On the first day of the fourth and final Test against Australia at the Gabba, India opener Rohit Sharma could not resist having a laugh at wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant who was quite hysterical behind the stumps.
Pant left no chance to impel opponents as a wicket-keeper with his antics. In the final session, Pant was seen plading with skipper Ajinkya Rahane to make use of the DRS. It was at that moment when Rohit, who was standing at the slip, laughed off at Pant's appeal to take a review.
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In the 84th over, T Natarajan, who picked two important scalps in his Test debut, had beaten the outside edge of Tim Paine's bat. With the ball landing in Pant's gloves, he was the only one appealing for a possible caught behind against the Australian captain.
Meanwhile, Australia recorded 274 for 5 at stumps on the opening day at the Gabba. The hosts were reduced to 17 for 2 after opting to bat on a bouncy and batting wicket but recovered later, thanks mainly to Marnus Labuschagne's 108-run inning.
At stumps, captain Tim Paine and Cameron Green were batting on 38 and 28 respectively.
Labuschagne's 204-ball knock had nine boundaries. He was dropped on 37 by Ajinkya Rahane off the bowling of Navdeep Saini.
The Australians scored runs at a fair clip in the second session after they were 65 for 2 at lunch, with Labuschagne going great guns. The hosts added 89 runs from 27 overs and lost just one wicket in that session.
But India made a comeback in the final session, with debutant T Natarajan getting rid of Labuschagne and Matthew Wade (45) in the space of two overs after the duo had stitched 113 runs for the fourth wicket.
The other debutant Washington Sundar got rid of the dangerous Steve Smith (36) for his first Test wicket.