IND vs AUS: “It’s Nice To Have The Big Fella At The Other End When He Hits Them Into The Top Tier” – Travis Head On Mitchell Marsh

Travis Head

Australia National Cricket Team batsman, 29-year-old Travis Head, was delighted after his side’s dominant 10-wicket victory over the India National Cricket Team in the second ODI of the three-match series at the Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA- VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam on Sunday 19th March.

Australia won the toss and invited India to bat first in the match. Indian batsmen failed miserably as spearhead mitchell starc he ran through the top-order batting drive. The left-arm closer bagged his ninth 5-wicket haul in ODIs. Only Waqar Younis (13) and Muttiah Muralitharan (10) have more 5-wicket hauls than Starc in 50-over cricket.

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Sean Abbott and Nathan Ellis supported Starc very well and took the remaining wickets to pool India with a low score of 117.

Chasing the target, Australian openers Travis Head and Mitchell Marsh shot off. The Australians taunted the Indian bowlers and completed the ground chase in 11 overs, which was Australia’s third fastest ground chase in ODI cricket history.

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It is very rare that we both go at the same time – Travis Head

Speaking on Star Sports after the match, Travis Head said it’s great to have a fellow flyweight like Mitchell Marsh at the other end.

“Delighted to contribute, very good to start an association. We were kind of settled in today and we took our time. The last game, I went hard early to push the envelope. It’s nice to have the big guy on the other end when he hits them at the top level,” Travis Head said.

“We were hoping that one of us would get away. It’s very rare that we both go at the same time. Throughout my experience leading off hitting, if a guy calls, you try to support him. Today was a short total, we both wanted to go. We played really calculated. It was a good partnership, very nice,” added Travis Head.

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