IND vs AUS 1st Test highlights: Australia wins by 8 wkts, leads series 1-0

Josh Hazlewood took five wickets. Photo: @ICC

India fell to lowest-ever innings total in its 82-year Test cricket history as Virat Kohli-led side ended at 36 for nine in second innings against an inspired Australia in the first Test match at the Adelaide Oval today. India's worst Test innings total before this was 42 against Mike Denness's England at Lord's in 1974.

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Mohammed Shami, the No. 11 batsman, retired hurt and could not bat.

Australia now need 90 runs to win the first Test and take 1-0 after India had taken a 53-run lead in first innings.

India, who began at the overnight score of nine for one, had a nightmarish start when they lost four wickets at the team total of 15 and then four runs later at 19 lost their sixth wicket in the form of skipper Virat Kohli.

They then lost Wriddhiman Saha and R Ashwin on successive deliveries to be 26 for eight. Hanuma Vihari then scored a four and got a single to get India clear of the three lowest scores in Test history, 26 by New Zealand and 30 twice by South Africa.

However, Vihari fell as the ninth batsman at the team score of 31.

Earlier, India lost four wickets fell on 15. Overnight batsman Jasprit Bumrah, who had walked in as nightwatchman on Friday was caught and bowled by Pat Cummins off a change of pace. Then Cheteshwar Pujara was caught behind off Cummins's delivery that moved just a bit as the India No. 3 fell for an eight-ball duck.

Josh Hazlewood then got two wickets in one over as he removed opener Mayank Agarwal, getting him caught behind off his first ball and followed it up with the wicket of Ajinkya Rahane, who was also caught behind for a four-ball duck.

Skipper Virat Kohli got a four towards third man but was soon after caught at gully by Cameron Green off Cummins.

The carnage by Aussies saw India lose five wickets for four runs in 5.4 overs.

India vs Australia 1st Test scorecard

India's first innings

Batsman Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Prithvi Shaw b Starc 0 2 0 0
Mayank Agarwal b Cummins 17 40 2 0
Cheteshwar Pujara c Labuschagne b Lyon 43 160 2 2
Virat Kohli runout (Hazlewood/Lyon) 74 180 8 0
Ajinkya Rahane lbw b Starc 42 92 3 1
Hanuma Vihari lbw b Hazlewood 16 25 2 0
Wriddhiman Saha c Paine b Starc 9 26 1 0
R Ashwin c Paine b Cummins 15 20 1 0
Umesh Yadav c Wade b Starc 6 13 1 0
Jasprit Bumrah not out 4 7 1 0
Mohammed Shami c Head b Cummins 0 1 0 0
Total: 244-10 in 93.1 Overs
Bowlers Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Mitchell Starc 21 5 53 4
Josh Hazlewood 20 6 47 1
Pat Cummins 21.1 7 48 3
Cameron Green 9 2 15 0
Nathan Lyon 21 2 68 1
Marnus Labuschagne 1 0 3 0

Australia's first innings

Batsman Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Mathew Wade lbw b Bumrah 8 51 1 0
Joe Burns lbw b Bumrah 8 41 0 0
Marnus Labuschagne lbw b Umesh 47 119 7 0
Steve Smith c Rahane b Ashwin 1 29 0 0
Travis Head c & b Ashwin 7 20 0 0
Cameron Green c Kohli b Ashwin 11 24 1 0
Tim Paine not out 73 99 10 0
Pat Cummins c Rahane b Umesh 0 3 0 0
Mitchell Starc runout (Prithvi/Saha) 15 16 1 0
Nathan Lyon c Kohli b Ashwin 10 21 1 0
Josh Hazlewood c Pujara b Umesh 8 10 2 0
Total: 191-10 in 72.1 Overs
Bowlers Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Umesh Yadav 16.1 5 40 3
Jasprit Bumrah 21 7 52 2
Mohammed Shami 17 4 41 0
R Ashwin 19 3 55 4

India's second innings scorecard

Batsman Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Prithvi Shaw b Cummins 4 4 0 0
Mayank Agarwal c Paine b Hazlewood 5 21 0 0
Jasprit Bumrah c & b Cummins 2 17 0 0
Cheteshwar Puajara c Paine b Cummins 0 8 0 0
Virat Kohli c Green b Cummins 4 8 1 0
Ajinkya Rahane c Paine b Hazlewood 0 4 0 0
Hanuma Vihari c Paine b Hazlewood 8 22 1 0
Wriddiman Saha c Labuschagne b Hazlewood 4 15 0 0
R Ashwin c Paine b Hazlewood 0 1 0 0
Umesh Yadav not out 4 5 1 0
Mohammed Shami retired hurt 1 4 6 0
Total: 36-9 in 21.2 Overs
Bowlers Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Mitchell Starc 6 3 7 0
Pat Cummins 10.2 4 21 4
Josh Hazlewood 5 3 8 4

Australia second innings

Batsman Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Mathew Wade run out (Saha) 33 53 5 0
Joe Burns not out 51 63 7 1
Marnus Labuschagne c Agarwal b Ashwin 6 10 0 0
Steve Smith not out 1 1 0 0
Total: 93-2 in 21 Overs
Bowlers Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Umesh Yadav 8 1 49 0
Jasprit Bumrah 7 1 27 0
R Ashwin 6 1 16 1

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Australia wins by 8 wickets, leads series 1-0

Day 3 key highlights 
  • Drinks: India - 26/6 in 18.0 overs (Vihari 3, Saha 4)
  • Over 18.5: Review by India (Batting), Umpire - Reiffel, Batsman - Ashwin (Struck down)
  • Innings Break: India - 36/9 in 21.2 overs (Yadav 4)
  • Mohammed Shami retired hurt at 36/9 (1, 21.2 overs)
  • Lunch: Australia - 15/0 in 5.0 overs (Wade 14, Burns 0)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 10.4 overs (65 balls), Extras 2
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 65 balls (Wade 30, Burns 18, Ex 2)
  • Over 10.6: Review by India (Bowling), Umpire - Oxenford, Batsman - Burns (Struck down)
  • Drinks: Australia - 70/1 in 17.2 overs (Burns 35)
  • Burns: 50 off 63 balls (7 x 4, 1 x 6)

Wade's wicket

IND vs AUS live score after 21 Overs: 93-2 | Burns hits FIFTY

Over Summary:  1 4 0 0 0 6  ; Australia 2nd innings: 93-2;  Joe Burns (51), Steve Smith (1)

Umesh Yadav continues...

Smith flicks the first ball on the pads towards deep square leg for a single. Burns cuts the next ball towards deep backward point for FOUR.

Burns pulls the last ball towards deep fine leg and fielder parried it over boundary line for SIX. Burns completes his FIFTY. Australia wins

IND vs AUS live score after 20 Overs: 82-2 | Ashwin scalps Labuschagne

Over Summary:  0 4 1 0 W 0  ; Australia 2nd innings: 82-2;  Joe Burns (41), Steve Smith (0)

Ashwin continues...

Burns defends the first while sweeps the second towards deep backward square leg for FOUR follows by a single off the next.

Labuschagne blocks the 4th while goes for fancy big hit off next one, manages a top edge and Shubman Gill completes the catch. Labuschagne c Agarwal b Ashwin 6(10)

 

IND vs AUS live score after 19 Overs: 77-1

Over Summary:  1 1 2 0 2 0  ; Australia 2nd innings: 77-1;  Joe Burns (36), Marnus Labuschagne (6)

Umesh Yadav continues and concedes six runs

IND vs AUS live score after 18 Overs: 71-1 | Wade runout

Over Summary:  0 W 0 0 1 0  ; Australia 2nd innings: 71-1;  Joe Burns (35), Marnus Labuschagne (1)

Ashwin continues...

Wade blocks the first ball to forward short leg while gets runout off the second delivery.  Wade ran down the pitch and by the time he tried to get under the flight, it was dipping on him and to make matters worse, it was fired at the toes. Wade somehow manages to get some bat on the flick and it deflects off the inside half straight to Prithvi Shaw at short leg, Saha takes the ball and does MSD. RUNOUT. Wade run out (W Saha) 33(53) [4s-5]

Marnus Labuschagne, right handed bat, comes to the crease and blocks next two deliveries while collects a single off 5th one.

Wade's runout video
 

IND vs AUS live score after 17 Overs: 70-0

Over Summary:  1 2 0 2 2 0  ; Australia 2nd innings: 70-0;  Mathew Wade (35), Joe Burns (35)

Umesh Yadav [5.0-1-25-0] is back into the attack and concedes seven runs.

IND vs AUS live score after 16 Overs: 63-0

Over Summary:  0 4 0 4 0 0  ; Australia 2nd innings: 63-0;  Mathew Wade (32), Joe Burns (29)

Ashwin continues...

Burns blocks the first delivery while smashes the second one straight down the ground for FOUR.

Burns comes down the track and smashes 4th ball straight down the ground again for FOUR.

IND vs AUS live score after 15 Overs: 55-0

Over Summary:  0 1 0 0 0 0  ; Australia 2nd innings: 55-0;  Mathew Wade (32), Joe Burns (21)

Bumrah continues and concedes a single to Joe Burns.

IND vs AUS live score after 14 Overs: 54-0

Over Summary:  0 1 0 0 0 0  ; Australia 2nd innings: 54-0;  Mathew Wade (32), Joe Burns (20)

Ashwin continues and concedes a single Joe Burns.

IND vs AUS live score after 13 Overs: 53-0

Over Summary:  0 0 0 0 1 1  ; Australia 2nd innings: 53-0;  Mathew Wade (32), Joe Burns (19)

Bumrah continues and concedes a single each to Wade, Burns.

IND vs AUS live score after 12 Overs: 51-0

Over Summary:  0 0 0 1 0 0  ; Australia 2nd innings: 51-0;  Mathew Wade (31), Joe Burns (18)

Ashwin contnues and concedes a single to Mathew Wade.

IND vs AUS live score after 11 Overs: 50-0

Over Summary:  0 0 1 2 0 0  ; Australia 2nd innings: 50-0;  Mathew Wade (30), Joe Burns (18)

Jasprit Bumrah [4.0-1-21-0] is back into the attack and Wade defends the first two deliveries.

Wade collects a single towards mid-wicket while Burns flicks the next delivery to deep square leg for a couple of runs.

Burns defends the next delivery towards gully while gets an inside edge onto the pads off the last delivery.

IND vs AUS live score after 10 Overs: 47-0

Over Summary:  0 0 0 0 0 0  ; Australia 2nd innings: 47-0;  Mathew Wade (29), Joe Burns (16)

Ashwin, right-arm off break, comes into the attack and bowls a MAIDEN over to Joe Burns.

IND vs AUS live score after 9 Overs: 47-0

Over Summary:  4 0 4 0 0 0  ; Australia 2nd innings: 47-0;  Mathew Wade (29), Joe Burns (16)

Umesh Yadav continues...

Wade glances the first ball towards deep fine leg for FOUR and leaves the second delivery.

Wade carves the 3rd ball through point for FOUR.

IND vs AUS live score after 8 Overs: 36-0

Over Summary:  1 0 2 0 4 N 2  ; Australia 2nd innings: 39-0;  Mathew Wade (21), Joe Burns (16)

Bumrah continues...

Wade collects a single off the first delivery while defends the next.

Burns collects a couple of runs off the third delivery whule smashes the 5th one for FOUR.

IND vs AUS live score after 7 Overs: 29-0

Over Summary:  0 0 0 2 3 4  ; Australia 2nd innings: 29-0;  Mathew Wade (20), Joe Burns (8)

Umesh Yadav continues...

Mathew Wade defends first three ball while collects a couple of runs off the 4th delivery.

Wade cuts towards deep point for three runs. Burns hits the last ball for FOUR. 

IND vs AUS live score after 6 Overs: 20-0

Over Summary:  1 0 0 0 4 0  ; Australia 2nd innings: 20-0;  Mathew Wade (15), Joe Burns (4)

Jasprit Bumrah bowls the first over aftre dinner break...

