Itwas quite a steady day for Indian batsmen who took great efforts to have arespectable score at the end of Day 1 in the ongoing third Test against Australiaat Melbourne. India rode on excellent half-centuries from debutant MayankAgarwal and Cheteshwar Pujara to reach a commanding 215/2 at stumps on theopening day.
CheteshwarPujara was batting on 68 while skipper Virat Kohli was on 47 at the other endwhen the umpires dislodged the bails for the day. They put together an unbeatenthird wicket stand of 92 runs after the new look opening pair of Mayank Agarwaland Hanuma Vihari gave the visitors a slow but steady start.
Agarwal,thrusted into the squad following failure of KL Rahul and Murali Vijay,responded with a 76-run knock off 161 balls, sorting out India’s opening woesto some extent. Make-shift opener Hanuma Vihari did not make many runs, gettingjust 8 off 68 balls in his 40-run stand with Agarwal.
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India vsAustralia 3rd Test Day 2 LIVE broadcast will begin at 5.30 AM (IST)on Sony Six Network . India vs Australia 3rd Test will be played atthe Melbourne cricket ground.
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Australia: Tim Paine (C & WK), JoshHazlewood, Aaron Finch, Marcus Harris, Shaun Marsh, Travis Head, MitchellStarc, Pat Cummins, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Marsh, Usman Khawaja, PeterHandscomb, Peter Siddle
India: Virat Kohli (C), Murali Vijay,Ishant Sharma, Rishabh Pant (WK), KL Rahul, Kuldeep Yadav, Mayank Agarwal,Ajinkya Rahane, Hardik Pandya, Hanuma Vihari, Rohit Sharma, Parthiv Patel (WK),Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah,Cheteshwar Pujara, Bhuvneshwar Kumar.