Recent top performances of Indian lower order in tests
India defeated Australia in the second test match of the BGT. India has dominated test cricket in the past few years and a very big reason for that was the performances of the Indian lower order and middle order. They have saved us many times in the past. So, in this article, we will see the recent top performances of the Indian lower order in tests.
#1 Gabba 2021
In the final test of the four-test match series in 2021 against Australia. It was in the first innings of India when Indian all-rounders, Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur took a score of India from 186-6 to 336. They both batted brilliantly and secured a win for India.
#2 Lord’s 2021
The second-best performance came against England at their fortress Lord’s. this time it was the Indian fast bowling pair, Mohammad Shami and Jasprit Bumrah who took the Indian score from 175-6 to 298-8. They are not even batsmen but they still gave tough times to English bowlers. Shami even made half a century.
#3 Dhaka 2022
It was the second test match of the two-test match series against Bangladesh in the capital Dhaka. This time it was Indian middle-order batsman Shreyas Iyer and all-rounder, Ravichandran Ashwin who saved India from losing that test match. They took the Indian score from 74-7 to 145-7.
#4 Delhi 2023
It was the second test match of the BGT 2023 and on a very difficult pitch, Ravichandran Ashwin and Axar Patel took the Indian score from 139-7 to 262-10. It was a pitch where every top batsman struggled to score runs but Axar Patel and the world second best test bowler, Ravichandran Ashwin batted really well.