Young spinner Ravi Bishnoi once again showcased his remarkable talent, playing a crucial role in India’s victory over Australia in the fourth T20I, securing the series in Raipur. Bishnoi’s early breakthrough by dismissing Josh Philippe in the powerplay set the tone for India’s dominance after Australia’s aggressive start.
Ravi Bishnoi, elated with his performance, expressed his satisfaction in a post-match interview. “I have been getting opportunities to bowl well for the team. It was another chance today to bowl well and win the game for India. I am very happy with my bowling, touchwood. I’ll keep performing this way in the future,” he stated.
Bishnoi highlighted the positive atmosphere within the team, emphasizing the camaraderie among the youngsters.
“We have a lot of youngsters in the team, everyone is performing well and enjoying each other’s company,” Ravi Bishnoi remarked. He also credited India’s bowling coach, Sairaj Bahutule, for his encouragement and guidance. “I’ve worked with him; he keeps encouraging me and asks me to keep bowling consistently irrespective of the match situation,” he added.
First ball of his spell and Ravi Bishnoi strikes ⚡️😎
He removes Josh Philippe for 8.
— BCCI (@BCCI) December 1, 2023
India’s explosive batting performance, spearheaded by cameos from Rinku Singh and Jitesh Sharma, propelled them to a total of 174/9. In response, Australia’s openers, Travis Head and Josh Philippe, provided a solid start, but Bishnoi’s breakthrough in the powerplay and Axar Patel’s crucial wicket of Head tilted the momentum in India’s favor.
The Indian bowlers maintained pressure on the Australian batters, leading to a series of quick wickets. India secured a 20-run victory, clinching the five-match T20I series 3-1 against Australia.
Bishnoi’s consistent performances and the overall team effort have left Indian cricket fans optimistic about the future, with the young talents showcasing their potential on the international stage.