2nd Test, Day 1: India bounce back but Australia still on top

With the pitch offering better assistance from the post-lunch session and the Indian bowlers managing to rectify their line and length, the visitors made in roads into the Australian batting line-up.

India TV Sports Desk [ Published on: December 14, 2018 16:43 IST ]
  • India recovered from a patchy start to reduce Australia to 277/6 on the opening day of the 2nd Test.
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    India recovered from a patchy start to reduce Australia to 277/6 on the opening day of the 2nd Test.

  • A 112-run opening stand between Marcus Harris (70) and Aaron Finch (50) vindicated their decision to bat on green top before Indian bowlers made a decent recovery.
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    A 112-run opening stand between Marcus Harris (70) and Aaron Finch (50) vindicated their decision to bat on green top before Indian bowlers made a decent recovery.

  • Skipper Tim Paine (16 not out) and Pat Cummins (11 not out) were unbeaten at stumps after enduring a testing spell from Jasprit Bumrah.
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    Skipper Tim Paine (16 not out) and Pat Cummins (11 not out) were unbeaten at stumps after enduring a testing spell from Jasprit Bumrah.

  • Pacer Ishant Sharma (2/35) and spinner Hanuma Vihari (2/53) took two wickets apiece while Bumrah (1/41) and Umesh Yadav (1/68) accounted for one batsman each. 
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    Pacer Ishant Sharma (2/35) and spinner Hanuma Vihari (2/53) took two wickets apiece while Bumrah (1/41) and Umesh Yadav (1/68) accounted for one batsman each. 

  • Marsh and Travis Head added 84 runs for the fifth wicket, and in doing so took Australia past 200 in the 69th over.
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    Marsh and Travis Head added 84 runs for the fifth wicket, and in doing so took Australia past 200 in the 69th over.

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