The day started with Australia with a bad opening start and ended up not quite promising note. After being defeated in the 1st match, India comes back and states that they are still in the game and won’t give it too quickly.
The day at Melbourne started on a note with two Australian openers make it to the crease in search of a big total for their rivals to chase, and on the other hand, Indians had something else cooking up in their mind.
The first three overs played between Joe Burns and Mathew Wade were looking good, and they a decent start to their innings. But it was unfortunate for the batsmen Joe Burns to lose an early wicket.
10/1 in just 4.2 overs and Rishabh Pant caught him, and the bowler was Jasprit Bumrah.
India’s favorite bowlers strike in action with an early wicket making the Australian team a bit nervous. Ravindra Jadeja caught fall Of Wickets Matthew Wade, bowled by R. Ashwin, and the score was 35/2 in just 12.5 overs. Wade was followed by Steve Smith, caught by C. Pujara, bowled by R. Ashwin, and the score was 38/3.
Then goes Travis Head, caught by Ajinkya Rahane, bowled by Jasprit Bumrah, and the score was 124/4 in just 41.5 overs. Then at five goes, Marnus Labuschagne caught by Shubman Gill, bowled by Md. Siraj.
At 6 Cameron Green lbw by Md. Siraj. 7th wicket was of Tim Paine. The captain wicketkeeper was caught by Hanuma Vihari, bowled by Ravindra Jadeja. At 8 goes Mitchell Starc with the team score to be at 164/8. They were followed by Nathane Lyon going at 20 runs lbw by Bumrah.
The final blow was given to Pat Cummins by Ravindra Jadeja, and Cummins departed at nine runs with the team total of 195/10 in just 72.3 overs.
What went wrong for Auzi’s?
Talking about Australia’s batting today, so every batsman was seen bit struggling with the bat and the ball trying to figure out and hit the right spot in the manner, and that what went wrong for Australia. According to the experts, a close encounter was seen between the bat and the ball many times, and because of them, many players lost their wickets. At the end of the Australian innings, they need to buck up create a mark on India’s batting as they do not have a perfect score to chase on, and they are defending a low total. So if Australia needs to sustain in the game, they need to keep India inside the limit so that India’s chasing total doesn’t go high.
The Indian batsmen were quite confident while going for their batting after the innings break, but they lost an early wicket. Mayank Agrawal couldn’t interpret the ball well and got lbw by Josh Hazelwood. It was a great going start for Australian morale and confidence and getting a wicket in the 1st without giving a single run.
The fall of the wicket position for India was 0/1 after one over. India is trailing by 159 runs, and it’s expected from the Indian line up to create a great score the Auzi’s to chase on. We expect a great and entertaining show and competition for day 2 of India vs. Australia test series match no two where Australia is leading by 1-0(4).