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Adelaide debacle: India shot out for lowest score in Pink Ball Test

Sports Lounge Staff



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Adelaide: India posted their lowest-ever Test innings total of 36 runs in the second innings of the 1st Test against Australia at on Saturday.

India’s second innigs ended after Mohammad Shami retired hurt following a knock on his handat the Adelaide Oval.

By the 21st over, India were reduced to 36/9 with both Cummins and Josh Hazlewood claiming four apiece after which Shami retired hurt in the 22nd over.

India began with their overnight score of 9/1. But they were quickly reduced to 19/6.

At one stage, India were reduced to 26 for 8 and looked like equalling the lowest ever Test score (26 by New Zealand).

The overall record belong to New Zealand – 26 against England at Auckland in 1955.

The five lowest scores for India:

1. 42 vs England at Lord’s in 1974
2. 58 vs Australia at Brisbane in 1947
3. 58 vs England at Manchester in 1952
4. 66 vs South Africa at Durban in 1996
5. 67 vs Australia at Melbourne in 1948

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