Batting legend Sunil Gavaskar on Saturday sympathised with the Indian team after it slumped to its lowest Test score, saying it would be a bit unfair to be critical given that the Australian pace bowlers were simply “superb”.
The trio of Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc produced a sensational performance as the visitor collapsed to its lowest Test score of 36. India’s earlier lowest score was 42 against England at the Lord’s in 1974 and Gavaskar was a part of that team.
“I mean, any team that is all-out for its lowest Test score since the time it started playing Test cricket, that’s never good to see,” Gavaskar told Channel 7 after India’s eight-wicket loss here.
“But having said that, if any other team had been facing that kind of bowling, they would have also got out, maybe…