Australia v India: first Test, day one – live!

The Guardian - Dec 06, 00:53 GMT

Updates from the first day of play in AdelaideAny thoughts? Email or tweet @collinsadam 12

  • Updates from the first day of play in Adelaide
  • Any thoughts? Email or tweet @collinsadam

ONE OF THE GREAT CATCHES! Khawaja, throwing himself to his left, plucks a one-handed worldly in the gully, removing the Indian captain three balls into Cummins’ spell! WHAT A SNAFFLE! WHAT A MOMENT!

10th over: India 19-2 (Pujara 3, Kohli 3) Excellent over from Hazlewood to Kohli, testing him upstairs early then finding the splice off the seam back towards the right-hander. An inside edge is found too, spitting out to square leg to keep him on strike next over. Cummins’ turn to have a crack at the Indian number one.

India has done Australia a favour by batting.

Forced the locals to lead with their strength. Bowling when conditions are best. Wickets to Hazlewood and Starc in their first spells.

Couldn’t ask for more

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