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Last year’s success in Australia, one of the greatest performances of Indian cricket: Gavaskar

The former World Cup-winning right-handed batsman said, “Different bowlers because not everyone bowls the same way.

Mumbai, Recalling India’s incredible Test win despite battling injuries in Australia last year, legendary player Sunil Gavaskar said the performance was one of the team’s biggest successes so far. And it can be considered as the golden chapter of the cricket history of the country.

After being dismissed for just 36 runs and suffering a crushing defeat in the second innings of the first Test of the series, the Indian team made a spectacular comeback to beat Australia 2-1. Under the captaincy of Ajinkya Rahane, the team registered a win in Melbourne and then Ravichandran Ashwin and Hanuma Vihari’s struggle in difficult conditions in Sydney drew the match. India registered a memorable victory on the last day with the brilliant batting of Rishabh Pant in the deciding match played at the Gabba (Brisbane) ground, considered to be Australia’s impregnable fortress.

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Gavaskar said, “India’s win in Australia early last year will be considered one of the biggest successes in Indian cricket history.” He said, “Boosting morale after getting out for his lowest Test score of 36 and then defeating a big team at home, apart from the determination of the players, the leadership played by the captain, coach Ravi Shastri and their support group.” represent roles. ,

“I have had the privilege of being there during this time and witnessing a golden chapter in the history of Indian cricket,” said the former opener. To celebrate one year of India’s victory, Sony Sports Network has produced a special documentary-series titled ‘Down Underdogs – India’s Greatest Comeback’, which will premiere (broadcast) on January 14 and It also has a comment by 72-year-old Gavaskar.

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Former Australia captain Michael Clarke deserves all the credit for the way India fought after their demoralizing opening defeat on that tour. “India picked a bowling attack that worked,” Clarke said.

The former World Cup-winning right-handed batsman said, “Different bowlers because not everyone bowls the same way. The credit goes to India for different tactics, different skills and using all of them properly. Australia may have taken India lightly after the success of the first Test. (agency)

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