Wade gets an inside edge off the first delivery on the pads and collects a single.

Joe Burns defends the next three deliveries while guides the 5th ball through gully region for FOUR. Bumrah responds with a short delivery and Burns ducks under it

India vs Australia 1st test day 3; Post dinner session begins

Jasprit Bumrah bowls the first over and Mathew Wade is at the crease.

India vs Australia 1st Test Day 3

Day 3, session 1 highlights

Drinks: India - 26/6 in 18.0 overs (GH Vihari 3, WP Saha 4)
Over 18.5: Review by India (Batting), Umpire - PR Reiffel, Batsman - R Ashwin (Struck down)
Innings Break: India - 36/9 in 21.2 overs (UT Yadav 4)
Mohammed Shami retired hurt at 36/9 (1, 21.2 overs)
Dinner: Australia - 15/0 in 5.0 overs (MS Wade 14, JA Burns 0)

Australia needs 75 runs

Partnership: 15(30)
Ovs Left: 67
 

IND vs AUS live score after 5 Overs: 15-0 at dinner break

Over Summary:  0 0 0 0 0 0  ; Australia 2nd innings: 15-0;  Mathew Wade (14), Joe Burns (0)

Umesh Yadav continues and bowls a MAIDEN over to Joe Burns. That's the end of first session on Day 3.

IND vs AUS live score after 4 Overs: 15-0

Over Summary:  L1 0 2 0 4 0  ; Australia 2nd innings: 15-0;  Mathew Wade (14), Joe Burns (0)

Bumrah continues...

Burns gets hit on elbow and collects a leg byes for Australia. Wade punches the 3rd ball through mid-off for a couple of runs.

Wade guides the 5th ball through gully region for FOUR.

IND vs AUS live score after 3 Overs: 8-0

Over Summary:  4 0 0 0 0 0  ; Australia 2nd innings: 8-0;  Mathew Wade (8), Joe Burns (0)

Umesh Yadav continues and Wade smashes first ball for FOUR.

IND vs AUS live score after 2 Overs: 4-0

Over Summary:  0 0 0 0 0 0  ; Australia 2nd innings: 4-0;  Mathew Wade (4), Joe Burns (0)

Jasprit Bumrah, right-arm fast, comes into the attack and bowls a MAIDEN over to Joe Burns.

IND vs AUS live score after 1 Overs: 4-0

Over Summary:  0 4 0 0 0 0  ; Australia 2nd innings: 4-0;  Mathew Wade (4), Joe Burns (0)

Wade and Burns are at the crease. Wade is on strike. U Yadav will open the attack

Wade smashes the second ball for FOUR.

Australia needs 90 runs to win

Drinks: India - 26/6 in 18.0 overs (GH Vihari 3, WP Saha 4)
Over 18.5: Review by India (Batting), Umpire - PR Reiffel, Batsman - R Ashwin (Struck down)
Innings Break: India - 36/9 in 21.2 overs (UT Yadav 4)
Mohammed Shami retired hurt at 36/9 (1, 21.2 overs)

IND vs AUS live score after 21.2 Overs: 36-9 | Shami retired hurt

India 2nd innings: 36-9;  Mohammed Shami (1), Umesh Yadav (4)

Cummins continues and hits Shami with a bumper. Shami is in pain and he leaves the crease,Retired Out!! India's innings ends. Australia needs 

IND vs AUS live score after 21 Overs: 36-9 | Vihari departs

Over summary:  W 0 1 0 4 0  ; India 2nd innings: 36-9;  Mohammed Shami (1), Umesh Yadav (4)

Hazlewood continues and again caughts a player at the crease and Hanuma Vihari knicks to the keeper, GONE, India nine down now, Mohammed Shami, right handed bat, comes to the crease and collects a single off the 3rd ball. Umesh Yadav smashes 5th ball for FOUR. 

IND vs AUS live score after 20 Overs: 31-8

Over summary:  0 4 0 0 1 0  ; India 2nd innings: 31-8;  Hanuma Vihari (8), Umesh Yadav (0)

Cummins continues and concedes five runs, including a boundary to Hanuma Vihari.

IND vs AUS live score after 19 Overs: 26-8 | Hazlewood strikes twice again

Over summary:  0 0 0 W W 0  ; India 2nd innings: 26-8;  Hanuma Vihari (3), Umesh Yadav (0)

Hazlewood continues after DRINKS BREAK...

Saha leaves the first three ball outside off while flicks the 4th ball to square leg, GONE. India loses its 7th wicket.

Ashwin, right handed bat, comes to the crease and knicks the ball outside off as he goes on chasing it. Hazlewood on hattrick now.

Umesh Yadav, right handed bat, comes to the crease and gets an inside edge onto the pads, DOT. 

WATCH: Virat Kohli's wicket

Virat Kohli is Pat Cummins' 150th wicket in Test cricket


DRINKS BREAK

Partnership: 7(26)
Last Wkt: Virat Kohli c Green b Cummins 4(8) - 19/6 in 13.4 ov.
Ovs Left: 78
Last 10 overs: 11 runs, 4 wkts

IND vs AUS live score after 18 Overs: 26-6

Over summary:  0 0 2 0 0 0  ; India 2nd innings: 26-6;  Hanuma Vihari (3), Wriddhiman Saha (4)

Cummins continues and concedes a couple of runs to Hanuma Vihari.

IND vs AUS live score after 17 Overs: 24-6

Over summary:  0 0 1 0 0 2  ; India 2nd innings: 24-6;  Hanuma Vihari (1), Wriddhiman Saha (4)

Hazlewood continues and concedes three runs, including a double to Wriddhiman Saha.

IND vs AUS live score after 16 Overs: 21-6

Over summary:  0 0 2 0 0 0  ; India 2nd innings: 21-6;  Hanuma Vihari (0), Wriddhiman Saha (2)

Cummins continues and concedes a couple of runs to Wriddhiman Saha.

IND vs AUS live score after 15 Overs: 19-6

Over summary:  0 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 2nd innings: 19-6;  Hanuma Vihari (0), Wriddhiman Saha (0)

Hazlewood bowls a MAIDEN over to Hanuma Vihari.

IND vs AUS live score after 14 Overs: 19-6 | Kohli departs

Over summary:  0 0 4 W 0 0  ; India 2nd innings: 19-6;  Hanuma Vihari (0), Wriddhiman Saha (0)

Cummins continues...

Kohli leaves first two deliveries while hits the third ball uppishly towards deep backward point for FOUR.

Kohli goes for a drive again, this time, gets an outside edge to gully. Kohli waiting to see if that carried. Soft signal is out. In fact he's taken it on the rebound. Green dived low to his left, the ball hit the wrists and popped out but he manages to clutch it with his chest. Hands under the ball says third ump and OUT it will be. Kohli c Green b Cummins 4(8) [4s-1]

Wriddhiman Saha, right handed bat, comes to the crease and defends the remaining deliveries. 

Virat Kohli's wicket
 

IND vs AUS live score after 13 Overs: 15-5 | Hazlewood strikes twice

Over summary:  W 0 0 0 W 0  ; India 2nd innings: 15-5;  Virat Kohli (0), Hanuma Vihari (0)

Josh Hazlewood, right-arm fast medium, comes into the attack and starts the spell with a peach of delivery as he gets a knich of Mayank's bat, OUT. Agarwal c Paine b Hazlewood 9(40) [4s-1]

Ajinkya Rahane, right handed bat, comes to the crease and leaves next three ball outside off before knicking the last ball to keeper, GONE. Rahane c Paine b Hazlewood 0(4)

Hanuma Vihari, right handed bat, comes to the crease and leaves the last ball outside off. 

Mayank Agarwal's wicket
 

IND vs AUS live score after 12 Overs: 15-3 | Pujara departs

Over summary:  0 W 0 0 0 0  ; India 2nd innings: 15-3;  Mayank Agarwal (9), Virat Kohli (0)

Cummins continues...

Pujara leaves the first delivery while knicks the second to keeper, GONE. Pujara goes for a duck. Pujara c Paine b Cummins 0(8).

Virat Kohli, right handed bat, comes to the crease and sees off the over.
 
Pujara's wicket


IND vs AUS live score after 11 Overs: 15-2

Over summary:  0 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 2nd innings: 15-2;  Mayank Agarwal (9), Cheteshwar Puajara (0)

Mitchell Starc continues and bowls a MAIDEN over to Mayank Agarwal

IND vs AUS live score after 10 Overs: 15-2

Over summary:  0 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 2nd innings: 15-2;  Mayank Agarwal (9), Cheteshwar Puajara (0)

Cummins continues and bowls a MAIDEN over to Cheteshwar Pujara

IND vs AUS live score after 9 Overs: 15-2

Over summary:  0 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 2nd innings: 15-2;  Mayank Agarwal (9), Cheteshwar Puajara (0)

Mitchell Starc continues and bowls a MAIDEN over to Mayank Agarwal.

IND vs AUS live score after 8 Overs: 15-2 | Cummins strikes

Over summary:  2 0 0 0 0 W  ; India 2nd innings: 15-2;  Mayank Agarwal (9), Jasprit Bumrah (2)

Pat Cummins comes into the attack...

Bumrah hits the first ball on the up towards deep backward point for a couple of runs while defends the next two ball on frontfoot.

Bumrah chips the last ball of the over back to bowler, GONE. Bumrah c and b Cummins 2(17)

IND vs AUS live score after 7 Overs: 13-1

Over summary:  0 0 0 4 0 0  ; India 2nd innings: 13-1;  Mayank Agarwal (9), Jasprit Bumrah (0)

Mitchell Starc starts the proceedings on Day 3 for Australia

Mayank Agarwal leaves first three balls outside off before flicking the 4th ball towards deep square leg for FOUR.

India vs Australia 1st Test Day 3 begins

Mayank Agarwal and Jasprit Bumrah at crease

Partnership: 2(18)
Last Wkt: Prithvi Shaw b Cummins 4(4) - 7/1 in 3.1 ov.
Ovs Left: 90

India vs Australia 1st Test Day 2 at Stumps

Day 2 key highlights

  • Over 14.1: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - Oxenford, Batsman - Wade (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Over 16.6: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - Oxenford, Batsman - Burns (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Lunch: Australia - 35/2 in 19.0 overs (Labuschagne 16, Smith 1)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 28.4 overs (172 balls), Extras 2
  • Over 30.2: Review by India (Bowling), Umpire - Oxenford, Batsman - Head (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Drinks: Australia - 64/3 in 34.0 overs (Labuschagne 38, Head 7)
  • Over 43.5: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - Reiffel, Batsman - Labuschagne (Upheld)
  • Tea: Australia - 92/5 in 48.0 overs (Labuschagne 46, Paine 9)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 51.1 overs (307 balls), Extras 3
  • Over 53.3: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - Reiffel, Batsman - Labuschagne (Struck down)
  • Over 62.6: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - Oxenford, Batsman - Lyon (Upheld)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 63.1 overs (379 balls), Extras 3
  • TD Paine: 50 off 68 balls (7 x 4)
  • Drinks: Australia - 156/8 in 64.0 overs (Paine 55, Lyon 1)
  • Over 64.4: Review by India (Bowling), Umpire - Oxenford, Batsman - Lyon (Struck down)
  • Innings Break: Australia - 191/10 in 72.1 overs (Paine 73)
  • Prithvi Shaw b Cummins (Over 4, India 7-1, Bumrah comes in as a night watchman)
  • End Of Day: India - 9/1 in 6.0 overs (Agarwal 5, Bumrah 0)


IND vs AUS live score after 6 Overs: 9-1

Over summary:  0 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 2nd innings: 9-1;  Mayank Agarwal (5), Jasprit Bumrah (0)

Cummins continues and bowls a MAIDEN over to Jasprit Bumrah.

