IND vs AUS: The second day of the day-night test being played in Adelaide between India and Australia came to an end. The Indian team has scored 9 runs losing 1 wicket in the second innings. The team had scored 244 runs in the first innings. After this, hosts Australia were bundled out for 191 runs. In this sense, Team India took the lead of 62 runs in the second innings against Australia. Mayank Agarwal (5) and Jaspreet Bumrah (0) are unbeaten. This is the first time in the day-night test, when the Australian team has not been able to take the lead in the first innings. This is Australia’s 8th Pink Ball Test.
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Australian Captain Tim Paine’s Fifty
In the first innings, Australia captain Tim Paine scored the highest score of 73 not out off 99 balls. This was the 8th fifty of his Test career. At the same time, Marnus Labushane scored 47 runs off 119 balls. Team India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took 4 wickets, while Umesh Yadav got 3 and Jaspreet Bumrah got 2 wickets.
Indian Spinner Got Wickets for the First Time in Day Night Test
Team India is playing its second and first day-night test abroad. This is the first time an Indian spinner has got wickets. Ashwin has taken 4 wickets in the match. India played their first day-night Test against Bangladesh in November last year. Indian fast bowlers took 19 wickets in that match. The match was won by India by an innings and 46 runs.
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India Lost 4 Wickets for 11 Runs on the Second Day
The team started playing on the second day by 233 runs for 6 wickets. After this, the team lost the remaining 4 wickets by playing 25 balls to score 11 runs. On the first day, Riddhiman Saha and Ravichandran Ashwin returned unbeaten on 15 runs. On the second day, both batsmen could not score runs and were dismissed. For Australia, Mitchell Starc took the maximum of 4 and Pat Cummins took 3 wickets. Josh Hazlewood and Nathan Lyon had 1–1 success.
Bumrah Sent Both Australian Openers to the Pavilion
In response, the start of Australia team was very bad. Australia lost two wickets for 29 runs. Jasprit Bumrah sent both openers to the pavilion. LBW to first opener Matthew Wade and Joe Burns. Both batsmen could score 8-8 runs.
Ashwin Demolished Middle Order of Australia
Ashwin slammed the Australian team’s middle order with 4 wickets. He caught Cameron Green playing debut test for 11 runs by Virat Kohli. Steve Smith (1) was caught by Ashwin at wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha. After this, Travis Head was dismissed for 7 runs. Ashwin caught Travis on his own ball.
Umesh Took 3 Wickets in The Same Over
Umesh Yadav took big wickets to Australia with two wickets in the same over. On the third ball of the 54th over of the innings, Umesh LBW Marnus Labushane for 47 runs. On the last ball of the over, Pat Cummins was caught out by Ajinkya Rahane without opening the account.
Team India’s First Innings, Captain Kohli’s Half Century
India won the toss in this match and chose to bat first, but Prithvi Shaw was clean bowled on the second ball of the match in the first innings. His wicket was taken by Mitchell Starc. Mayank Agarwal was bowled by Pat Cummins on an inside ball. Mayank was dismissed for 17 runs in 40 balls. He returned after scoring 17 runs off 40 balls with 2 fours. India suffered the third blow as Cheteshwar Pujara, who was dismissed for 43 runs in 160 balls. He was caught by Nathan Lyon at the hands of Marnus Labushane.
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Indian captain Virat Kohli hit an innings of 74 runs and was run out. Vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane was also out for LBW by Mitchell Starc for 42 runs. India’s sixth wicket fell as Hanuma Vihari. He returned from LBW off Josh Hazlewood after scoring 16 off 25 balls. R Ashwin was out for 15 runs. He was caught by Pat Cummins at the hands of Pim Penn. Wriddhiman Saha gave his catch to Tim Paine off Stark for 9 runs. Umesh Yadav was caught by Stark by Matthew Wade for 6 runs. Mo. Shami was dismissed by Cummins without opening the account while Bumrah remained unbeaten on 4 runs.