India take 32-run lead vs Australia at lunch on Day Three
Mar 27 2017 by Bridget Leonard
From idolising Wasim Akram to Skyping with Brad Hogg, Kuldeep Yadav burst onto the Test scene with a bang.
Pujara, meanwhile, played his part to perfection, firming one end up and making batting look easy.
"Hopefully, in the second innings, I can get him away".
A victory for the tourists will see them win their first Test series in India in 13 years. "So, it's great to learn from one Australian and use it to dismiss another Australian", he said at the post-day press conference and attracted some laughter.
Australia has fought back on day three of the fourth Test to restrict India's first-innings lead after the home side earlier threatened to take the game by the scruff of the neck.
He would be the first choice for any captain as Pujara never plays for himself. "But knowing Test cricketers, Darren Lehmann and Steve Smith the way I do, none of those players are going to be satisfied", Gilchrist told Reuters. "He (Warne) has promised another session with me soon".
Pacemen Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood huffed, puffed and bowled exceptionally well but only claimed a wicket each.
"All four are precious scalps, but the first one (Warner) is very special".
"As the day went on there seemed to be a lot more variation with spin, and bounce - I know it's a lot more life (in the wicket) than Ranchi, so that's a positive", Lyon said. Obviously, if, I am hundred percent fit for the game, is the only condition that I will take the field.
"We would like to come out and bowl well and take the four wickets and then bat well". I assured him that I will be getting my chance for sure because I had confidence after I bowled at the nets.
When told that Matthew Wade said it was hard to read his deliveries correctly, a smiling Kuldeep said: "Good that he said so".
"Good that he (Wade) said this which means he is having difficulty!"
"He (Brad Hogg) has asked me to Skype him if there is any problem I want to discuss with him. Wish I had got more".
"I wouldn't say it is a normal feeling". But, this wicket is helping the fast bowlers.
The left-arm-chinaman spinner first had Warner caught in the slips and castled Peter Handscomb (8) and Glenn Maxwell (8) while Umesh had Shaun Marsh (4) caught behind as Australia slipped to 178 for five. "I have to give it a few more hours and make that call". The New South Welshman had memorably starred on the second Test's opening day with an eight-wicket haul but hadn't made much of an impact since. "We followed plans as per team management's demands".
Though he was in the reckoning for quite some time, Kuldeep had to wait for his debut.