1st Test: India Beat Australia By 31 Runs In Adelaide Thriller
India defeated Australia by 31 runs in the first Test at the Adelaide Oval to take a 1-0 lead in the four-match series.
India skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bat against Australia in the Adelaide Test.
Cheteshwar Pujara played a composed 125-run knock to help India post 250 runs in the first innings.
Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood picked three wickets in the first innings.
Travis Head for Australia played a gritty knock of 72 as Australia were bowled out for 235 in their first innings.
For India, Jasprit Bumrah and Ravichandran Ashwin scalped three wickets each in the first innings.
Cheteshwar Pujara (71) and Ajinkya Rahane (70) played important knocks for India in the second innings.
Nathan Lyon picked six wickets for Australia in the second innings.
A defiant Australia gave India a mighty scare but were bowled out for 291 in the second innings.
India won the Adelaide Test by 31 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the four-match series.