IND vs AUS live score after 5 Overs: 9-1

Over summary:  0 0 0 0 0 2  ; India 2nd innings: 9-1;  Mayank Agarwal (5), Jasprit Bumrah (0)

Starc continues and Mayank Agarwal sees off the over, takes a couple of runs off the last ball.

IND vs AUS live score after 4 Overs: 7-1 | Shaw departs

Over summary:  W 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 2nd innings: 7-1;  Mayank Agarwal (3), Jasprit Bumrah (0)

Cummins continues...

Cummins cleans up Prthvi Shaw with an inswinger, there was a big gap between bat and pad. Prithvi Shaw b Cummins 4(4) 

Jasprit Bumrah, right handed bat, comes to the crease as a night watchman and sees off the remaining five deliveries.

IND vs AUS live score after 3 Overs: 7-0

Over summary:  0 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 2nd innings: 7-0;  Prithvi Shaw (4), Mayank Agarwal (3)

Starc continues and bowls a MAIDEN over to Mayank Agarwal.

IND vs AUS live score after 2 Overs: 7-0 | Paine drops Mayank

Over summary:  0 3 0 2 0 1  ; India 2nd innings: 7-0;  Prithvi Shaw (4), Mayank Agarwal (3)

Pat Cummins, right-arm fast, comes into the attack and Shaw taps towards mid-on for no run.

Shaw punches the second ball straight down the ground for three runs. 

Agarwal tucks towards deep mid-wicket for a couple of runs while edges the last ball to first slip but Paine goes for the catch, DROPPED. A single taken

IND vs AUS live score after 1 Over: 1-0

Over summary:  1 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 2nd innings: 1-0;  Prithvi Shaw (1), Mayank Agarwal (0)

Mitchell Starc bowls the first over and Shaw clips the first ball towards deep backward square leg for a single.

Mayank Agarwal sees off the remaining five deliveries.

India's second innings begins

Prithvi Shaw and Mayank Agarwal at crease

India vs Australia 1st Test Day 2: End of Australia innings

India leads by 53 runs as it will start its second innings. Prithvi Shaw and Mayank Agarwal need to negate 25 mins.

Australia 1st innings highlights
  • Over 14.1: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - Oxenford, Batsman - Wade (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Over 16.6: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - Oxenford, Batsman - Burns (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Lunch: Australia - 35/2 in 19.0 overs (Labuschagne 16, Smith 1)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 28.4 overs (172 balls), Extras 2
  • Over 30.2: Review by India (Bowling), Umpire - Oxenford, Batsman - Head (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Drinks: Australia - 64/3 in 34.0 overs (Labuschagne 38, Head 7)
  • Over 43.5: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - Reiffel, Batsman - Labuschagne (Upheld)
  • Tea: Australia - 92/5 in 48.0 overs (Labuschagne 46, Paine 9)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 51.1 overs (307 balls), Extras 3
  • Over 53.3: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - Reiffel, Batsman - Labuschagne (Struck down)
  • Over 62.6: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - Oxenford, Batsman - Lyon (Upheld)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 63.1 overs (379 balls), Extras 3
  • TD Paine: 50 off 68 balls (7 x 4)
  • Drinks: Australia - 156/8 in 64.0 overs (Paine 55, Lyon 1)
  • Over 64.4: Review by India (Bowling), Umpire - Oxenford, Batsman - Lyon (Struck down)
  • Innings Break: Australia - 191/10 in 72.1 overs (Paine 73)

IND vs AUS live score after 72.1 Overs: 191-10

Australia 1st innings: 191-10;  Tim Paine (73)

Umesh Yadav [16.0-5-40-2] is back into the attack and Hazlewood tries to guide the first ball over first slip but Pujara takes a brilliant catch to end Australian innings. Hazlewood c Pujara b U Yadav 8(10) [4s-2]

IND vs AUS live score after 72 Overs: 191-9

Over Summary: 2 2 0 0 0 4 :  Australia 1st innings: 191-9;  Tim Paine (73), Josh Hazlewood (8)

Bumrah continues and Tim Paine collects eight runs.

IND vs AUS live score after 71 Overs: 183-9

Over Summary: 4 0 0 0 0 1 :  Australia 1st innings: 183-9;  Tim Paine (65), Josh Hazlewood (8)

Ashwin continues and concedes five runs, including a boundary, to Tim Paine. 

IND vs AUS live score after 70 Overs: 178-9

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 1 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 178-9;  Tim Paine (60), Josh Hazlewood (8)

Jasprit Bumrah [19.0-7-43-2] is back into the attack and concedes a single to Tim Paine. 

IND vs AUS live score after 69 Overs: 177-9

Over Summary: 1 4 0 4 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 177-9;  Tim Paine (59), Josh Hazlewood (8)

Ashwin continues...

Hazlewood defends the first ball while whacks the second ball straight down the ground for FOUR while chips the 4th one over mid-on for same result.

IND vs AUS live score after 68 Overs: 168-9

Over Summary: 0 0 0 1 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 168-9;  Tim Paine (57), Josh Hazlewood (0)

Shami continues and concedes a single to Tim Paine.

IND vs AUS live score after 67 Overs: 167-9 | Lyon departs

Over Summary: 0 1 0 1 W 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 167-9;  Tim Paine (56), Josh Hazlewood (0)

Ashwin continues...

 Lyon flicks the fifth ball of the over straight to short mid-wicket GONE. Lyon c Kohli b Ashwin 10(21) [4s-1]

Josh Hazlewood, left handed bat, comes to the crease and blocks the last delivery.

IND vs AUS live score after 66 Overs: 165-8

Over Summary: 0 4 0 0 0 1 :  Australia 1st innings: 165-8;  Tim Paine (56), Nathon Lyon (9)

Shami continues and concedes five runs, including a boundary to Lyon.

IND vs AUS live score after 65 Overs: 160-8

Over Summary: 1 0 2 0 1 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 160-8;  Tim Paine (56), Nathon Lyon (4)

Ashwin continues after drinks break and concedes four runs.

IND vs AUS live score after 64 Overs: 156-8

Over Summary: 4 0 0 4 0 1 :  Australia 1st innings: 156-8;  Tim Paine (55), Nathon Lyon (1)

Shami continues and Paine smashes two boundaries, completes his FIFTY.

IND vs AUS live score after 63 Overs: 147-8

Over Summary: 0 1 0 0 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 147-8;  Tim Paine (46), Nathon Lyon (1)

Ashwin continues and concedes a single to Paine.

IND vs AUS live score after 62 Overs: 146-8

Over Summary: 0 2 0 1 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 146-8;  Tim Paine (45), Nathon Lyon (1)

Shami continues and concedes three runs to Paine.

IND vs AUS live score after 61 Overs: 143-8

Over Summary: W1 0 1 0 0 3 :  Australia 1st innings: 143-8;  Tim Paine (42), Nathon Lyon (1)

Ashwin comes back into the attack and Starc gets runout while taking a second run.

Nathan Lyon, right handed bat, comes to the crease and collects a single off the third delivery. 

Paine paddle sweeps the last ball towards deep fine leg for three runs.

IND vs AUS live score after 60.1 Overs: 138-8 | Starc runout

Australia 1st innings: 138-8;  Tim Paine (37)

Ashwin [12.0-3-29-3] is back into the attack and Starc sweeps the first ball towards deep backward square leg, gets runout while taking the second run. Starc run out (Prithvi Shaw/W Saha) 15(16) [4s-1]
 


IND vs AUS live score after 60 Overs: 138-7

Over Summary: 2 0 0 0 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 138-7;  Tim Paine (39), Mitchell Starc (14)

Umesh Yadav continues and concedes a couple of runs to Tim Paine.

IND vs AUS live score after 59 Overs: 136-7

Over Summary: 1 0 0 1 0 2 :  Australia 1st innings: 136-7;  Tim Paine (37), Mitchell Starc (14)

Bumrah continues..

Starc tucks the first ball towards leg side and collects a single. Paine defends next two deliveries and collects a single off the 4th one.

Starc misses a perfect just outside off stump. Starc pulls the short delivery, manages a top edge and Saha drops a tough chance running back, two runs taken. 

IND vs AUS live score after 58 Overs: 132-7

Over Summary: 1 0 3 1 0 1:  Australia 1st innings: 132-7;  Tim Paine (36), Mitchell Starc (11)

Umesh Yadav continues and concedes six runs, including a triple to Starc.

IND vs AUS live score after 57 Overs: 126-7

Over Summary: 0 1 0 1 2 1 :  Australia 1st innings: 126-7;  Tim Paine (34), Mitchell Starc (7)

Bumrah continues and concedes five runs.

IND vs AUS live score after 56 Overs: 121-7

Over Summary: 0 4 0 0 0 2 :  Australia 1st innings: 121-7;  Tim Paine (30), Mitchell Starc (6)

Umesh Yadav continues...

Starc whacks the second ball over mid-on for FOUR.

IND vs AUS live score after 55 Overs: 115-7 | Mayank drops Paine

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 4 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 115-7;  Tim Paine (30), Mitchell Starc (0)

Bumrah continues and Mayank drops Paine at the boundary line, FOUR

IND vs AUS live score after 54 Overs: 111-7; Labuschagne lbw b U Yadav

Over Summary:  4 0 4 0 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 111-7;  Marnus Labuschagne: 47 (116), Tim Paine 26 (37)
 
Umesh continues...
 
Labuschange rapped on the pads, OUT. Reviews. Three reds. He is gone. Labuschagne lbw b U Yadav 47(119)

Pat Cummins is the new batman. 


Cummins c Rahane b U Yadav 0(3)
 

IND vs AUS live score after 53 Overs: 111-5

Over Summary:  4 0 4 0 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 111-5;  Marnus Labuschagne: 47 (116), Tim Paine 26 (37)
 
Bumrah continues...
 
Paine slashes and gets an outside edge, four runs. Paine plays dot. Beautiful square cut by Paine for four. Dot to finish the over.

IND vs AUS live score after 52 Overs: 103-5

Over Summary:  4 1 0 0 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 103-5;  Marnus Labuschagne: 47 (116), Tim Paine 18 (31)
 
Umesh Yadav to bowl...

Brilliant four by Time Paine. Single to Paine.

IND vs AUS live score after 51 Overs: 98-5

Over Summary:  0 0 0 1 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 97-5;  Marnus Labuschagne: 47 (112), Tim Paine 13 (29)

Bumrah bowls a decent over yet again and gives just one run. 


India vs Australia 1st Test Day 2 at Tea

Key highlights

Innings Break: India - 244/10 in 93.1 overs (Bumrah 4)
Over 14.1: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - Oxenford, Batsman - Wade (Struck down - Umpires Call)
Over 16.6: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - Oxenford, Batsman - Burns (Struck down - Umpires Call)
Lunch: Australia - 35/2 in 19.0 overs (Labuschagne 16, Smith 1)
Australia: 50 runs in 28.4 overs (172 balls), Extras 2
Over 30.2: Review by India (Bowling), Umpire - Oxenford, Batsman - Head (Struck down - Umpires Call)
Drinks: Australia - 64/3 in 34.0 overs (Labuschagne 38, Head 7)
Over 43.5: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - Reiffel, Batsman - Labuschagne (Upheld)

Green's wicket: When Kohli takes a stunner
 

IND vs AUS live score after 48 Overs: 92-5

Over Summary:  0 1 1 0 4 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 92-5 ; Marnus Labuschagne (46), Tim Paine (9)

Bumrah bowls the last over before Tea...

Paine defends the first ball to point while dabs the second towards cover for a single.

Labuschagne jasbs the back of length delivery along the ground towards deep fine leg for a single. Paine blocks the 4th delivery on front foot.

Bumrah misses the yorker as Paine punches the full toss down the ground for FOUR. Bumrah bowls a sliding down leg bumper to end the over.

