India’s star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja made another record in the third match of the ongoing Border Gavaskar Test series between India and Australia. Ravindra Jadeja has become the second Indian player to score more than 5000 runs and take 500 wickets in international cricket. Ravindra Jadeja completed his 500th international wicket by dismissing Travis Head in Australia’s first innings. He became the second Indian player to do so.
Earlier this feat was achieved by former Indian captain Kapil Dev. Kapil Dev scored 9031 runs in his international career and managed to take 687 wickets. Kapil Dev played 131 Tests and 225 ODIs during his career, he scored 5248 runs in Test cricket and 3783 runs in ODIs, including 434 wickets in Tests and Took 253 wickets in ODIs.
Ravindra Jadeja received the ‘Player of the Match’ award in the second Test match of the Border Gavaskar Trophy. This is the eighth time that Jadeja has been adjudged Player of the Match in India’s Test matches. With this, he achieved the record of great cricketer Sachin Tendulkar. Sachin has won the Player of the Match award eight times in white-cloth cricket.
The third Test match between India and Australia is being played at the Holkar Stadium in Indore. In the match, Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bat first. Both India and Australia have made two changes each in their respective teams for the Indore Test.
India has included Shubman Gill and Umesh Yadav in the team in place of KL Rahul and Mohammed Shami, who are struggling with poor form. Australia brought in Cameron Green and Mitchell Starc in place of Pat Cummins and Matt Renshaw.