Australian Test opener Marcus Harris recalled how he was scared of the Indian pace battery comprising of Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma and Mohammed Shami ahead of the second Test against India at Perth in 2018. Also Read - Kevin Pietersen Cleaning Toilet to Sanjay Manjrekar Sweeping The Floor, Ex-Cricketers Reveal Their COVID-19 Lockdown
In the first innings of the Perth Test, Hanuma Vihari picked Harris whereas, in the second innings, it was Bumrah, who clean bowled him. Also Read - Sitting at Home And Doing Work is Contribution: Deep Dasgupta
In recently released docu-series, ‘The Test’, Harris recalls how the pressure was on the hosts to deliver after they had lost the first Test to the tourists by 31 runs. Also Read - Shoaib Akhtar Reacts to Mohammad Kaif's Son's 'Hitting Shoaib Must be Easy’ Comment | SEE POST
“I was scared Facing that attack (Indian fast bowlers) on that wicket (Perth) was scary. It might have looked good on TV, but it was scary in the middle,” Harris said in the docu-series ‘The Test’.
After losing the first Test, Australia came fighting back to square the series at Perth with a 146-run win before India bounced back in the lead with a 136-run win at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
The final Test at Sydney was washed off due to rain as India scripted history by winning its first Test series ever on Australian soil.
The docu-series also show the sandpaper gate that rocked Australian cricket apart from showcasing the downfall of Steve Smith, David Warner, and Cameron Bancroft and then their return after serving the ban.
The gripping series also showcases how new coach Justin Langer tackles the situation after Cricket Australia is hit by the scandal.