Indian left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav’s impressive performance with the ball on debut saw Australia bowled out for 300 on day one of the fourth Test at Dharamsala.
The 22-year-old outshone Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin, who are currently the top two ranked Test bowlers in the world, as he picked up four wickets for 68 runs.
On the other hand, Australia skipper Steve Smith continued his marvellous form with the bat – notching up his 20th Test century for the visitors.
On Twitter, India legend Sachin Tendulkar was impressed by Kuldeep’s variations and encouraged the youngster to keep going strong. Rohit Sharma, meanwhile, referred to Kuldeep as the “new mystery guy in the house”.
There was a lot of praise for Smith as well for his knock of 111.
Here, we collect all the top tweets of the day.
I am impressed with @imkuldeep18's variations and the way he has started. Keep going strong, this can be your match to shine.— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) March 25, 2017
What a great fight back from 🇮🇳some brilliant bowling, captaincy and fielding gets them back into this Test match.— Michael Clarke (@MClarke23) March 25, 2017
India's fightback was led by a youngster who was really the 5th bowler. Very impressive from Kuldeep Yadav; especially the two he got bowled— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) March 25, 2017
4 years ago Rahane makes debut in 4th Test vs Australia— Gaurav Kalra (@gauravkalra75) March 25, 2017
4 years later Rahane makes captaincy debut in 4th Test vs Australia #IndvAus
Centuries After 54 Tests:— Alt Cricket (@AltCricket) March 25, 2017
de Villiers: 9
STEVE SMITH: 20 🇦🇺 pic.twitter.com/3Irmry5Fre