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India vs Australia, 1st Test Live Cricket Score: Australia On Top After First Session In Adelaide

IND vs AUS Live: Pat Cummins accounted for the dismissal of Mayank Agarwal.© AFP

Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara are looking to help India rebuild, after the dismissals of Mayank Agarwal and Prithvi Shaw on the opening day of the visitors’ first day/night Test on overseas soil against Australia. The game is being held at the Adelaide Oval. Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins have accounted for a wicket apiece. Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari form the batting department for Team India. Wriddhiman Saha is the wicketkeeper-batsman. Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah are the bowlers for the visitors. Joe Burns and Matthew Wade are the openers for the hosts, with Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith and Travis Head set to follow. Skipper Tim Paine will handle the wicket-keeper’s responsibilities, with all-rounder Cameron Green set to make his debut in Test cricket. Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon and Josh Hazlewood are the men in the bowling department. (LIVE SCORECARD)


1st Test, Day 1 Live Updates Between Australia (AUS) vs India (IND), Straight From Adelaide Oval

  • December17202011:37 (IST)

    Dinner break on Day 1

    Its time for the dinner break on day 1, with the Indian team reaching a total of 41 runs for the loss of two wickets in 25 overs. Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara are the batsmen at the crease for the visitors.

  • December17202011:35 (IST)

    Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara complete a double

    Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara complete a double, after the former flicked a full delivery in the gap wide of mid-wicket.

  • December17202011:30 (IST)

    Single to Virat Kohli

    Virat Kohli gets a single, after directing a full delivery angling into the stumps, wide of mid-wicket.

  • December17202011:26 (IST)

    Three runs from Cameron Green’s maiden over in Test cricket

    Three runs from Cameron Green’s first over in Test cricket. Green bowled a no-ball from his first delivery, which was followed by a double. Pujara flicked the ball wide of mid-wicket following a full delivery, resulting in a couple of runs. India 38/2 after 23 overs

  • December17202011:22 (IST)

    Cameron Green into the attack

    Cameron Green is set to bowl his first over in Test cricket, after being introduced into the attack.

  • December17202011:21 (IST)

    Single to Pujara

    A single to Cheteshwar Pujara, who pushes the ball square in the gap between backward point and cover, following a length delivery bowled outside off.

  • December17202011:16 (IST)

    Virat Kohli gets off the mark with a double

    Virat Kohli is off the mark with a double after tucking the length delivery behind square.

  • December17202011:04 (IST)

    WICKET! Mayank Agarwal b Pat Cummins 17 (40)

    Mayank Agarwal departs for 17 runs off 40 deliveries, as Pat Cummins gets a wicket off the first ball of the 19th over. Cummins went slightly wide, bowled a good length delivery which went on to hit the stumps. Mayank might rue his decision to poke his hands into a push. Virat Kohli is the new man in.

  • December17202010:59 (IST)


    Single to Mayank Agarwal following a drive wide of extra cover, as Mitchell Starc attempted to go wide of the crease, targetting the off-stump.

  • December17202010:54 (IST)

    Two runs!

    Mayank Agarwal and Cheteshwar Pujara complete a double, after the former took advantage of Mitchell Starc darting one onto the pads at 138ks.

  • December17202010:49 (IST)


    Mayank Agarwal breaks the shackles with a boundary, slicing a slightly wide and full delivery from Mitchell Starc over cover. Second boundary of the day for Mayank.

  • December17202010:47 (IST)

    Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc have kept things tight

    Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc have ensured a tight line and length, giving limited room to the Indian batsmen. However, they have been unsuccesful in getting any further wickets after Prithvi Shaw’s dismissal. India 25/1 after 15 overs

  • December17202010:31 (IST)

    Three runs

    Mayank Agarwal and Cheteshwar Pujara complete three runs, after the latter punched the ball through mid-on, following a full delivery from Josh Hazlewood.

  • December17202010:27 (IST)


    A single added to Team India’s total as Cheteshwar Pujara defends the ball outside off, resulting in a thick inside edge behind square leg.

  • December17202010:25 (IST)

    Pat Cummins into the attack

    The hosts have introduced fast-bowler Pat Cummins into the attack, with the Indian innings slowly gaining stability after the early dismissal of Prithvi Shaw.

  • December17202010:23 (IST)


    Opening boundary of the innings for Team India as Mayank Agarwal takes advantage of a wide half-volley from Josh Hazlewood. Agarwal directed the ball through the gap in the cover region, with the Australian fielders unable to stop the ball. India 21/1 after 10 overs

  • December17202010:21 (IST)


    Pujara and Agarwal complete a single, after the former defended straight of mid-on.

