1st Test, Day 1: Warner Ton Helps Emotional Australia Dominate India
Players from both teams and fans at the Adelaide Oval paid a touching trinute to Phillip Hughes before the start of the first Test. (All images from AFP and AP)
Players from both teams and fans at the Adelaide Oval paid a touching trinute to Phillip Hughes before the start of the first Test.
There was a 63-second applause for Hughes, who tragically lost his life after being hit by a bouncer.
Australia captain Michael Clarke could not hide his emotions as the teams lined up to honour Hughes.
The Indian team lines up to pay its respect to Hughes, who was seen as one of the most proming batsmen to come up through Australian ranks.
Bats lined up in honour of Hughes at the Adelaide Oval.
Ishant Sharma struck early after Australia elected to bat - he got rid of opener Chris Rogers.
However, David Warner was undeterred by the early loss and played some attacking shots to take the game away from India.
Shane Watson fends off a nasty bouncer from Ishant Sharma on the first day of the opening Test.
Clarke suffered again as an old back problem flared up after he had scored a half-century.
Clarke walked off the field, retired hurt, but not before he had struck a sublime 60 off 84 balls.
Warner walks off after striking a brilliant 145 to put Australia in the driver's seat. The hosts finished day one on 354/6.