 

IND vs AUS live score after 47 Overs: 86-5

Over Summary:  2 0 0 0 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 86-5 ; Marnus Labuschagne (45), Tim Paine (4)

Ashwin continues...

Labuschagne drives the first ball towards deep extra cover for a couple of runs.

Labuschagne defends and pads the remaining deliveries as Ashwin bowls middle and leg stump line. 

IND vs AUS live score after 46 Overs: 84-5

Over Summary:  0 0 0 0 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 84-5 ; Marnus Labuschagne (43), Tim Paine (4)

Shami continues and bowls a MAIDEN over to Tim Paine.

IND vs AUS live score after 45 Overs: 84-5

Over Summary:  0 0 0 0 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 84-5 ; Marnus Labuschagne (43), Tim Paine (4)

Ashwin continues and bowls a MAIDEN over to Labschagne.

IND vs AUS live score after 44 Overs: 84-5

Over Summary:  0 0 0 0 0 1 :  Australia 1st innings: 84-5 ; Marnus Labuschagne (43), Tim Paine (4)

Shami continues and concedes only a single to Labuschagne.

IND vs AUS live score after 43 Overs: 83-5

Over Summary:  0 0 0 4 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 83-5 ; Marnus Labuschagne (42), Tim Paine (4)

Ashwin continues and Paine hits the 4th ball for FOUR.

IND vs AUS live score after 42 Overs: 79-5

Over Summary:  MAIDEN :  Australia 1st innings: 79-5 ; Marnus Labuschagne (42), Tim Paine (0)

Shami continues and bowls a MAIDEN over to Labuschagne.

IND vs AUS live score after 41 Overs: 79-5 | Ashwin scalps Green

Over Summary: WICKET MAIDEN :  Australia 1st innings: 79-5 ; Marnus Labuschagne (42), Tim Paine (0)

Ashwin continues...

Green defends the first ball while comes down the track off the second and plays a defensive shot.

Green rocks back and smashes the good length delivery but Kohli at mid-wicket takes a STUNNER to send the debutant packing. Green c Kohli b Ashwin 11(24) [4s-1]

Tim Paine, right handed bat, comes to the crease and defends the remaining three deliveries.

IND vs AUS live score after 40 Overs: 79-4

Over Summary: 0 0 0 1 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 79-4 ; Marnus Labuschagne (42), Cameron Green (11)

Mohammed Shami [9.0-2-21-0] is back into the attack and concedes a single to Cameron Green.

IND vs AUS live score after 39 Overs: 78-4

Over Summary: 2 0 4 1 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 78-4 ; Marnus Labuschagne (42), Cameron Green (10)

Ashwin continues and gets a thick outside edge to third man region for a couple of runs.

Green cuts the third ball towards deep backward point for FOUR and collects a single of the next one.

IND vs AUS live score after 38 Overs: 71-4

Over Summary: 0 0 0 1 0 1 :  Australia 1st innings: 71-4 ; Marnus Labuschagne (42), Cameron Green (3)

Bumrah continues and concedes two singles. 

IND vs AUS live score after 37 Overs: 69-4

Over Summary: 1 0 0 0 1 1 :  Australia 1st innings: 69-4 ; Marnus Labuschagne (41), Cameron Green (2)

Ashwin continues and concedes three singles.

IND vs AUS live score after 36 Overs: 66-4

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 66-4 ; Marnus Labuschagne (39), Cameron Green (1)

Jasprit Bumrah [11.0-6-13-2] is back into the attack and bowls a MAIDEN over to Cameron Green. 

IND vs AUS live score after 35 Overs: 66-4 | Ashwin scalps Head

Over Summary: 1 0 0 W 1 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 66-4 ; Marnus Labuschagne (39), Cameron Green (1)

Ashwin continues after Drinks Break...

Labuschange collects a single off the first ball. Travis Head pushes the next two balls on onside for no run while hits the full delivery on the stumps straight to bowler GONE. Head c and b Ashwin 7(20)

Cameron Green, right handed bat, comes to the crease and collects his first Test run straightaway.

Travis Head's wicket
 

IND vs AUS live score after 34 Overs: 64-3

Over Summary: 0 0 2 0 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 64-3 ; Marnus Labuschagne (38), Travis Head (7)

Umesh Yadav continues and concedes a couple of runs to Travis Head.

IND vs AUS live score after 33 Overs: 62-3

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 62-3 ; Marnus Labuschagne (38), Travis Head (5)

Ashwin continues and bowls a MAIDEN over to Labschagne.

IND vs AUS live score after 32 Overs: 62-3

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 1 :  Australia 1st innings: 62-3 ; Marnus Labuschagne (38), Travis Head (5)

Umesh Yadav continues and concedes a single.

IND vs AUS live score after 31 Overs: 61-3

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 2 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 61-3 ; Marnus Labuschagne (37), Travis Head (5)

Ashwin continues and concedes a couple of runs to Travis Head.

IND vs AUS live score after 30 Overs: 59-3

Over Summary: 4 0 0 0 4 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 59-3 ; Marnus Labuschagne (37), Travis Head (3)

Umesh Yadav continues...

Labschagne pulls the short delivery towards deep mid-wicket for FOUR and punches the 5th ball straight down the ground for FOUR.

IND vs AUS live score after 29 Overs: 51-3

Over Summary: 0 1 1 1 0 1 :  Australia 1st innings: 51-3 ; Marnus Labuschagne (29), Travis Head (3)

Ashwin continues and concedes four singles. 

IND vs AUS live score after 28 Overs: 47-3

Over Summary: 0 0 1 0 1 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 47-3 ; Marnus Labuschagne (27), Travis Head (1)

Umesh Yadav [6.0-4-6-0] is back into the attack and Labuschagne works towards deep square leg for a single.

Travis Head pushes towards cover to open his account.

IND vs AUS live score after 27 Overs: 45-3; Ashwin scalps Smith

Over Summary: 2 0 1 0 0 W :  Australia 1st innings: 45-3 ; Marnus Labuschagne (26), Steve Smith (1)

Ashwin, right-arm off break, comes into the attack

Labuschagne clips the first ball towards deep backward square leg for a couple of runs and looks to take a single off the next but declines as Steve Smith is in danger of getting runout, makes a full length dive to save his wicket and he is SAFE. Labuschagne collects a single off the 3rd delivery.

Smith defends the next two deliveries before edging the last ball to Rahane at first slip, GONE. 

IND vs AUS live score after 26 Overs: 42-2

Over Summary: 0 0 0 1 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 42-2 ; Marnus Labuschagne (23), Steve Smith (1)

Mohammed Shami continues with leg side dominated field.

Labuschagne leaves the bumpers alone while defends the full and good length delivery before glancing the 4th ball to deep fine leg for a single.

Steve Smith defends the remaining two deliveries.

IND vs AUS live score after 25 Overs: 41-2

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 41-2 ; Marnus Labuschagne (22), Steve Smith (1)

Bumrah continues and bowls a MAIDEN over to Steve Smith.

IND vs AUS live score after 24 Overs: 41-2

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 41-2 ; Marnus Labuschagne (22), Steve Smith (1)

Mohammed Shami continues and bowls a MAIDEN over to Labuschagne.

IND vs AUS live score after 23 Overs: 41-2; Shaw drops Labuschagne

Over Summary: 0 0 0 1 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 41-2 ; Marnus Labuschagne (22), Steve Smith (1)

Bumrah continues...

Labuschagne defends the first three balls while tries to pull the 4th ball but manages only a top edge and Prithvi Shaw makes a terrible fielding effort at square leg as he drops a SIMPLEST OF CHANCES in cricket. A single taken

Bumrah beats Smith outside off and manages to get an outside edge off the last delivery but ball falls in front of Kohli in second slip. 


IND vs AUS live score after 22 Overs: 40-2

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 0  :  Australia 1st innings: 40-2 ; Marnus Labuschagne (21), Steve Smith (1)

Shami continues and bowls a MAIDEN over to Steve Smith

IND vs AUS live score after 21 Overs: 40-2

Over Summary: 4 0 0 0 0 0  :  Australia 1st innings: 40-2 ; Marnus Labuschagne (21), Steve Smith (1)

Bumrah continues...

Labuschagne edges the first ball through gully region for FOUR. Labuschagne defends and leaves the next five balls.

IND vs AUS live score after 20 Overs: 36-2

Over Summary: 0 0 1 0 0 0  :  Australia 1st innings: 36-2 ; Marnus Labuschagne (13), Steve Smith (1)

Shami starts the second session proceedings..

Labushagne defends the first two balls while collects a single off the next.

Steve Smith sees off the remaining three deliveries.

Post dinner session begins

Shami bowls the first over after dinner break

WATCH: When Bumrah drops Labuschagne

India vs Australia 1st Test Day 2 at dinner break

First session: Key highlights on Day 2 

  • Innings Break: India - 244/10 in 93.1 overs ( Bumrah 4)
  • Over 14.1: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - Oxenford, Batsman - Wade (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Over 16.6: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - Oxenford, Batsman - Burns (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Over  17.6: Bumrah drops Labuschagne at deep fine leg boundary line
  • Dinner: Australia - 35/2 in 19.0 overs (Labuschagne 16, Smith 1)

IND vs AUS live score after 19 Overs: 35-2

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 0  :  Australia 1st innings: 35-2 ; Marnus Labuschagne (12), Steve Smith (1)

Bumrah continues...

Smith leaves first two ball while Bumrah beats him off the third delivery, just outside off. Smith ducks under the bumper as it is Dinner break on Day 2.

IND vs AUS live score after 18 Overs: 35-2; Bumrah drops Labuschagne

Over Summary: 0 0 0 L1 1 4 :  Australia 1st innings: 35-2 ; Marnus Labuschagne (12), Steve Smith (1)

Shami continues...

Labuschagne leaves and defends the first three balls while collects a leg byes off the 4th one.

Steve Smith opens his account straightaway as he clips the 5th ball to square leg for a single.

Labuschagne pulls the short delivery, manages only a top edge and Bumrah drops a SITTER a deep fine leg. A big miss from India, THIS MAKE PROVE COSTLY for hosts. 

IND vs AUS live score after 17 Overs: 29-2; Bumrah scalps Burns

Over Summary: WICKET MAIDEN :  Australia 1st innings: 29-2 ; Joe Burns (8), Marnus Labuschagne (12)

Bumrah continues...

Burns ducks under the short ones while defends the angling in delivery.

Bumrah finishes the over with a yorker and Burns fails to put bat on ball, follows by a loud appeal umpire raises the finger. Burns takes REVIEW, no bat involved and wicket hitting is umpire's call. Burns GONE, second wicket for Bumrah. Burns lbw b Bumrah 8(41)

 

IND vs AUS live score after 16 Overs: 29-1

Over Summary: 1 0 0 4 4 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 29-1 ; Joe Burns (8), Marnus Labuschagne (12)

Shami continues...

Burns collects a single off the first delivery while Labuschagne leaves the next two deliveries.

Labuschagne edges the 4th ball through gully for FOUR. Labuschagne edges the next ball to fine leg boundary for FOUR.

IND vs AUS live score after 15 Overs: 20-1

Over Summary: W 0 0 4 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 20-1 ; Joe Burns (7), Marnus Labuschagne (4)

Bumrah draws first blood for India as he traps Wade in front of wicket.

Marnus Labuschagne, right handed bat, comes to the crease and leaves the next two ball in Steve Smith's style while edges the 4th delivery to first slip. Saha goes for the catch but mis judged it and ball rolls down to boundary line for FOUR.

 

IND vs AUS live score after 14.1 Overs: 16-1

Australia 1st innings: 16-1 ; Joe Burns (7)

Bumrah continues....

He starts the over from around the wicket, gets the first ball to dart in. Mathew Wade is looking to glance it but misse, follows by a loud appeal, umpire raises the finger, GONE. Wade takes review, there is no bat involved, hitting in line and wicket's hitting is umpire's call. First breakthrough for India. Wade lbw b Bumrah 8(51) [4s-1]
 

IND vs AUS live score after 14 Overs: 16-0

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 2 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 16-0 ; Mathew Wade (8), Joe Burns (7)

Shami continues and concedes a couple of runs to Burns.

IND vs AUS live score after 13 Overs: 14-0

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 14-0 ; Mathew Wade (8), Joe Burns (5)

Jasprit Bumrah [4.0-2-4-0] is back into the attack and bowls a MAIDEN over to Mathew Wade. 

IND vs AUS live score after 12 Overs: 14-0

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 1 :  Australia 1st innings: 14-0 ; Mathew Wade (8), Joe Burns (5)

Shami continues and concedes a single to Wade off the last delivery.

IND vs AUS live score after 11 Overs: 13-0

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 1 :  Australia 1st innings: 13-0 ; Mathew Wade (7), Joe Burns (5)

Umesh Yadav continues and concedes a single to Mathew Wade.

IND vs AUS live score after 10 Overs: 12-0

Over Summary: 0 2 0 0 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 12-0 ; Mathew Wade (6), Joe Burns (5)

Mohammed Shami, right-arm fast medium, comes into the attack and Burns collects a couple of runs.

IND vs AUS live score after 9 Overs: 10-0

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 10-0 ; Mathew Wade (6), Joe Burns (3)

Umesh Yadav bowls a maiden over to Mathew Wade again.

IND vs AUS live score after 8 Overs: 10-0

Over Summary: 0 1 0 L1 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 10-0 ; Mathew Wade (6), Joe Burns (3)

Bumrah continues and concedes two runs, including a leg byes.

IND vs AUS live score after 7 Overs: 8-0

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 8-0 ; Mathew Wade (6), Joe Burns (2)

Umesh Yadav continues and bowls a MAIDEN over to Mathew Wade.

IND vs AUS live score after 6 Overs: 8-0

Over Summary: 1 2 0 0 0 0 :  Australia 1st innings: 8-0 ; Mathew Wade (6), Joe Burns (2)

Bumrah continues and concedes three runs.

IND vs AUS live score after 5 Overs: 5-0

Over Summary: 0 0 0 4 1 0   :  Australia 1st innings: 5-0 ; Mathew Wade (5), Joe Burns (0)

Umesh Yadav continues and concedes five runs, including a boundary to Wade.

 

IND vs AUS live score after 4 Overs: 0-0

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 0   :  Australia 1st innings: 0-0 ; Mathew Wade (0), Joe Burns (0)

Bumrah bowls a MAIDEN over to Burns. 4th consecutive MAIDEN over from India

IND vs AUS live score after 3 Overs: 0-0

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 0   :  Australia 1st innings: 0-0 ; Mathew Wade (0), Joe Burns (0)

Umesh Yadav continues and bowls a MAIDEN over to Wade

IND vs AUS live score after 2 Overs: 0-0

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 0   :  Australia 1st innings: 0-0 ; Mathew Wade (0), Joe Burns (0)

Jasprit Bumrah, right-arm fast, comes into the attack and starts with a MAIDEN over as well.

IND vs AUS live score after 1 Over: 0-0

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 0   :  Australia 1st innings: 0-0 ; Mathew Wade (0), Joe Burns (0)

Umesh Yadav bowls the first over and probes Wade outside off. Wade leaves some and gets beaten outside off too as tries to feel the ball on the bat.  A maiden over from Umesh to start with.

Australian innings begins

Mathew Wade and Joe Burns are at the crease. Wade is on strike. Umesh Yadav will open the attack.

India vs Australia 1st Test Day 2: India 244-allout

Key highlights of Indian innings
  • Drinks: India - 25/1 in 12.0 overs (Agarwal 10, Pujara 14)
  • Lunch: India - 41/2 in 25.0 overs (Pujara 17, Kohli 5)
  • India: 50 runs in 29.6 overs (182 balls), Extras 5
  • Drinks: India - 71/2 in 40.0 overs (Pujara 28, Kohli 21)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 163 balls (Pujara 17, Kohli 29, Ex 4)
  • India: 100 runs in 49.3 overs (300 balls), Extras 6
  • Over 49.4: Review by Australia (Bowling), Umpire - Oxenford, Batsman - Pujara (Upheld)
  • Tea: India - 107/3 in 55.0 overs (Kohli 39, Rahane 2)
  • Kohli: 50 off 123 balls (5 x 4)
  • India: 150 runs in 67.5 overs (411 balls), Extras 8
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 110 balls (Kohli 32, Rahane 18, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: India - 166/3 in 73.0 overs (Kohli 67, Rahane 27)
  • New ball taken at 80.1 overs
  • Over 80.4: Review by India (Batting), Umpire - Reiffel, Batsman - Rahane (Struck down)
  • India: 200 runs in 81.3 overs (495 balls), Extras 13
  • Over 82.2: Review by Australia (Bowling), Umpire - Reiffel, Batsman - Vihari (Struck down)
  • End Of Day: India - 233/6 in 89.0 overs (Saha 9, Ashwin 15)
  • Innings Break: India - 244/10 in 93.1 overs (Bumrah 4)
Saha's wicket


IND vs AUS live score after 93.1 Overs: 244-10

India 1st innings: 244-10 ; Jasprit Bumrah (4), Mohammed Shami (0)

Cummins continues and Shami works the short delivery to forward short leg, GONE India allout as it takes Australia 23 minutes to wrap India's innings on Day 2. Shami c Head b Cummins 0(1)

IND vs AUS live score after 93 Overs: 244-9

Over Summary: 0 W 0 0 0 4 ; India 1st innings: 244-9 ; Jasprit Bumrah (4), Mohammed Shami (0)

Starc continues...

Umesh throws a kitchen sink as he tries to hit second ball out of park but manages only a top edge. Wade completes the catch at mid-on, GONE.  U Yadav c Wade b Starc 6(13) [4s-1].

Mohammed Shami, right handed bat, comes to the crease

Bumrah leaves and defends next three deliveries while carves the last ball towards deep point for FOUR.

IND vs AUS live score after 92 Overs: 240-8

Over Summary: 0 4 0 0 0 1 ; India 1st innings: 240-8 ; Umesh Yadav (6), Jasprit Bumrah (0)

Cummins continues and concedes five runs, including a boundary to Umesh Yadav.

IND vs AUS live score after 91 Overs: 235-8; Saha departs

Over Summary: 0 L1 W 0 0 0 ; India 1st innings: 235-8 ; Umesh Yadav (2), Jasprit Bumrah (0)

Mitchell Starc [19.0-4-49-2] is back into the attack

Umesh pushes the first ball back to bowler while collects a single off the second ball towards square leg. 

Saha tries to flirt outside off and gets a knick to keeper GONE. India both overnight batsmen depart in a span of 9 deliveries on Day 2.

Jasprit Bumrah gets an promotion after his fifty in warm-up game as he comes ahead of Shami. Bumrah blocks the next two deliveries while leaves the bumper to end the over.

IND vs AUS live score after 90 Overs: 234-7; Ashwin departs

Over Summary: 0 0 W 0 0 1 ; India 1st innings: 234-7 ; Wriddhiman Saha (5), Umesh Yadav (1)

Pat Cummins bowls the first over on Day 2...

Cummins starts with a bumper and Ashwin sways away from the line of delivery. Ashwin defends the second one while knicks the next one to keeper, GONE. Australia taking early advantage on Day 2. Now it has to be seen for how much time India's tail will wag.

Umesh Yadav, right handed bat, comes to the crease and gets beaten outside off, though, he defends the next one confidently and collects a single off the last ball to keep the strike.

Day 2 begins

Pat Cummins bowls the first over of the day

Day 2 proceedings to begin in a minute

Day 1 highlights: When India lost the advantage to a great mix-up


Here's how Adelaide pitch looks like on Day 2

India vs Australia 1st Test Day 2

Shaw technique

India opener Prithvi Shaw, picked ahead of the experienced KL Rahul and Shubman Gill, fell to a second-ball duck on the first day of the first Test at the Adelaide Oval to vindicate the doubts on his technique raised by former batting maestros Sunil Gavaskar and Allan Border.
 
Shaw tried to drive a Mitchell Starc delivery away from his body but played it on to his stumps.
 
The right-handed batsman had failed to get a fifty in both the warm-up games prior to the first Test, making just 62 in four innings at an average of 15.5, prompting both Border and Gavaskar to say that with a loose technique he shouldn't be playing the first Test. Border had, in fact, said that he plays too many shots outside his off-stump.
 
Shaw has been failing consistently over the past couple of months and was even dropped from the Delhi Capitals (DC) side at one point during the Indian Premier League (IPL). In his last seven innings for DC, he got three ducks and managed just one double digit score which was only 10. His aggregate was just 30 in those seven innings on slower, subcontinental-like surfaces.
 
"I think in Australia the biggest challenge is that you can't drive every ball as the bounce is a bit more," former India opener Wasim Jaffer told a news agency. "You have to be very sure of which ball to play and you need to leave a lot of deliveries. There are many deliveries that you can drive in India but won't be able to do that in Australia because the bounce is more."
 
Jaffer himself endured a difficult time in Australia during the 2007-08 series as he fell to the drive on a few occasions. That was his first tour to the country with the Indian team and says with the benefit of hindsight that batsmen need to check their drives.
 
"I think he has to quickly realise that he cannot keep playing his shots and be careful with vertical shots. He needs to play close to his body and tighten his technique. Having said that, it is just one innings. If it would have come off, people would have praised him. But yeah, he needs to tighten his technique," Jaffer added.

India vs Australia, 1st Test Day 1 at Stumps

Day 1 key highlights
  • Drinks: India - 25/1 in 12.0 overs (Agarwal 10, Pujara 14)
  • Lunch: India - 41/2 in 25.0 overs (Pujara 17, Kohli 5)
  • India: 50 runs in 29.6 overs (182 balls), Extras 5
  • Drinks: India - 71/2 in 40.0 overs (Pujara 28, Kohli 21)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 163 balls (Pujara 17, Kohli 29, Ex 4)
  • India: 100 runs in 49.3 overs (300 balls), Extras 6
  • Over 49.4: Review by Australia (Bowling), Umpire - Oxenford, Batsman - Pujara (Upheld)
  • Tea: India - 107/3 in 55.0 overs (Kohli 39, Rahane 2)
  • Kohli: 50 off 123 balls (5 x 4)
  • India: 150 runs in 67.5 overs (411 balls), Extras 8
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 110 balls (Kohli 32, Rahane 18, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: India - 166/3 in 73.0 overs (Kohli 67, Rahane 27)
  • New ball taken at 80.1 overs
  • Over 80.4: Review by India (Batting), Umpire - Reiffel, Batsman - Rahane (Struck down)
  • India: 200 runs in 81.3 overs (495 balls), Extras 13
  • Over 82.2: Review by Australia (Bowling), Umpire - Reiffel, Batsman - Vihari (Struck down)
  • End Of Day: India - 233/6 in 89.0 overs (Saha 9, Ashwin 15)

Hanuma Vihar's wicket


Virat Kohli's runout


IND vs AUS live score after 89 Overs: 233-6

Over Summary: 0 0 0 4 0 0 ; India 1st innings: 233-6 ; Wriddhiman Saha (5), R Ashwin (15)

Hazlewood bowls last over of the day...

Saha defends the first while leaves the second ball to the keeper. Saha drives the 4th delivery through the covers for FOUR.

 

IND vs AUS live score after 88 Overs: 229-6

Over Summary: 0 0 4 L2 0 0 ; India 1st innings: 229-6 ; Wriddhiman Saha (5), R Ashwin (15)

Cummins continues...

Ashwin defends first two deliveries while pulls the next towards deep fine leg for FOUR.

Ashwin collects two leg byes for India. 

IND vs AUS live score after 87 Overs: 223-6

Over Summary: 1 0 1 3 N2 0 0 ; India 1st innings: 223-6 ; Wriddhiman Saha (5), R Ashwin (11)

Josh Hazlewood [18.0-6-35-1] is back into the attack and concedes eight runs.

IND vs AUS live score after 86 Overs: 215-6

Over Summary: 0 2 0 1 0 0 ; India 1st innings: 215-6 ; Wriddhiman Saha (2), R Ashwin (7)

Pat Cummins [17.0-7-35-1] is back into the attack and concedes three runs, including a double to Ashwin.

IND vs AUS live score after 85 Overs: 212-6

Over Summary: 0 0 2 1 2 0 ; India 1st innings: 212-6 ; Wriddhiman Saha (2), R Ashwin (4)

Starc continues and concedes five runs.

IND vs AUS live score after 84 Overs: 207-6; Vihari departs

Over Summary: 4 W 1 0 0 0 ; India 1st innings: 207-6 ; Wriddhiman Saha (0), R Ashwin (1)

Hazlewood continues...

Vihari hits the wide and full delivery towards deep point for FOUR while misses the straight one that follows, plumb in front of wicket, GONE. Hanuma Vihari lbw b Hazlewood 16(25) [4s-2]

Ashwin, right handed bat, comes to the crease and pushes towards cover for a single. Saha sees off the remaining deliveries.
 

IND vs AUS live score after 83 Overs: 202-5

Over Summary: 0 L1 0 0 0 0 ; India 1st innings: 202-5 ; Hanuma Vihari (12), Wriddhiman Saha (0)

Starc continues and bowls a MAIDEN over.

IND vs AUS live score after 82 Overs: 201-5

Over Summary: 0 0 4 0 1 0 ; India 1st innings: 201-5 ; Hanuma Vihari (12), Wriddhiman Saha (0)

Hazlewood shares the second new ball and concedes five runs, including a boundary to Vihari.

IND vs AUS live score after 81 Overs: 196-5; Rahane departs

Over Summary: 0 0 3 W 0 0 ; India 1st innings: 196-5 ; Hanuma Vihari (4), Wriddhiman Saha (0)

Mitchell Starc [16.0-3-41-1] is back into the attack and takes the second new ball.

Vihari defends the first two while drives the third one through mid-on for three runs.

Rahane, completely, misses the full delivery follows by a loud appeal, GONE. Rahane takes review as Vihari insists. It is PLUMB, Rahane GONE. Rahane lbw b Starc 42(92) [4s-3 6s-1]

Wriddhiman Saha, right handed bat, comes to the crease and blocks the remaining two deliveries.

Second new ball taken

Partnership: 5(19)
Last Wkt: Virat Kohli run out (Hazlewood/Lyon) 74(180) - 188/4 in 77.0 ov.
Ovs Left: 9.5
Last 10 overs: 39 runs, 1 wkts

IND vs AUS live score after 80 Overs: 193-4

Over Summary: 0 0 1 0 0 0 ; India 1st innings: 193-4 ; Ajinkya Rahane (42), Hanuma Vihari (4)

Green continues and concedes a single to Hanuma Vihari

IND vs AUS live score after 79 Overs: 192-4

Over Summary: 1 0 0 0 3 0 ; India 1st innings: 192-4 ; Ajinkya Rahane (42), Hanuma Vihari (3)

Lyon continues and concedes four runs, including a triple to Hanuma Vihari.

IND vs AUS live score after 78 Overs: 188-4

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 0 ; India 1st innings: 188-4 ; Ajinkya Rahane (41), Hanuma Vihari (0)

Cameron Green [7.0-1-14-0] is back into the attack and bowls a MAIDEN over to Hanuma Vihari.

IND vs AUS live score after 77 Overs: 188-4; Kohli runout

Over Summary: 0 0 1 1 1 W ; India 1st innings: 188-4 ; Virat Kohli (74), Ajinkya Rahane (41)

Lyon continues..

Kohli defends first two balls while collects a single off the third one. Rahane collects a single off the next delivery.

Kohli picks a single towards mid-wicket off the 5th delivery. There is a great mis communication between Rahane and Kohli as the vice captain calls for a single and then stops the captain, VIRAT KOHLI RUNOUT. Rahane apologises straightaway. Kohli run out (Hazlewood/Lyon) 74(180) [4s-8]

IND vs AUS live score after 76 Overs: 185-3

Over Summary: Wd 0 0 0 6 0 0 ; India 1st innings: 185-3 ; Virat Kohli (72), Ajinkya Rahane (40)

Cummins continues...

Rahane pulls the 4th ball of the over towards deep backward square leg for SIX.

IND vs AUS live score after 75 Overs: 178-3

Over Summary: 1 4 1 0 1 0 ; India 1st innings: 178-3 ; Virat Kohli (72), Ajinkya Rahane (34)

Lyin continues and concedes seven runs, including a boundary to Kohli.

IND vs AUS live score after 74 Overs: 171-3

Over Summary: 0 0 0 4 1 0 ; India 1st innings: 171-3 ; Virat Kohli (67), Ajinkya Rahane (32)

Cummins continues and concedes five runs, including a boundary to Rahane.

IND vs AUS live score after 73 Overs: 166-3

Over Summary: 0 2 1 0 0 0 ; India 1st innings: 166-3 ; Virat Kohli (67), Ajinkya Rahane (27)

Lyon continues and concedes three runs.

IND vs AUS live score after 72 Overs: 163-3

Over Summary: N1 N 0 0 0 0 3 0 ; India 1st innings: 163-3 ; Virat Kohli (67), Ajinkya Rahane (24)

Pat Cummins [14.0-7-17-1] is back into the attack and concedes six runs.

IND vs AUS live score after 71 Overs: 157-3

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 B2 1 ; India 1st innings: 157-3 ; Virat Kohli (66), Ajinkya Rahane (21)

Nathan Lyon [16.0-2-50-1] is back into the attack and concedes four runs, including two BYES.

IND vs AUS live score after 70 Overs: 154-3

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 0 ; India 1st innings: 154-3 ; Virat Kohli (66), Ajinkya Rahane (20)

Hazlewood bowls a MAIDEN over to Virat Kohli.

IND vs AUS live score after 69 Overs: 154-3

Over Summary: 0 0 2 0 0 0 ; India 1st innings: 154-3 ; Virat Kohli (66), Ajinkya Rahane (20)

Starc continues and concedes a couple of runs to Rahane. 

IND vs AUS live score after 68 Overs: 152-3

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 4 0 ; India 1st innings: 152-3 ; Virat Kohli (66), Ajinkya Rahane (18)

Hazlewood continues...

Kohli defends first three balls. Kohli pulls the 5th ball towards deep square leg for FOUR.

IND vs AUS live score after 67 Overs: 148-3

Over Summary: 2 4 0 0 0 1 ; India 1st innings: 148-3 ; Virat Kohli (62), Ajinkya Rahane (18)

Starc continues

Kohli glances the first ball towards deep fine leg for a couple of runs. A short delivery and Kohli pulls towards deep mid-wicket for FOUR.

Kohli defends the next 3 deliveries while collects a single off the last ball to retain the strike in next over.

IND vs AUS live score after 66 Overs: 141-3

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 1 ; India 1st innings: 141-3 ; Virat Kohli (55), Ajinkya Rahane (18)

Hazlewood continues and concedes a single to Kohli.

IND vs AUS live score after 65 Overs: 140-3

Over Summary: 0 3 0 0 0 1 ; India 1st innings: 140-3 ; Virat Kohli (54), Ajinkya Rahane (18)

Starc continues and concedes four runs, including a triple to Rahane.

IND vs AUS live score after 64 Overs: 136-3

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 0 ; India 1st innings: 136-3 ; Virat Kohli (53), Ajinkya Rahane (15)

Josh Hazlewood [12.0-4-20-0] is back into the attack and bowls a MAIDEN over to Virat Kohli.

IND vs AUS live score after 63 Overs: 136-3

Over Summary: 0 0 1 1 L1 0 ; India 1st innings: 136-3 ; Virat Kohli (53), Ajinkya Rahane (15)

Mitchell Starc [12.0-3-26-1] is back into the attack and concedes three runs, including a leg byes.

IND vs AUS live score after 62 Overs: 133-3

Over Summary: 0 1 0 0 0 4 ; India 1st innings: 133-3 ; Virat Kohli (52), Ajinkya Rahane (14)

Lyon continues and concedes five runs, including a boundary to Rahane. 

IND vs AUS live score after 61 Overs: 128-3; Kohli hits FIFTY

Over Summary: 1 0 1 0 0 Nb 1; India 1st innings: 128-3 ; Virat Kohli (51), Ajinkya Rahane (9)

Cummins continues...

Kohli gets an thick inside edge to square leg and completes  his FIFTY. Rahane misses a pull shot off the next delivery and collects a single towards backward square leg off the 3rd delivery. 

IND vs AUS live score after 60 Overs: 124-3

Over Summary: 0 3 0 0 2 0 ; India 1st innings: 124-3 ; Virat Kohli (49), Ajinkya Rahane (9)

Lyon continues...

Kohli gets a thick outside edge towards deep third man for three runs. 

Rahane cuts the next one towards backward point for no run. Rahane collects a couple of runs towards deep backward point off the 5th delivery.

IND vs AUS live score after 59 Overs: 119-3

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 0 ; India 1st innings: 119-3 ; Virat Kohli (46), Ajinkya Rahane (7)

Cummins bowls a MAIDEN over to Rahane.

IND vs AUS live score after 58 Overs: 119-3

Over Summary: 1 0 4 1 4 0 ; India 1st innings: 119-3 ; Virat Kohli (46), Ajinkya Rahane (7)

Lyon continues...

Kohli collects a single off the first ball. Rahane defends the next while drives the 3rd one through the covers for FOUR.

IND vs AUS live score after 57 Overs: 109-3

Over Summary: 0 0 0 1 0 0 ; India 1st innings: 109-3 ; Virat Kohli (41), Ajinkya Rahane (2)

Cummins comes back into the attack and concedes a single to Kohli.

IND vs AUS live score after 56 Overs: 108-3

Over Summary: 0 1 0 0 0 0 ; India 1st innings: 108-3 ; Virat Kohli (40), Ajinkya Rahane (2)

Lyon continues after tea break and concedes a single.

India at team break: 107-3

Partnership: 7(32)
Last Wkt: Cheteshwar Pujara c Labuschagne b Lyon 43(160) - 100/3 in 49.4 ov.
Ovs Left: 35
Last 10 overs: 26 runs, 1 wkts

Drinks: India - 25/1 in 12.0 overs (Agarwal 10, Pujara 14)
Lunch: India - 41/2 in 25.0 overs (Pujara 17, Kohli 5)
India: 50 runs in 29.6 overs (182 balls), Extras 5
Drinks: India - 71/2 in 40.0 overs (Pujara 28, Kohli 21)
3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 163 balls (Pujara 17, Kohli 29, Ex 4)
India: 100 runs in 49.3 overs (300 balls), Extras 6
Over 49.4: Review by Australia (Bowling), Umpire - Oxenford, Batsman - Pujara (Upheld)
Tea: India - 107/3 in 55.0 overs (Kohli 39, Rahane 2)

Pujara's wicket
 

IND vs AUS live score after 55 Overs: 107-3

Over Summary: 1 0 1 0 1 0  ; India 1st innings: 107-3 ; Virat Kohli (39), Ajinkya Rahane (2)

Marnus Labuschagne, right-arm leg break, comes into the attack and concedes three runs.

IND vs AUS live score after 54 Overs: 104-3

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 1  ; India 1st innings: 104-3 ; Virat Kohli (37), Ajinkya Rahane (1)

Lyon concedes a single to Kohli.

IND vs AUS live score after 53 Overs: 103-3

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 103-3 ; Virat Kohli (36), Ajinkya Rahane (1)

Green bowls a MAIDEN over to Rahane.