  • December17202010:18 (IST)

    Three runs added to the Indian total

    Cheteshwar Pujara and Mayank Agarwal complete three runs following a half-volley bowled outside off, which was punched through mid-off by the former.

  • December17202010:17 (IST)

    Cheteshwar Pujara gets lucky

    Cheteshwar Pujara will consider himself lucky, after Nathan Lyon failed to complete a catch at backward short leg. Pujara flicked the full ball off the pads, with the ball going straight to Lyon. The two batsmen have completed a double.

  • December17202010:13 (IST)

    Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc maintain the pressure

    Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc are not giving away any freebies, with a lot of pressure on Cheteshwar Pujara and Mayank Agarwal. India 9/1 after 8 overs

  • December17202010:05 (IST)

    Travis Head drops Mayank Agarwal

    Travis Head fails to hold on at short leg, following an edge straight off Mayank Agarwal’s bat. The hosts could have well got their second wicket, if Head had managed to maintain his composure. 

  • December17202009:58 (IST)


    Cheteshwar Pujara directs a short of length delivery down to fine leg, adding a single to the Indian total.

  • December17202009:56 (IST)


    Mayank Agarwal and Cheteshwar Pujara complete a single, following a thick inside edge through midwicket as the former attempted to push the ball.

  • December17202009:55 (IST)

    Nearly the opening boundary of the innings

    Mayank Agarwal nearly gets the opening boundary of the innings, following a front foot drive through the covers. Matthew Wade managed to flicked the ball back, just when it seemed like it will hit the boundary, saving a run for the hosts. India 5/1 after 4 overs

  • December17202009:42 (IST)

    Nervy start for Team India

    India are under pressure early on, following the dismissal of Prithvi Shaw for a duck. Cheteshwar Pujara nearly edged the ball to first slip, which would have been a massive blow. India 1/1 after 1 over

  • December17202009:35 (IST)

    WICKET! Prithvi Shaw b Mitchell Starc 0 (2)

    Prithvi Shaw departs for a duck, after dragging a good length delivery which was angling away from off stump, back into the middle stump. Shaw has registered his first duck in Test cricket, with the hosts off to a strong start. Cheteshwar Pujara is the new man in.

  • December17202009:33 (IST)

    Mitchell Starc to bowl the opening over

    Left-arm pacer Mitchell Starc will bowl the opening over of the Test. Prithvi Shaw and Mayank Agarwal are opening the innings for Team India.

  • December17202009:05 (IST)

    Australia’s Lineup for Adelaide Test announced

    Australia XI: J Burns, M Wade, M Labuschagne, S Smith, T Head, C Green, T Paine, P Cummins, M Starc, N Lyon, J Hazlewood.

  • December17202009:03 (IST)

  • December17202009:01 (IST)

    Steve Smith’s stellar record against India in Test cricket

    Australian batsman Steve Smith has scored 1429 runs at an average of 84.05 against India in Test cricket. Smith’s tally includes seven centuries. 

  • December17202008:55 (IST)

    Here’s a closer look at Cameron Green

    Cameron Green is the newest member of Australia’s Test 11. While his performance on the field will up for review soon, here’s a closer look at his life so far. 

  • December17202008:53 (IST)

    Nathan Lyon will pose a threat to Team India

    Australian spinner Nathan Lyon picked 8 wickets the last time the hosts faced India in a Test in Adelaide. This will certainly make him one to watch out for, with the game an important one in the context of the four-match series. 

  • December17202008:47 (IST)

    Cameron Green set to make his Test debut

    All-rounder Cameron Green has been handed the Baggy Green No.459 by Pat Cummins, with the emerging youngster set to make his debut in Adelaide. 

  • December17202008:45 (IST)

    Team India’s playing XI for the opening Test in Adelaide

    The Indian team has already announced its playing X1 for the first clash of the four-match series between Australia and India in Adelaide. Players like Shubman Gill and Rishabh Pant have been sidelined.

  • December17202008:43 (IST)

    Taking a look at the pitch for the first Test

    Here is how a look at the pitch for the first Test between Australia and India. It will be interesting to see what the captain winning the toss, opts to do.  

  • December17202008:40 (IST)

    Team India off to Adelaide Oval

    The Indian team is off to the Adelaide Oval for the opening Border-Gavaskar Test. Can they get off to a good start in the Test match?

  • December17202008:35 (IST)

    Hello and welcome!

    Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the opening day of the first Test between Australia and India at the Adelaide Oval. The visitors will be playing their first day/night Test on overseas soil.

    Here is the preview for the match.

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