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India vs Australia, 1st Test Live Cricket Score: Matthew Wade, Joe Burns Give Australia Solid Start In Paltry Chase In Adelaide

IND vs AUS Live: Josh Hazlewood registered his 8th 5-wicket haul in the second innings in Adelaide.© Twitter

Joe Burns and Matthew Wade have helped Australia get off to a strong start, after being handed a target of 90 runs on Day 3 in the opening Test against India in Adelaide. India’s second innings ended at a score of 36/9, after Mohammed Shami was declared retired hurt. None of the batters reached double figures, with Mayank Agarwal’s 9 runs off 40 deliveries the highest score. Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood wreaked havoc. Cummins picked four wickets with a five-wicket haul for Hazlewood. Day 2 witnessed Australia being bowled out for 191 in the first innings. Skipper Tim Paine was the highest run-scorer for the hosts, remaining unbeaten on 73 runs off 99 deliveries in an innings comprising of 10 boundaries. Ravichandran Ashwin was the pick of the bowlers for India, accounting for four wickets. India scored 244 runs in the first innings after winning the toss and opting to bat. (LIVE SCORECARD)


1st Test, Day 3 Live Score Updates Between Australia (AUS) vs India (IND), Straight From Adelaide Oval

  • December19202011:36 (IST)

    Time for the Dinner break!

    Australia will go into the Dinner break with 15 runs scored without losing a single wicket, after being handed a target of 90 runs.

  • December19202011:29 (IST)


    Matthew Wade continues to get the runs at a steady pace, following his third boundary of the innings. Wade opened the face of the bat to guide the ball between the slip cordon and gully.

  • December19202011:23 (IST)

    Shubman Gill has replaced Mohammed Shami on the field

    Shubman Gill has replaced Mohammed Shami on the field, which is an indication of how serious the injury is.

  • December19202011:21 (IST)


    Second boundary of the innings for Matthew Wade, who hits the ball to sweeper cover with confidence.

  • December19202011:14 (IST)

    Joe Burns, Matthew Wade ready to start the chase of 90

    Joe Burns and Matthew Wade are ready to begin the chase of 90 runs for Australia. Umesh Yadav willl bowl the first over.

  • December19202011:05 (IST)

    Mohammed Shami is walking off, bringing an end to the Indian innings

    Mohammed Shami is walking off the field after opting to retire out. Shami was hit on the right arm, following a short ball from Pat Cummins, leaving him in a lot of pain. The Indian second innings ends at a score of 36/9, which is the lowest Test total registered by the visitors. Australia need 90 runs to win the opening Test.

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    Umesh Yadav gets his first boundary of the innings, following a top-edge off a short delivery which runs away for a four.

  • December19202010:51 (IST)

    WICKET! Hanuma Vihari c Tim Paine b Josh Hazlewood 8 (22)

    Josh Hazlewood has registered his eighth five-wicket haul in Test cricket, following the dismissal of Hanuma Vihari. Vihari failed to negotiate a beautiful delivery bowled outside off, edging the ball to Tim Paine. Mohammed Shami is the last batsman in.

  • December19202010:48 (IST)

    Hanuma Vihari edges the ball into the on-side for a single

    Hanuma Vihari edged the ball into the on-side, completing a quick single with Umesh Yadav.

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    Hanuma Vihari gets his first boundary of the innings, smashing the ball behind point.

  • December19202010:46 (IST)

    WICKET! Ravichandran Ashwin c Tim Paine b Josh Hazlewood 0 (1)

    Josh Hazlewood gets his 200th wicket in Test cricket, registering his second dismissal in as many deliveries. Ashwin edged a fine delivery from Hazlewood to Tim Paine, going for a review after being ruled out by the umpire. The Snicko showed a spike, resulting in his dismissal with Umesh Yadav the new man in.

  • December19202010:42 (IST)

    WICKET! Wriddhiman Saha c Marnus Labuschagne b Josh Hazlewood 4 (15)

    Wriddhiman Saha departs for 4 runs off 15 deliveries, following a fuller ball on the pads which was chipped to Marnus Labuschagne at short mid. Ravichandran Ashwin is the new man in.

  • December19202010:31 (IST)

    Hanuma Vihari hits the ball to deep extra cover for a couple of runs

    Hanuma Vihari plays a fine front foot punch shot off Pat Cummins following a full delivery outside off-stump, completing two runs.

  • December19202010:29 (IST)

    Wriddhiman Saha flicks through square leg for a couple of runs

    Wriddhiman Saha flicks through square leg following a delivery angling in on the leg-stump, completing a couple of runs with Hanuma Vihari.

  • December19202010:23 (IST)

    India under threat of registering their lowest Test innings score

    Team India’s lowest Test innings score is 42 against England in 1974. With the team score reading 21/6, there is certainly a chance that history may be created for the wrong reasons. India’s earlier score of 19/6 was further the earliest the visitors have lost six wickets in their Test history.

  • December19202010:15 (IST)

    WICKET! Virat Kohli c Cameron Green b Pat Cummins 4 (8)

    Virat Kohli departs for 4 runs off 8 deliveries, after edging a slightly wide delivery from Pat Cummins to Cameron Green. Green dived low to his left with the ball popping out, but he managed to clutch it with his chest. The third umpire further confirmed that his hands were under the ball. Wriddhiman Saha is the new man in.

