IND vs AUS, 1st Test Highlights: Australia Thrash India By 8 Wickets To Take 1-0 Series Lead
India vs Australia Test Highlights: Australia defeated India by 8 wickets in the opening Test at the Adelaide Oval, easily chasing down the 90-run target.
Australia defeated India by 8 wickets in the opening Test of the four-match series at the Adelaide Oval. The hosts were handed a paltry target of 90 runs, which openers Joe Burns and Matthew Wade made all the more comfortable with a 50-run partnership. India finished with a total of 36/9 in the second innings. Mohammed Shami was declared retired hurt, after being hit on the right arm by a short delivery from Pat Cummins. It was the visitors' lowest-ever Test total. Mayank Agarwal was the highest run-scorer for India, accumulating 9 runs off 40 deliveries. Josh Hazlewood and Cummins were the top performers with the ball, accounting for five and four wickets respectively. Day 2 witnessed Australia being bowled out for 191 in the first innings. Skipper Tim Paine was the highest run-scorer for the hosts, remaining unbeaten on 73 runs off 99 deliveries in an innings comprising of 10 boundaries. Ravichandran Ashwin was the pick of the bowlers for India, accounting for four wickets. India scored 244 runs in the first innings after winning the toss and opting to bat. (SCORECARD)
1st Test, Day 3 Highlights Between Australia (AUS) vs India (IND), Straight From Adelaide Oval
- 13:09 (IST)WICKET! Matthew Wade st Wriddhiman Saha b Ravichandran Ashwin 33 (53)Matthew Wade departs for 33 runs off 53 deliveries, after coming down the track and trying to get under the flight. However, he missed the ball with Saha taking advantage to pull off a stumping. Marnus Labuschagne is the new man in.
- 11:05 (IST)Mohammed Shami is walking off, bringing an end to the Indian inningsMohammed Shami is walking off the field after opting to retire out. Shami was hit on the right arm, following a short ball from Pat Cummins, leaving him in a lot of pain. The Indian second innings ends at a score of 36/9, which is the lowest Test total registered by the visitors. Australia need 90 runs to win the opening Test.
- 10:51 (IST)WICKET! Hanuma Vihari c Tim Paine b Josh Hazlewood 8 (22)Josh Hazlewood has registered his eighth five-wicket haul in Test cricket, following the dismissal of Hanuma Vihari. Vihari failed to negotiate a beautiful delivery bowled outside off, edging the ball to Tim Paine. Mohammed Shami is the last batsman in.
- 10:46 (IST)WICKET! Ravichandran Ashwin c Tim Paine b Josh Hazlewood 0 (1)Josh Hazlewood gets his 200th wicket in Test cricket, registering his second dismissal in as many deliveries. Ashwin edged a fine delivery from Hazlewood to Tim Paine, going for a review after being ruled out by the umpire. The Snicko showed a spike, resulting in his dismissal with Umesh Yadav the new man in.