India and Australia are currently fighting it out in the final Test, in Brisbane, as the former defends the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Meanwhile, Day 2, on Saturday, saw an influx of fans at The Gabba, while it also noticed the Stormtroopers invading, causing quite an excitement.
India and Australia are engaged in a fierce rivalry in the final Test at The Gabba in Brisbane. Meanwhile, with Day 2 being a Saturday, the weekend began with an influx of crowd at the venue.
During the day's opening session, the cameras panned at a section of a crowd at the venue. It was seen that some Stormtroopers, from the Star Wars movie franchise, entering the forum.
Naturally, it caused quite some excitement among the fans. While some even wondered what the case actually was, rest assured that they were nothing more than fans dressed as the Stormtroopers. However, it was not just the Stormtroopers, as one of the fans dressed as the Darth Vader, the franchise's main villain, also caught attention, as he was seemingly leading the troopers.
For those who are unaware of Star Wars, it is one of the most successful movies franchise, which has bagged $10.318 billion at the box office. According to Wikipedia, The Star Wars franchise depicts the adventures of characters "A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away", in which humans and many species of aliens (often humanoid) co-exist with robots, or 'droids', who may assist them in their daily routines; space travel between planets is common due to lightspeed hyperspace technology. Spacecraft range from small starfighters, to huge capital ships such as the Star Destroyers, to space stations such as the moon-sized Death Stars. Telecommunication includes two-way audio and audiovisual screens, and holographic projections.
Match summary: Winning the toss and electing to bat, Australia has posted 369, with Marnus Labuschagne and skipper Tim Paine being the top scorers, while three of the Indian bowlers claimed three wickets. As of now, India is going steady, with opener Rohit Sharma being the top scorer.
Brief scores: 369 (Labuschagne 108, Paine 50; Thakur 3/94, Sundar 3/89, Natarajan 3/78) leads India 60/2 (Rohit 44; Lyon 1/9) by 309 runs.
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Last Updated Jan 16, 2021, 2:42 PM IST