India vs Australia: T Natarajan celebrates a dismissal with Virat Kohli in the course of the second T20I.© AFP
Left-arm seamer T Natarajan has made his pleasure identified after being part of the series-clinching second T20I win on the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday. Natarajan had picked the wicket of D’Arcy Short during the Australia innings earlier than the Indian batsmen adopted upon his good present to register a six-wicket win. The Indian pacer had additionally dismissed Moises Henriques within the 19th over and restricted the Australian batsmen from crossing the 200-run mark. This was adopted by high quality knocks from skipper Virat Kohli and opener Shikhar Dhawan earlier than all-rounder Hardik Pandya helped India chase down Australia’s score of 194/5.
Natarajan on Monday termed his first series win for India memorable and particular.
“The first series win for my nation Memorable and special #TeamIndia,” Natarajan tweeted.
The Left-arm seamer had made his debut within the shortest format of the sport within the opening T20I towards Australia, two days after taking part in his first match in international cricket on December 2.
With the win on Sunday, India gained an unassailable 2-0 lead within the three-match collection. The dead rubber and remaining T20I will likely be performed at a similar venue on Tuesday.
India will play 4 Tests in opposition to Australia after the conclusion of the T20I collection. India skipper Kohli will likely be taking part in simply one of many 4 Tests earlier than heading home as he has been granted paternity depart by the BCCI.
Rohit’s availability for the Test sequence can also be not clear as his health will likely be reassessed on December 11 at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru.