The third Test Match between India and Australia will be a memorable one for various reasons, from the racial incidents to the brilliant performances by the Indian side that led to the game towards the draw.
On day three of the Test match, Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja suffered a blow to his left thumb while batting and BCCI has confirmed that he’s been ruled out of the Border Gavaskar series.
Not being part of the Indian team for the fourth Test match, Jadeja posted a selfie On Twitter from the hospital bed and stated that the surgery for his injury has completed. He also added that although he’ll be out of action for a while, the all-rounder will return back with a bang.
Sending ‘get well soon’ wishes to Ravindra Jadeja!
Wishing you a speedy recovery 😇 https://t.co/4G9m6xrdzK
— BCCI (@BCCI) January 12, 2021
On the other hand, Australian captain Tim Paine has apologized for his misconduct at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Tim Paine taunted Ravichandran Ashwin which was recorded by the stump mic, launched verbal volleys at the Indian spinner on the final day of the third match after being unable to dismiss him. Unable to keep his cool, Tim has also been fined 15 percent of his match fee for showing dissent over an on-field umpire’s call.
Tim Paine has apologised for his conduct at the SCG, admitting he let pressure get to him during the third #AUSvIND Test and it affected his mood, captaincy and performance: https://t.co/nOlbk1GaUR pic.twitter.com/5BID4OPDYU
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) January 12, 2021
Now, India will face Australia in the fourth and final Test scheduled to be played at the Gabba, starting on 15 January.