 Wicket
Ravichandra Ashwin4 WicketsNathan Lyon4 Wickets
Umesh Yadav2 WicketsSteve O'Keefe6 Wickets
Ravindra Jadeja3 WicketsJosh Hazlewood0 Wicket
Jayant Yadav1 Wickets

Steve Smith Played one of the Best inning of his Career.

                      In second Inning Steve Smith Played one of the best Inning in his career. It may not have all the ingredients to call it the most eye-catching innings played in a long time, but Smith's sensational knock of 109 from 202 balls was as good as they come. And with that, the skipper made a statement to his own batsmen, and perhaps to the opposition as well, that runs can be made even on the most treacherous of pitches. Steve Smith droped three or four times by Indian player. Steve Smith took advantage of Those chances and scored 109 runs.

                     For India in 2nd inning Cheteshwar Puajra was highest Scorer with 31 runs. Indian team got 12 Extra Runs with out extra run Indian team was not able to Reach 100 runs mark.

                    Riding on Steve O'Keefe's superb performance with the ball, Australia decimated India's batting line-up to hand them a massive 333 runs defeat in Pune to take 1-0 lead in the four-match Test series. India's batting were in shambles again as they survived for only 33.5 overs in the second innings and were all-out for a paltry total of 107 runs.




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