India vs Australia 1st Test Day 2: Match Report

Rohit made his 9th test ton while Axar and Jadeja's partnership helped India to take a healthy lead at the end of Day 2 in India vs Australia 1st Test.

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India Finished Day 2 with a healthy lead of 144 runs in the 1st Test of India vs Australia. Captain Rohit Sharma already scored his half-century at the end of Day 1. He completed his career's 9th and first test century against Australia. Ashwin made a good partnership with the skipper but eventually, he lost his wicket while Pujara and Virat Kohli both failed to shine. Debutant Suryakumar Yadav and Srikar Bharat also couldn't help Rohit very well.

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Rohit Sharma's 1st Ton vs Australia in Test Cricket

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Todd Murphy took 5 wickets and almost broke the backbone of the Indian Middle order but Jadeja stood tall with Sharma to build a superb partnership. Rohit Sharma scored 120 runs and the Aussie skipper took his wicket with a brilliant inswinger. Axar Patel came into bat and started to complement Jadeja. They both remained not out with 52 and 66 runs. India finished their 2nd Day at a score of 321 with a loss of 7 wickets and a lead of 144 runs.

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India vs Australia 1st Test Day 2: Match Report - Axar Patel on 52* and Ravindra Jadeja on 66* at the end of Day 2 | Sportz Point

Axar Patel on 52* & Ravindra Jadeja on 66* at the end of Day 2



India vs Australia:

Australia 1st innings: 177 all out in 63.5 overs (Marnus Labuschagne - 49, Steve Smith - 37; Ravindra Jadeja - 5/47, Ravichandran Ashwin - 3/42).

India 1st innings: 321/7 in 114 overs ( Rohit Sharma - 120, Jadeja - 66*; Todd Murphy 5/82).

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