India vs Australia 1st Test, Day 1 – Review

A dust bowl of a pitch, Renshaw retiring with an upset stomach, Umesh’s fiery bowling, Saha’s Superman catch and a fearless innings from Mitchell Starc. Drama unfolded at the Sahara Stadium, Pune as the first day of the Border-Gavaskar series went underway.

Umesh Yadav
Umesh Yadav

Winning the toss, the Australian skipper, Steven Smith, decided to bat first on a seventh-day pitch. Yes! That’s right. A dust bowl of a wicket, the ball turning square in the first session itself. And the spinners came to work early.

Read Here: Australia Tour of India- Preview

David Warner got out before adding 82 runs for the first wicket, with Matt Renshaw, who too went to dug-out with an upset stomach. And before lunch, there were two new batsmen at the crease.

Smith and Handscomb tried to add some runs, after Shaun Marsh got out, but the wicket of Steve Smith, came to be the downfall of Australia. In a flurry of wickets, Australia were soon reduced to 205-9.

Read Here: New Buys and Full Squads of IPL teams

A fiery spell from Umesh Yadav, saw him take 4 wickets. Mitchell Starc then got going, hitting all sorts of shots to get the visitors to 256/9 at the end of the day.

Team India will soon look to get Starc’s wicket in the morning and come out to bat fresh. A cracker of a day awaits.

Fore Latest Sports Feeds & Articles Follow Us At https://sportsjoint.wordpress.com/

Like & Reach Our Official Facebook Page At https://www.facebook.com/sportsjoint/

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s