Aus vs Ind 1st Test, Day 2: Travis Head scores 50 on mixed day for hosts

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Dec 7, 2018, 9:59 am IST
Updated Dec 7, 2018, 1:06 pm IST
Australia 191-7 (1st innings, trail India by 59 runs), Starc 8*, Head 61*; Ishant Sharma 2/31, R Ashwin 3/50, Bumrah 2/34.
Travis Head remained unbeaten on 61 runs as Australia finished Day two at 191-7, trailing India by 59 runs.(Photo: AP)
 Travis Head remained unbeaten on 61 runs as Australia finished Day two at 191-7, trailing India by 59 runs.(Photo: AP)

Adelaide: Travis Head remained unbeaten on 61 runs as Australia finished Day two at 191-7, trailing India by 59 runs.

Mitchell Starc is the other batsman, who is still batting at eight runs.

 

Ravichandran Ashwin finished the day with figures of 3/50, whereas Ishant Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah registered figures of 2/31 and 2/34 respectively.

With opener Aaron Finch having been dismissed for a duck, Peter Handscomb (34) tried to save the hosts before being removed by Bumrah.

Meanwhile, both Marcus Harris (26) and Usman Khawaja (28) were dismissed by Ashwin.

Australia 177-7 after 80.3 overs

WICKET! Pat Cummins is struck lbw by Jasprit Bumrah, departs for 10 runs.

Australia 127-6 after 63 overs

WICKET! It's Test wicket number 50 against Australia for Ishant Sharma as he removes Tim Paine for 5 runs.

Australia 120-5 after 57.3 overs

WICKET! Handscomb is dismissed for 34 runs as he is caught behind by Rishabh Pant off Bumrah's bowling

Tea break report

Australia continued to recover from their early blow as Peter Handscomb (33 not out) and Travis Head's (17 not out) partnership reached 30 runs.

Ashwin remained with three wickets while Ishant Sharma was the other wicket-taker.

Australia 87-4 after 39.3 overs

WICKET! Ashwin bowls the right length as Usman Khawaja is caught behind by Rishabh Pant.

Australia 59-3 after 28 overs

BOWLED'EM! Ashwin does the damage again, this time ensures that the bails come off by dismissing Shaun Marsh.

Australia 45-2 after 21.1 overs

WICKET! Ashwin sees off Marcus Harris as he is caught by Murali Vijay at silly mid off.

Australia 0-1 after 0.3 overs

BOWLED 'EM! Ishant Sharma provides India a dream start as he sees off Aaron Finch for a duck.

Australia 1st innings

Australia went past 100 despite losing four wickets in reply to India’s total of 250 with Peter Handscomb and Travis Head at the crease.

The visitors were bowled out for 250 earlier on Day two shortly after the dismissal of centurion Cheteshwar Pujara (123 runs).

Ravichandran Ashwin has picked up three wickets so far, whereas Ishant Sharma is the other wicket-taker.

Where to watch the matches live?

Live telecast: The matches can be seen live on Sony Six (English commentary) and Sony Ten 3 (Hindi commentary).

Live streaming: It can also be streamed live on Sony LIV, the digital platform on the internet.

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