On this day: – Today is a special day for Team India. The team not only made a comeback after 2 big losses but also won the victory. The team from South Africa (India vs South Africa) to Australia
After all, why was Team India’s victory special?
Some victories abroad have been special for Team India. Out of this, 2 victories came on this day i.e. on 29th December. They are also in two different countries. This victory was also important because Because the team had come back after a big defeat. The team defeated South Africa (India vs South Africa) in one match and Australia (India vs Australia) in the other. The team won from Durban to Melbourne. Let us tell you Why was this victory special?
Great performance by Team India
The first thing was India’s tour of South Africa in 2010. In the first Test played in Centurion, under the leadership of MS Dhoni, Team India suffered a major defeat by an innings. In such a situation, it was said that the team would lose the three-match series badly. But this did not happen. However, in the second Test played in Durban, Team India could not start well. The team could score only 208 runs in the first innings. But the bowlers bundled out South Africa for just 131 runs. Off-spinner Harbhajan Singh took 4 wickets.
VVS Laxman played marathon innings
In the second innings, VVS Laxman handled the team by playing a brilliant inning. The Indian team could only score 228 runs in the second innings. Laxman scored 96 runs in 171 balls. He hit 12 fours. The team lost 6 wickets for 141 runs. But Laxman took the score beyond 200 with the tail batsmen. In this way, South Africa got the target of 303 runs. But the team could score only 215 runs. In this way, Team India won this Test by 87 runs. After this, the third Test played was a draw. The series was tied at 1-1.
All out for 36, then defeated
Now talk about December 2020. Team India could score only 36 runs in the second innings of the Day-Night Test played in Adelaide. This was his lowest score in Test history. After this, it was said that the team would easily lose the 4-match series. But the team made a great comeback in the second Test played in Meblern. In response to Australia’s 195 runs, the team scored 326 runs in the first innings. Captain Ajinkya Rahane scored a brilliant century.