Australian captain Tim Paine conceded to play the draw just before the last over. India played a historic draw on Sydney cricket ground today. For the Indian cricket team, this draw is no less than a win. The injury-stricken Indian players saved the match despite the odd conditions.
Ravichandran Ashwin and Hanuman Vihari played a courageous inning during the last overs. India’s scored 334/5 in 131 overs wherein Hanuma Vihari was not out at 23 and Ravichandran Ashwin at 39.
Fifth Day Match: 62-Run Partnership in 247 Balls
Hanuma Vihari and Ravichandran Ashwin played one of the best innings of their carriers today. Perhaps after retirement, both will call this match the most memorable match of their careers. They saved the match with the partnership of 62 in 289 balls.
However, the path of the draw for the team India was quite difficult. Australian team dropped the three catches of Indian players including Hanuman Vihari whose catch was dropped by Tin Pen. Rishabh Pant’s two catches had been also dropped by pen.
It's the final hour in the game.
Where do you reckon this is headed?
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