  • December19202010:11 (IST)


    Virat Kohli gets his first boundary of the day’s play following a short of length delivery bowled outside off stump, which was played wide of the fielder at gully.

  • December19202010:07 (IST)

    WICKET! Ajinkya Rahane c Tim Paine b Josh Hazlewood 0 (4)

    Ajinkya Rahane departs for a duck as Josh Hazlewood gets his second wicket in his opening over. Hazlewood bowled an outswinger which was bowled fuller, which Rahane could not negotiate effectively, nicking the ball to Tim Paine. Hanuma Vihari is the new man in.

  • December19202010:03 (IST)

    WICKET! Mayank Agarwal c Tim Paine b Josh Hazlewood 9 (40)

    Mayank Agarwal has been dismissed for 9, as Josh Hazlewood strikes off his first delivery after being brought into the attack. Hazlewood bowled a short of length delivery, which Mayank edged to Tim Paine. Ajinkya Rahane is the new man in.

  • December19202009:57 (IST)

    WICKET! Cheteshwar Pujara c Tim Paine b Pat Cummins 0 (8)

    Cheteshwar Pujara departs for a duck, following a back of length delivery on the off stump which the batsman edged to Tim Paine. Massive wicket for the hosts. Virat Kohli is the new man in.

  • December19202009:54 (IST)

    Mayank Agarwal has played the third fewest innings amongst batsmen scoring 1000 Test runs for India

    Mayank Agarwal has completed 1000 Test runs for India in 19 innings. Vinod Kambli is the fastest having reached the landmark in 14 innings, with Cheteshwar Pujara the second name on the list. Pujara reached the tally in 18 innings.

  • December19202009:50 (IST)

    Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins bowl consecutive maidens

    Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins bowl consecutive maidens in the 9th and 10th overs of the second innings, with Cheteshwar Pujara yet to get off the mark having faced six deliveries. 

  • December19202009:41 (IST)

    WICKET! Jasprit Bumrah c&b Pat Cummins 2 (17)

    Jasprit Bumrah departs for 2 runs off 17 deliveries, after being outsmarted by Pat Cummins. Cummins followed up a bouncer with a full delivery, which was chipped straight back to the bowler. Cheteshwar Pujara is the new man in.

  • December19202009:36 (IST)

    Jasprit Bumrah off the mark

    Jasprit Bumrah gets off the mark with a couple of runs, following an edge past the fielders to deep backward point.

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    Mayank Agarwal scores the first boundary of the day, to deep square leg. Agarwal took advantage of a delivery bowled down the leg side, directing the ball on to the fence. The batsman has now completed 1000 runs in Test cricket.

  • December19202009:30 (IST)

    Players are on the field

    Team India batsmen Jasprit Bumrah and Mayank Agarwal are out on the field. The Australian players have also taken their positions, with Mitchell Starc set to bowl the opening over. Mayank will face the first delivery of the day’s play.

  • December19202009:26 (IST)

    Happy birthday to Ricky Ponting

    Legendary Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting has turned 46. Ponting is Australia’s highest run-getter in Tests and ODIs. 

  • December19202009:19 (IST)

    Live Action just a few minutes away

    Live Action from Day 3 of the opening Test between Australia and India is just a few minutes away. Will the Australian pacers pick some early wickets just like the case on Day 2 or will Team India’s overnight batsmen strike a quality partnership?

  • December19202009:08 (IST)

    Overnight batsmen Jasprit Bumrah, Mayank Agarwal seen practising ahead of Day 3

    Team India’s overnight batsmen Jasprit Bumrah and Mayank Agarwal were seen practising a few strokes, before start of play on Day 3. Bumrah has looked good in the few deliveries he has faced so far. 

  • December19202009:04 (IST)

    Sunil Gavaskar slams Team India’s poor fielding in Adelaide

  • December19202009:01 (IST)

    Glenn McGrath Feels Australia Were “Very Defensive” In Their Approach On Day 2

    Former Australia pacer Glenn McGrath has slammed the hosts for being defensive in their approach on Day 2 in Adelaide. The hosts scored at less than three runs per over, with McGrath stating that the batsmen lacked intent.
  • December19202008:44 (IST)

    Ravichandran Ashwin has been a consistent performer in Australia

    Ravichandran Ashwin has picked three or more wickets in each of his last four innings in Australia. Can he deliver a similar performance in the second innings, having registered a four-wicket haul in the first innings on Friday?

  • December19202008:33 (IST)

    Nathan Lyon holds the key for Australia on Day 3

    Nathan Lyon has picked four or more wickets in Australia’s second bowling innings in each of the last four Test matches. Will he help the hosts bowl out India early?

  • December19202008:21 (IST)

    Ricky Ponting picks out Tim Paine’s fighting knock as major positive with the bat for Australia

    Legendary Australian cricketer has picked Tim Paine’s fighting unbeaten knock of 73* on Day 2, as a major positive with the bat for Australia. The rest of the batsmen failed to make much of an impact, after being dismissed early.

  • December19202008:19 (IST)

    Day 3 is expected to determine the flow of the Adelaide Test

    It will be interesting to see which team takes the lead on Day 3, with the Adelaide Test expected to be determined massively by proceedings from the day’s play. 

  • December19202008:15 (IST)

    Hello and welcome!

    Hello and welcome to our live coverage of Day 3 of the opening Test between Australia and India in Adelaide.

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