Australia National Cricket Team wicketkeeper-batter and captain, Matthew Wade, was not happy after the India National Cricket Team wicketkeeper-batter Jitesh Sharma smashed a spectacular-looking six at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium in Raipur on Friday, December 1.
India were invited to bat first in the match and opening batsmen Yashasvi Jaiswal (37) and Ruturaj Gaikwad (32) provided the team with a brilliant start. They added 50 runs for the opening partnership.
The No.3 and No.4 batters – Shreyas Iyer and Suryakumar Yadav – weren’t able to perform well in the match, but the next two batters Rinku Singh (46) and Jitesh Sharma (35) showcased a batting masterclass.
Jitesh Sharma hit 3 sixes in the innings and after one of his sixes, the Australian captain didn’t look happy and he screamed in anger. On the second ball of the 15th over, Jitesh launched a Chris Green delivery for a huge 89-m six. After the maximum, the camera panned towards wicket-keeper Matthew Wade, who was seemingly seen shouting at one of his fielders.
We just didn’t play spin very well – Matthew Wade
Batting first, India posted a huge total of 174/9 on the board and they managed to restrict Australia to 154/7 to win the match by a margin of 20 runs. With the victory, India also sealed the series with one game remaining.
Speaking after the match, Australian captain Matthew Wade blamed the poor batting against spinners as one of the key reasons behind the team’s failure. He said:
“We just didn’t play spin very well, lost a few little too wickets in the middle as well. The guys came in and did a good job but unfortunately we couldn’t do the job with the bat.”
Matthew Wade added that having depth in the squad in the lead-up to the World Cup is very important for them. He said:
“Just to continue to learn from the guys who are already established in the team and to have depth in the squad is really key as the T20 WC is around the corner.”
Watch: Matthew Wade Screams In Anger:
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