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Updated December 17th, 2023 at 19:47 IST

'Only India have the tools to compete in Oz': Michael Vaughan after Australia decimate Pakistan

Michael Vaughan, known for his insightful cricket commentary, took to social media to express his admiration for the Indian cricket team.

Vishal Tiwari
Michael Vaughan and Virat Kohli
Michael Vaughan and Virat Kohli | Image:AP
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In a stunning display of dominance, Australia emerged victorious against Pakistan in their first Test match in Perth, winning by a commanding 360 runs. However, it was not the Australian team that stole the spotlight in the aftermath of the match, but rather, former England captain Michael Vaughan showered massive praise on India for being the only team equipped to compete in Australia at this stage.

3 things you need to know

  • Australia defeated Pakistan in the first Test match by 360 runs
  • Pakistan have never won a Test series in Australia
  • India defeated Australia in their last two Test series in Oz

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Michael Vaughan lauds India after Australia decimate Pakistan

Michael Vaughan, known for his insightful cricket commentary, took to social media to express his admiration for the Indian cricket team. The accolades for India come in the wake of Australia's impressive performance against Pakistan, where they showcased their prowess and adaptability across various conditions while playing at home. 

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The Australians' clinical approach and comprehensive victory highlighted their preparedness for any challenges thrown at them, earning them commendation from cricket enthusiasts worldwide.

Nathan Lyon, the Australian off-spinner, also achieved a significant milestone by securing his 500th Test wicket during the match. Vaughan, acknowledging Lyon's remarkable achievement, added to the praise by emphasizing that Australia's comprehensive skill set makes them a formidable force.

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However, it was Michael Vaughan's acknowledgment of India's capabilities that caught the attention of cricket fans and experts alike. India has established itself as a cricketing powerhouse in recent years, boasting a talented and versatile squad that has delivered notable performances both at home and overseas.

The praise from Vaughan underscores the belief that India possesses the necessary tools and skills to compete successfully in any condition. The team's recent successes, including historic Test series wins in Australia, have solidified India's reputation as a formidable opponent, capable of facing challenges across different pitches and climates.

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Published December 17th, 2023 at 19:47 IST

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