India’s fast bowler Umesh Yadav knows only one way to bat. The right-hander generally bats in the topmost gear and he was able to hit the ground running against South Africa in the third Test match at Ranchi. The lanky pacer smashed two sixes off the first two balls he faced against left-arm spinner George Linde.
Umesh scored a quickfire knock of 31 runs from 10 balls with the help of five sixes. Thus, Umesh ran only one run and scored the remaining 30 runs in sixes. The right-hander launched his attack against George Linde. In fact, Yadav scored all his five sixes while facing the southpaw spinner as he used the long handle to great effect. Umesh Yadav’s 31 is the fastest 30 in the Test match history.
Fastest 30 runs in Test history.
Yadav scored his runs at a strike rate of 310 and his knock was ended by George Linde with Heinrich Klaasen taking the catch.
On the other hand, Umesh Yadav had made a roaring comeback in the previous match. The Vidarbha fast bowler had scalped six wickets in the second Test at Pune.
Meanwhile, India has declared after scoring 497-9. The tea has taken on the second day of the third Test match.
On the other hand, Rohit Sharma scored his maiden double century in the Test fold. The right-hander batted at the top of his game to score 212 runs from 255 balls laced with 28 fours and six sixes.
The talisman has scored 529 runs in the series and he has taken the opening challenge like fish to water. The Indian opener is batting in a purple patch and he would like to continue his good show going.
On the other hand, Ajinkya Rahane also scored a sublime knock of 115 runs with the help of 17 fours and one six. Rohit Sharma added 267 runs with Ajinkya Rahane for the fourth wicket partnership, which is the biggest for India against South Africa.