IND vs AUS live score after 52 Overs: 103-3

Over Summary: 0 1 0 0 0 1  ; India 1st innings: 103-3 ; Virat Kohli (36), Ajinkya Rahane (1)

Lyon concedes two runs.

IND vs AUS live score after 51 Overs: 100-3

Over Summary: 1 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 100-3 ; Virat Kohli (34), Ajinkya Rahane (0)

Green concedes a single to Kohli.

IND vs AUS live score after 50 Overs: 100-3; Pujara departs

Over Summary: 0 0 2 W 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 100-3 ; Virat Kohli (34), Ajinkya Rahane (0)

Lyon continues...

Pujara collects a couple of runs towards deep extra cover. Australia takes review as it seems gets an inside onto the pads. Hotspot shows there is a big inside edge. Onfield decision reversed. GONE BIG WICKET for Australia. Pujara c Labuschagne b Lyon 43(160) [4s-2]

Ajinkya Rahane, right handed bat, comes to the crease and defends the remaining two deliveries.

IND vs AUS live score after 49 Overs: 98-2

Over Summary: 0 0 0 1 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 98-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (41), Virat Kohli (34)

Green continues and concedes a single to Pujara,

IND vs AUS live score after 48 Overs: 97-2

Over Summary: 0 4 4 0 0 1  ; India 1st innings: 97-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (40), Virat Kohli (34)

Pujara hits two consecutive boundaries.

IND vs AUS live score after 47 Overs: 88-2

Over Summary: N 0 0 4 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 88-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (31), Virat Kohli (34)

Green concedes five runs, including a boundary to Kohli.

IND vs AUS live score after 46 Overs: 83-2

Over Summary: 1 0 0 0 0 1  ; India 1st innings: 83-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (30), Virat Kohli (31)

Lyon concedes two runs.

IND vs AUS live score after 45 Overs: 81-2

Over Summary: 0 0 0 2 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 81-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (29), Virat Kohli (31)

Cameron Green [2.0-0-5-0] is back into the attack and concedes a couple of runs to Kohli

IND vs AUS live score after 44 Overs: 79-2

Over Summary: 2 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 79-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (28), Virat Kohli (29)

Lyon concedes a couple of runs to Pujara.

IND vs AUS live score after 43 Overs: 77-2

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 4  ; India 1st innings: 77-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (28), Virat Kohli (27)

Kohli smashes last ball of Starc's over for FOUR.

IND vs AUS live score after 42 Overs: 73-2

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 1 0  ; India 1st innings: 73-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (28), Virat Kohli (23)

Lyon continues and concedes a single to Kohli.

IND vs AUS live score after 41 Overs: 72-2

Over Summary: 1 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 72-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (28), Virat Kohli (22)

Starc continues after drinks break and concedes a single to Virat Kohli

DRINKS BREAK

Partnership: 39(132)
Last Wkt: Mayank Agarwal b Cummins 17(40) - 32/2 in 18.1 over
Ovs Left: 50
Last 10 overs: 20 runs, 0 wkts

IND vs AUS live score after 40 Overs: 71-2

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 71-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (28), Virat Kohli (21)

Lyon continues and bowls a MAIDEN over to Pujara.

IND vs AUS live score after 39 Overs: 71-2

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 71-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (28), Virat Kohli (21)

Starc bowls a MAIDEN over to Kohli.

IND vs AUS live score after 38 Overs: 71-2

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 71-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (28), Virat Kohli (21)

Lyon continues and bowls a MAIDEN over to Pujara.

IND vs AUS live score after 37 Overs: 71-2

Over Summary: 4 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 71-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (28), Virat Kohli (21)

Starc brought back into the attack and Kohli greets him with a flick shot and collects FOUR runs towards deep mid-wicket.

Kohli defends and leaves the remaining deliveries.

IND vs AUS live score after 36 Overs: 67-2

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 1  ; India 1st innings: 67-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (28), Virat Kohli (17)

Lyon starts the over with a ripper down the leg side. There is loud appeal for caught behind but umpire remains unmoved. Paine does not take review but there is a mark on hotspot. But there is no murmur on snicko.

Kohli collects a single off the last delivery.

IND vs AUS live score after 35 Overs: 66-2

Over Summary: 0 2 0 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 66-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (28), Virat Kohli (16)

Cummins continues and concedes a couple of runs to Pujara.

IND vs AUS live score after 34 Overs: 64-2

Over Summary: 0 4 0 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 64-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (26), Virat Kohli (16)

Lyin continues...

Kohli plays a forward defensive shot off the first delivery while comes down the track off the next and smashes straight down the ground for FOUR. 

IND vs AUS live score after 33 Overs: 60-2

Over Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 60-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (26), Virat Kohli (12)

Cummins bowls a MAIDEN over to Pujara.

IND vs AUS live score after 32 Overs: 60-2

Over Summary: 2 0 0 0 3 0  ; India 1st innings: 60-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (26), Virat Kohli (12)

Nathan Lyon, right-arm off break, comes into the attack and Pujara cuts towards deep point for a couple of runs.

Pujara drives the 5th ball towards extra cover for three runs. 

IND vs AUS live score after 31 Overs: 55-2

Over Summary: 2 0 2 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 55-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (21), Virat Kohli (12)

Cummins concedes four runs to Kohli

IND vs AUS live score after 30 Overs: 51-2

Over Summary: 0 1 0 1 1 L3  ; India 1st innings: 51-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (21), Virat Kohli (8)

Hazlewood continues and concedes six runs, inclinding three leg byes. 

IND vs AUS live score after 29 Overs: 45-2

Over Summary:  0 0 0 1 2 0  ; India 1st innings: 45-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (19), Virat Kohli (7)

Cummins continues and concedes three runs.

IND vs AUS live score after 28 Overs: 42-2

Over Summary:  0 0 1 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 42-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (18), Virat Kohli (5)

Hazlewood continues and concedes a sinlgle to Pujara.

IND vs AUS live score after 27 Overs: 41-2

Over Summary:  0 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 41-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (17), Virat Kohli (5)

Pat Cummins bowls a maiden over to Kohli.

IND vs AUS live score after 26 Overs: 41-2

Over Summary:  0 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 41-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (17), Virat Kohli (5)

Hazlewood bowls the first over after dinner and Pujara sees off the over

India vs Australia 1st Test, Day 1, Session 2 begins

Partnership: 9(49)
Last Wkt: Mayank Agarwal b Cummins 17(40) - 32/2 in 18.1 ov.
Ovs Left: 63.5
Last 10 overs: 10 runs, 1 wkts

India at dinner break on Day 1: Key highlights

Key highlights of Day 1 session 1

Partnership: 9(42)
Last Wkt: Mayank Agarwal b Cummins 17(40) - 32/2 in 18.1 ov.
Ovs Left: 65
Last 10 overs: 16 runs, 1 wkts

Drinks: India - 25/1 in 12.0 overs (Agarwal 10, Pujara 14)
Dinner: India - 41/2 in 25.0 overs (Pujara 17, Kohli 5)

Wickets

Mayank wicket's 

Shaw's wicket

IND vs AUS live score after 25 Overs: 41-2

Over Summary:  0 2 0 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 41-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (17), Virat Kohli (5)

Green continues and Kohli leaves the first ball outside off while flicks the next one towards deep square leg for a couple of runs.

Kohli leaves and defends the remaining balls to end the over.

IND vs AUS live score after 24 Overs: 39-2

Over Summary:  0 0 0 0 1 0  ; India 1st innings: 39-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (17), Virat Kohli (3)

Hazlewood continues and concedes only a single to Kohli

WATCH: Mayank Agarwal's wicket

Cummins cleans up Mayank Agarwal

IND vs AUS live score after 23 Overs: 38-2

Over Summary:  Nb 0 0 0 2 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 38-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (17), Virat Kohli (2)

Debutant Cameron Green comes into the attack with his medium pace and starts with a NO BALL.

Pujara defends the first three deliveries while pushes the 4th one towards mid-on for a couple of runs.

IND vs AUS live score after 22 Overs: 35-2

Over Summary:  0 0 0 0 0 1  ; India 1st innings: 35-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (15), Virat Kohli (2)

Hazlewood continues and beats Pujara outside off with a peach. Pujara leaves the second delivery outside off.

Pujara collects a single off the last ball towards point region.

IND vs AUS live score after 21 Overs: 34-2

Over Summary:  0 0 2 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 34-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (14), Virat Kohli (2)

Virat Kohli tucks the 3rd ball of the Cummins' over towards square leg for a couple of runs.

IND vs AUS live score after 20 Overs: 32-2

Over Summary:  0 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 32-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (14), Virat Kohli (0)

Josh Hazlewood comes back into the attack and Pujara sees him off successfully.

IND vs AUS live score after 19 Overs: 32-2

Over Summary:  W 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 32-2 ; Cheteshwar Pujara (14), Virat Kohli (0)

Cummins castles Mayank with an inswinger. Virat Kohli comes to the crease and drives the full delivery to covers for no run. Kohli sees off the remaining deliveries. 

IND vs AUS live score after 18.1 Overs: 32-2; Cummins strikes

Cummins starts the with an inswinger and ball goes between Mayank's pad and bat onto middle-off stump, BOWLED. Mayank's hard work in first of today's play comes to an end. Agarwal b Cummins 17(40) [4s-2]

IND vs AUS live score after 18 Overs: 32-1

Over Summary:  1 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 32-1 ; Mayank Agarwal (17), Cheteshwar Pujara (14)

Starc continues and Mayank collects a single off the first delivery. Pujara defends the remaining five deliveries to end the over.

IND vs AUS live score after 17 Overs: 31-1

Over Summary:  0 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 31-1 ; Mayank Agarwal (16), Cheteshwar Pujara (14)

Pat Cummins continues and bowls a MAIDEN over to Cheteshwar Pujara.

IND vs AUS live score after 16 Overs: 31-1

Over Summary:  4 0 0 0 0 2  ; India 1st innings: 31-1 ; Mayank Agarwal (16), Cheteshwar Pujara (14)

Starc comes around the wicket, Mayank breaks the shackles as he slices the good length delivery over backward point for FOUR.

Mayank pushes the 2nd ball to mid-off for no run while ducks under the bumper off the next. Mayank blocks the back of length on backfoot. 

Mayank clips the last ball of the over towards deep backward square leg for a cpuple of runs.

IND vs AUS live score after 15 Overs: 25-1

Over Summary:  0 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 25-1 ; Mayank Agarwal (10), Cheteshwar Pujara (14)

Cummins continues and bowls second consecutive maiden over Pujara.

IND vs AUS live score after 14 Overs: 25-1

Over Summary:  0 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 25-1 ; Mayank Agarwal (10), Cheteshwar Pujara (14)


Change of ends for Starc after the drinks break and he bowls a MAIDEN Over to Mayank

IND vs AUS live score after 13 Overs: 25-1

Over Summary:  0 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 25-1 ; Mayank Agarwal (10), Cheteshwar Pujara (14)


Cummins continues after drinks break and bowls great line outside off and bowls a MAIDEN over to Pujara.

DRINKS BREAK

Partnership: 25(71)
Last Wkt: Prithvi Shaw b Starc 0(2) - 0/1 in 0.2 ov.
Ovs Left: 78
Last 10 overs: 24 runs, 0 wkts

IND vs AUS live score after 12 Overs: 25-1

Over Summary:  0 0 0 0 3 0  ; India 1st innings: 25-1 ; Mayank Agarwal (10), Cheteshwar Pujara (14)

Hazlewood continues and concedes a triple as Pujara punches the 5th delivery of the over towards long-on.

IND vs AUS live score after 11 Overs: 22-1

Over Summary:  0 0 0 0 0 1  ; India 1st innings: 22-1 ; Mayank Agarwal (10), Cheteshwar Pujara (11)

First bowling change from Australia. Pat Cummins comes into the attack.

