India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Mohammed Shami Stars as India on Opening Day Against Australia
Mohammed Shami in action during the 2nd Test in New Delhi.© AFP
India scored 21 runs without loss after dismissing Australia for 263 on the first day of the second Test of the Border Gavaskar Trophy in New Delhi on Friday. Captain Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul were batting on 13 and 4 respectively when the final session ended on day one. India is 242 runs behind the visiting team. Earlier, veteran pacer Mohammed Shami (4/60) accounted for four Australian batsmen. However, Australia were once again undone by India’s slow bowling as the spin duo of Ravichandran Ashwin (3/57) and Ravindra Jadeja (3/68) shared six wickets between them.
Usman Khawaja (81) and Peter Handscomb (72 not out) made important contributions for Australia.
Brief scores: Australia 1st innings: 263 in 78.4 overs (Usman Khawaja 81; Peter Handscomb 72 not out; Mohammed Shami 4/60).
India 1st innings: 21 for no loss in 9 overs (Rohit Sharma 13 not out; Nathan Lyon 0/4)
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