Australia Amassed Huge Total in First Innings of WTC Final

Australia Amassed Huge Total in First Innings of WTC Final

In a thrilling encounter at the World Test Championship (WTC) Final, Australia showcased their batting prowess by amassing a colossal total of 469 runs in their first innings against India. The Australian batsmen displayed exceptional skill, resilience, and determination, setting a formidable target for the Indian team.

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This remarkable performance has not only put Australia in a commanding position but also highlighted their dominance in the longer format of the game.Australia was knocked out for 469 in their first innings on day two of the WTC Final. Due to their impressive total when batting first at the Oval in London, the Australians have an advantage against Rohit Sharma and company.

With the aid of their outstanding batters like Steve Smith (121) and Travis Head (163), Australia reached this enormous total in the first inning. They both hit century and contributed significantly to the growth of this number. Steven Smith and Travis Head, built on the foundation laid by the top order, adding vital contributions to the scoreboard. Smith’s elegant stroke play and Head’s aggressive intent ensured that India’s bowlers were kept at bay. They both notched up valuable centuries, pushing Australia’s total towards a commanding figure.

Therefore, on the other side, Indian Star pacer Mohammed Siraj claimed four wickets for his squad, and other bowlers like Mohammed Shami and Shardul Thakur also performed admirably, claiming 2-2 wickets each for their respective teams. Whereas, Star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja picked one wicket for his team.

With a substantial lead of 469 runs, Australia now holds a commanding position in the WTC Final. The pressure is firmly on the Indian batting line-up as they aim to counter the Australian attack and mount a strong comeback. The remainder of the match promises to be an enthralling contest as both teams battle for supremacy in the World Test Championship Final.