• Thursday, May 26, 2022


O’Keefe’s dozen helps Australia humiliate India

Steve Smith

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Left-arm spinner Steve O’Keefe picked up 12 wickets to guide Australia to a first win in India since 2004, the 333-run thrashing in the opening test also bringing the home side’s 19-match unbeaten streak to a juddering halt on Saturday. The 32-year-old, who returned matching career-best figures of 6-35 in both innings for a maiden 10-wicket test haul, shone with the ball after his skipper Steve Smith had recorded his first test century on Indian soil to anchor Australia’s batting. India, who had not lost a home test in 20 matches since a 2012 defeat to England in Kolkata, were…

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