India’s performance in the World Test Championship final has so far been disappointing. The India team could only manage 151 runs in the first innings with the loss of 5 wickets until the end of the second day’s play. Former Australian player Matthew Hayden is disappointed with the team’s performance. He said that the Indian team was not playing with enough energy.
Hayden said that the Indian team should have played energetically. According to a Crictracker report, Hayden said: “Yesterday the Indian team weren’t playing with enough energy. When Australia dominated they were under pressure.” There was an association. During this, the Indian team was completely on the defensive. Indian bowlers could not see off this pairing on the first day of the match.
India’s condition is very bad in the Test match being played at the London Oval. Team captain Rohit Sharma was sacked after scoring just 15 runs. Shubman Gill was sacked after scoring 13 runs and Cheteshwar Pujara after scoring 14 runs. Virat Kohli also scored 14 runs. Jadeja scored 48 runs. Now India has hopes for Ajinkya Rahane and Shrikar Bharat. Bharat is playing after scoring 5 runs. Rahane is playing after scoring 29 runs. The experienced player Rahane has returned to the India team after a long time. So this is also a chance for him to prove himself.
The Indian team was also facing problems during bowling before batting at the Oval. The Indian team bowlers could not see off Smith and Head for a long time. Head returned to the arena after scoring 163 runs and Smith 121 runs. The ground where the Australian batsmen scored 469 runs, the Indian batsmen were able to score just 151 runs after losing 5 wickets.