Who is Todd Murphy Who took 7 Wickets against India?

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Australian spinner Todd Murphy had a great Test debut, taking 7 wickets in the first Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. He is the youngest Australian player to get a 5-wicket haul in his first Test match. He was the only bowler who caused problems for the Indian batting team and got the breakthrough when he caught Ravichandran Ashwin’s lbw. He also got rid of Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, and KS Bharat. On Day 3, he took the wickets of Ravindra Jadeja and Mohammad Shami. Murphy’s performance was impressive, with figures of 7/124 in 47 overs. This is only second to Jason Krejza who took 8 wickets in India in 2008.

About Todd Murphy

Todd Murphy is an Australian cricketer born on November 15, 2000. He is a right-arm off-break bowler from Moama, New South Wales. He made his debut in List A cricket on March 10, 2021, for Victoria in the Marsh One-Day Cup. He was part of Australia’s team for the 2020 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. He also made his first-class debut on April 3, 2021, for Victoria in the Sheffield Shield season. Lastly, he made his Twenty20 debut on December 26, 2021, for the Sydney Sixers in the Big Bash League season.

In 2022, Murphy went to Deakin University to learn about sports science and business in sports. In 2023, he was chosen to be part of the Australian cricket team that went to India. He was one of four spin bowlers chosen along with Nathan Lyon, Ashton Agar, and Mitchell Swepson.

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