IND vs AUS, 3rd Test Highlights, Day 1: Marnus Labuschagne, Will Pucovski Star As Australia Dominate In Sydney
India vs Australia Test Highlights: Currently unbeaten, Marnus Labuschagne registered his half-century on Day 1 of the ongoing third Test match, at the Sydney Cricket Ground. He will be aiming to anchor his side's innings on Day 2, alongwith Steve Smith.
Australia put in a steady display against India on Day 1 of the ongoing third Test match, at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday. Despite, rain stopping play early on, Will Pucovski registered a half-century on his debut. Meanwhile, Marnus Labuschagne also scored a half-century and is currently unbeaten on 67. He will be hoping to build on their side's momentum on Day 2, with Steve Smith, who is not out on 31. The hosts finished the day at 166 for two. The hosts lost the wickets of Pucovski and David Warner. Mohammed Siraj dismissed Warner, who could only muster five runs early in the piece. Meanwhile, Test debutant Navdeep Saini took the wicket of Pucovski, who scored 62 runs from 110 balls. The Australian debutant also slammed four fours. Australia's debutant opener got two reprieves as Rishabh Pant dropped two catches of Pucovski on the opening day of the third Test. (LIVE SCORECARD)
3rd Test, Day 1 Highlights Australia (AUS) vs India (IND), Straight From Sydney Cricket Ground
3rd Test, Border-Gavaskar Trophy, 2020/21, Jan 07, 2021
- 11:55 (IST)OUT! Will Pucovski lbw b Navdeep Saini 62 (110)Saini sends a full and quicker delivery. Pucovski shuffles across and tries to glance it away. He misses it, and there is no inside edge. Labuschagne asks him about a review, but the debutant denies it. A good knock by the debutant. He lost his wicket to another Test cricket debutant.In comes, Steve Smith.
- 11:14 (IST)Tea time! Australia: 93/1 (31)Okay, its time for tea on Day 1. Will Pucovski and Marnus Labuschagne have looked comfortable for Australia, despite a cautious start by both batsmen. Debutant Pucovski has reached his half-century (54*) and Labuschagne (34*) has been steady. India had plenty of chances to send Pucovski back to the pavilion, but Rishabh Pant dropped him twice. India have plenty of work to do.