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Cricket News: India lose the 2nd test in Perth by 148 runs as the Aussies level the series 1-1

Australia, registered their first victory in Tests in over nine months, as they defeated India in the 2nd Test at Perth by 146 runs. Needing five wickets to win on the fifth day and 175 runs to defend, seamers Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins picked up two wickets each, dismissing Hanuma Vihari, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah, respectively. While Nathan Lyon dismissed Rishabh Pant for 30 with Peter Handscomb taking a blinder at short midwicket, as India could only score 29 runs before being bundled out at 140. This is Australia’s first victory since the win at Durban against South Africa in March this year by 118 runs, and their first one since the ball-tampering saga that rocked Cricket Australia and prompted major changes in the team management.

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  • Released : 19-Dec-2018

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