Pujara keeps leaving and defending the deliveries outside off and stumps respectively. However, he manages to get an thick inside edge to square leg region off the last delivery and takes a single.

IND vs AUS live score after 10 Overs: 21-1

Over Summary:  0 1 0 0 0 4  ; India 1st innings: 21-1 ; Mayank Agarwal (10), Cheteshwar Pujara (10)

Hazlewood continues and Pujara collects a single off the second delivery.

Mayank looked compact with his defence before he drives the last ball of the over through extra cover for FOUR.

IND vs AUS live score after 9 Overs: 16-1

Over Summary:  1 0 0 2 0 3  ; India 1st innings: 16-1 ; Mayank Agarwal (6), Cheteshwar Pujara (9)

Starc continues and Agarwal glances the first ball to fine leg for a single.

Starc comes around the wicket for Pujara with foward short leg and short backward square leg in place and peppers him with a bumper, the batter leaves it alone.

Starc follows by a full delivery on the pads, Pujara works just wide of short backward square leg fielder for a couple of runs.

Pujara pushes the last ball of the over towards mid-off for three runs. 

IND vs AUS live score after 8 Overs: 9-1

Over Summary:  0 0 0 2 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 9-1 ; Mayank Agarwal (5), Cheteshwar Pujara (4)

Hazlewood continues and Pujara leaves the delivery outside off while defending the one on stumps. 

Pujara edges the 4th delivery but ball falls short of second slip and the batter takes two easy runs. Pujara makes a dangerous leave off the 5th as ball goes just over middle stump while defends the last one. 

IND vs AUS live score after 7 Overs: 7-1

Over Summary:  0 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 7-1 ; Mayank Agarwal (5), Cheteshwar Pujara (2)

Starc continues, bowls a MAIDEN over as Mayank leaves the ball outside off and looks compact after a nervous start.
 

WATCH: Prithvi Shaw's wicket

Prithvi Shaw again fails to make any impression as he gets an inside edge onto the stumps.


IND vs AUS live score after 6 Overs: 7-1

Over Summary:  0 0 0 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 7-1 ; Mayank Agarwal (5), Cheteshwar Pujara (2)

Hazlewood continues and bowls a strict line around off stump along with some surprise short delivery. Pujara looking compact with his defence. MAIDEN over

IND vs AUS live score after 5 Overs: 7-1

Over Summary:  0 1 0 1 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 7-1 ; Mayank Agarwal (5), Cheteshwar Pujara (2)

Starc continues...

Mayank leaves the first ball outside off while gets an thick inside edge to mid-wicket pocket for a single.

Pujara defends the next ball awardly while works the good length delivery on the pads towards deep fine leg.

Starc gets an extra bounce off and Mayank hops, defends the 5th delivery while leaves the last one to the keeper.

IND vs AUS live score after 4 Overs: 5-1

Over Summary:  0 0 0 0 3 0  ; India 1st innings: 5-1 ; Mayank Agarwal (4), Cheteshwar Pujara (1)

Hazlewood continues and Mayank defends the full delivery at the start of over while drives the next to cover.

Hazlewood trying to disturb the footwork of Mayank by bowling a bouncer and follows by a full delivery. Mayank drives it through covers for three runs as Mathew Wade makes a brilliant fielding effort.

Hazlewood beats Pujara with a peach of delivery to end the over.

IND vs AUS live score after 3 Overs: 2-1

Over Summary:   0 0 1 0 0 0  ; India 1st innings: 2-1 ; Mayank Agarwal (1), Cheteshwar Pujara (1) 

Starc continues and beats Mayank outside off to start with. Starc gets an extra bounce off the second delivery, hits Mayank's gloves and ball lobs towards gully region but safe.

Mayank drives the next delivery towards cover-point region for a single and opens his account.

Pujara sees off the remaining delivery.   

IND vs AUS live score after 2 Overs: 1-1

Over Summary:   MAIDEN  ; India 1st innings: 1-1 ; Mayank Agarwal (0), Cheteshwar Pujara (1) 
 
Hazlewood shares the new ball with Starc and starts his spell with an inswinger. Pujara misses it, follows by a mute appeal for LBW, umpire remains unmoved. Replays show the ball was missing leg stump.

Hazlewood tries to pick a suitable line and length on this wicket whule Pujara looks solid with his defense and leaving the ball outside off. 

IND vs AUS live score after 1 Over: 1-1

Over Summary:  0 W 0 1 0 0   ; India 1st innings: 1-1 ; Mayank Agarwal (0), Cheteshwar Pujara (1) 

After Shaw's dismissals, Cheteshwar Pujara comes at the crease and nearly get caught in the slip cordon.

Pujara gets an outside edge off the 4th delivery but ball falls short of first slip as Paine a brilliant effort to take the catch. One run taken.

Mayank plays a solid defensive shot off the 5th while gets an inside edge onto pads off the last.

IND vs AUS live score after 0.2 Over: 0-1

Prithvi Shaw defends the first ball while chops on the second the ball onto the stumps. GONE. 

Indian innings begins

Prithvi Shaw and Mayank Agarwal open for India while Mitchell Starc takes the new ball.

Australia playing 11

Australia: Joe Burns, Matthew Wade, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith, Travis Head(w/c), Cameron Green, Tim Paine, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood.

IND vs AUS live toss updates

India wins the toss and elected to bat first at Adelaide Oval

IND vs AUS live toss updates

Toss will take place in 4 minutes

Australia playing 11

Cameron Green to make debut today

How Pink ball Test different from red one

Skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday told reporters that the day-night Test match is completely opposite to the normal day game played with red ball as the pink ball does little in the first session and starts to move in the final one.
 
"The pink ball Test brings a lot more variables like the twilight period, a tricky period to bat in, then bowling in the first session (is tough) and then at night you have more on offer for the bowlers. Actually it is the other way around when you compare it with the normal Test match something we have to analyse and monitor as we go into the Test match," said Kohli while admitting his team's inexperience
Photo: BCCI Twitter

How Pink ball Test different from red one

Skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday told reporters that the day-night Test match is completely opposite to the normal day game played with red ball as the pink ball does little in the first session and starts to move in the final one.
 
"The pink ball Test brings a lot more variables like the twilight period, a tricky period to bat in, then bowling in the first session (is tough) and then at night you have more on offer for the bowlers. Actually it is the other way around when you compare it with the normal Test match something we have to analyse and monitor as we go into the Test match," said Kohli while admitting his team's inexperience
Photo: BCCI Twitter

IND vs AUS live toss will take place in 20 minutes

When Steve Smith interviews Virat Kohli


WATCH: Team India leaves for Adelaide Oval

Why IND vs AUS series being a friendly one?

Here's what Kohli said....

In one of the scenes of docuseries, The Test, which documents Australia's emergence out of the 2018 ball-tampering scandal and shows the non-aggressive, soft side of the team, Tim Paine is shown telling his teammates to completely ignore Virat Kohli during India's 2018-19 tour of Australia. The Australia captain asks them to not engage him. Paine, however, himself falls for it and indulges in chatter in the second Test Perth after being tempted into it by the India skipper.
 
 
Two years later, Paine says he is not one for run-ins but he won't hold back if tempted in the Test series that starts with a day-nighter in Adelaide on Thursday.
 
"Certainly, we don't go in planning to have run-ins or be overly aggressive or anything like that. We just go out there to execute our plans firstly with bat and ball, and at times things at the field can be... if that is the case, no doubt that this team won't be taking a backward step," said Paine on Wednesday, the eve of the first Test, a day-night fixture.
 
Despite that, both Paine and coach Justin Langer have emphasised that there will be only banter and no abuse.
 

Australia tentative playing 11

Joe Burns, Matthew Wade, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith, Travis Head, Cameron Green, Tim Paine (c & wk), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood

Saha or Pant; Chappell has the answer

Ian Chappell, during a media interaction on Tuesday night said that if India are to pick six batsmen, then they should go in with Saha who is a proper wicketkeeper.
 
"If they play five batsman, then they should play Pant because he is a better batsman and has played in Australia and scored too," added Chappell.
 
Saha's last Test fifty came over three years back in 2017 but his wicketkeeping skills seem to have prompted the team management to play him in the eleven.

Why Pant not selected for 1st Test

Though Pant has been the preferred choice for overseas tours since he made his Test debut, especially in countries where the ball doesn't turn much, Saha had played both the warm-ups prior to this Test as a specialist keeper. In the second warm-up game, which was a day-night affair, Pant played purely as a batsman. Saha also has prior experience of keeping wickets in a pink-ball Test match, having played in India's only day-night Test match at Eden Gardens against Bangladesh.

Kohli on why he prefers playing Shaw ahead of Gill

Kohli on Wednesday hinted why he prefers playing Shaw ahead of Gill.
 
"Shubman is obviously a confident young man, (but) Prithvi has performed at the Test level..," Kohli said on Wednesday before stressing that Shaw would be playing in Australia for the first time.
 
This could essentially be a makeshift move, unless Shaw succeeds big time and displaces one of Rohit or Agarwal from the top. Otherwise, once Rohit is back, it is likely that Shaw will make way.
 
The other changes from the team that played the second Test in New Zealand is the inclusion of Wriddhiman Saha ahead of Rishabh Pant and R Ashwin, who had done well in the previous series in Australia and was always a certainty, in place of Ravindra Jadeja who is out due to concussion.

WATCH: Mitchell Starc preparations

WATCH: IND vs AUS 1st Test preview

Will Shaw prove his selection right?

Once again, Cheteshwar Pujara will be crucial to hold one end up. The right-handed batsman had scored a century and a 71 the last time India played a Test in Adelaide which set up a win for the visitors.
 
He may be required to come in early as India are playing Shaw who has failed in both the warm-up matches.
 
Shaw, who has had to step in for an injured Rohit Sharma in New Zealand as well as here, aggregated just 62 across four innings at 15.2 but was persisted with in the opening slot even as the other option Shubman Gill was moved to No. 3 in the second warm-up.
Prithvi Shaw

India playing 11 selection strategy

Charting into unknown territory, a pink-ball Test against Australia under lights and in breezy Adelaide, the Indian team has stuck to its overseas combination of packing its line-up with batting specialists besides a conventional wicketkeeper and four bowlers.
 
Back in 2018, when India toured South Africa and England, skipper Virat Kohli's strategy of playing five specialist batsmen and five bowlers, in order to be able to pick 20 wickets and win Tests, came under scrutiny after his team lost both those overseas series with that combination.
 
Since then, Kohli has made it a point to field six specialist batsmen abroad, a strategy that paid dividends in 2018-19 in Australia, when they won 2-1, but didn't work in February this year as they lost both the Tests in seam-friendly New Zealand.
 

India vs Australia 1st Test preview

A peerless Virat Kohli and his "fearless" India would look to make perfect choices before unleashing its might on an Australian team which is ready for revenge but not exactly in 'pink of health' ahead of the first Day/Night Test starting at the Adelaide Oval on Thursday.
 
Media mogul Kerry Packer, while promoting his path-breaking 'World Series Day/Night Test matches' on Channel 9 back in late 1970s, had an unforgettable caption "Big Boys Play At Night".
 
Even in 2020, there couldn't have been a more appropriate catch-line for a series where Kohli's magnificence meets its match in Steve Smith's manic consistency, Cheteshwar Pujara's doggedness challenged by a much younger Marnus Labuschagne, ready to show the world that he isn't a one-season wonder. All this would be under lights at the Adelaide Oval.
 
And then there are those mean fast men on both sides aiming to instill the fear of pink ball in twilight zone, creating all sorts of doubts in the batsmen's minds.
 
A Josh Hazlewood versus Mohammed Shami will be as enticing a sub-plot as Jasprit Bumrah bowling those yorkers in reply to Pat Cummins' barrage of bouncers. READ MORE
 


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