The second match of the 4 Test series between India and Australia is being played in Melbourne. In this Boxing-Day Test, Kangaroos won the toss and scored 195 runs in the first innings. In response, the Indian team lost one wicket without opening the account. Right now, Shubman Gill and Cheteshwar Pujara are at the crease
Indian opener Mayank Agarwal returned to the pavilion in the very first over of the innings. They could not even open an account. Mitchell Starc got him.
Australia All Out on 195
In the first innings for Kangaroos, Marnus Labuschen scored the highest 48 and Travis Head scored 38 runs. Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah took 4 and spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took 3 wickets. Mohammad Siraj got 2 wickets in the debut match.
Australia had a poor start. The team had lost 3 wickets for 38 runs. During this time, Joe Burns and Steve Smith could not even open the account. After this, Travis Head and Marnus Labuschen took the innings and shared 86 runs for the fourth wicket. After this, the team faltered and lost 7 wickets to make the last 71 runs.
Bumrah Took 4 Wickets, Ashwin Dismissed 3
Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah sent 4 players from Australia to the pavilion. The first wicket was also taken by Bumrah. Opener Joe Burns was caught by wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant without opening the account. He dismissed Travis Head for 38, giving the team a fourth blow. Ajinkya Rahane took his catch. Bumrah got Mitchell Starc (7) caught by Siraj as the third wicket.
Ashwin gave 3 big shocks to Australia. He gave Australia the 7th blow as captain Tim Paine. Penn 13 runs were caught by Hanuma Vihari. Steve Smith could not even open the account. Cheteshwar Pujara took his catch. Earlier, Ashwin had opener Matthew Wade caught by Ravindra Jadeja for 30 runs.