Australia vs India: Tim Paine celebrates a dismissal throughout the second Test match.© Instagram
Australia skipper Tim Paine on Sunday grew to become the quickest wicket-keeper to report 150 dismissals in Test cricket. Paine achieved the feat within the ongoing second day of the second Test in opposition to India on the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). The Australian skipper took a catch off the bowling of Mitchell Starc to ship again Rishabh Pant and in consequence, he affected his 150th dismissal in Test cricket. Paine has taken simply 33 innings to report 150 dismissals as wicket-keeper and in consequence, he went previous South Africa’s Quinton de Kock who had achieved the feat in his 34th innings within the longest format of the sport.
Adam Gilchrist had taken 36 innings to report 150 dismissals whereas Mark Boucher of South Africa had taken 38 innings.
In the continued Test in opposition to Australia, stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane held the fort along with his half-century however Mitchell Starc dismissed Rishabh Pant tipping the second session barely in favour of the hosts.
At the tea break, India’s rating learn 189/5 with Ravindra Jadeja (unbeaten on 4) and Rahane (unbeaten on 53) on the crease.
While the session noticed India rating 99 runs from 27.three overs, the hosts picked up the wicket of Hanuma Vihari and Rishabh Pant.
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