India v Australia Fourth Test Day 4 Ahmedabad Match Report 2023

Virat Kohli scored a superb 186 as India dominated Day 4 of the fourth test against Australia at Ahmedabad by scoring 571/9, with an overall lead of 91.

Ind vs Aus 4th test

Resuming at 289/3, the overnight pair of Kohli and Ravi Jadeja added 20 more runs before the latter perished to Todd Murphy for 28.

KS Bharat who walked in at No. 6, ahead of the injured Shreyas Iyer featured in a valuable 84 run stand for the fifth wicket alongside Kohli. Bharat looked good in his innings of 44 before being caught at short fine leg by Peter Handscomb off Nathan Lyon.

The former Indian skipper Kohli meanwhile reached his 28th test hundred by clipping Lyon for a single. Axar Patel continued his rich vein of form with the bat by scoring a defiant 79 before being knocked over by Mitchell Starc for a fine 79.

Ravichandran Ashwin (7) in quest of some quick runs was dismissed by Lyon. Umesh Yadav the fell to a brilliant direct hit by Handscomb for a duck.

Kohli was the last man to fall as he holed out to deep midwicket, looking for a big hit off Murphy. Shreyas Iyer was unable to bat due to injury as India finished their innings at 571/9 with an lead of 91.

With Usman Khawaja having hurt himself while fielding, Australia opened their second innings with Matthew Kuhnemann and Travis Head. They pair remained undefeated at 3/0 after six overs.

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