ind vs aus 1st test day-1 – The first day of the first Test of the four-match series against India and Australia has ended. On the first day of the match at Adelaide Oval, Cheteshwar Pujara proved to be the hero for Team India and scored a whopping 123 runs. Pujara was run out after scoring 123 runs on the last ball of the day. India scored 250 in 9.55 in 9.5 overs. Mohammed Shami returned to the knot with six runs, whileJasprit Bumrah will now get a chance to bat on Friday.
Pujara showed off
Pujara completed 5000 runs in Test cricket during his innings of 123 runs and also scored his career 16th century. Pujara scored quick runs in the last over and provided India with 250 runs. While the wicket was falling from one end, Pujara batted with patience and offered an example for the rest of the batsmen.
India’s top order has failed miserably. Captain Virat Kohli won the toss and decided to bat first and returned to both openers Pavilion for 15 runs. Josh Hazlewood gave India the first blow as KL Rahul was just two runs out. After Murali Vijay scored 11 runs, Mitchell Starc was caught by wicketkeeper Tim Paine on the back of the wicket. Virat Kohli, who came with the help of Pujara, came on the crease and scored just three runs. Usman Khawaja on the ball of Pat Cummins, Virat’s fantastic catch in the street. After that Ajinkya Rahane became the second victim of Hazlewood by scoring 13 runs. India lost four wickets for 41 runs.
Rohit, Rishabh and Ashwin together with Pujara
Rohit Sharma (37) and R Ashwin (31), Rishabh Pant (25) and Pujara (7) India’s score could reach 250 at the end of these innings. At one time it seemed like India could not even make 150 runs.
Australia have landed in this Test with four specialist bowlers and these four bowlers shocked two or two wickets. Travis Head played the fifth bowler and bowled two overs. Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins, and Nathan Lyon have two wickets each.