INDIA VS AUSTRALIA 2ND TEST, DAY 1- MOHAMMAD SIRAJ SHINED ON DEBUT WITH 2 WICKETS
Mohammad Siraj made his test debut on Saturday, December 26th in India vs Australia 2nd test at MCG (Melbourne Cricket Ground). He had a very good day on the field with the ball, grabbing 2/40 in 15 overs in the 1st innings.
Who won the toss today?
Aussie skipper Tim Paine won the toss and decided to bat first. Australia went on the ground with unchanged xi- Tim Paine ©, Joe Burns, Matthew Wade, Steven Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Travis Head, Cameron Green, Pat Cummins, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood. and Mitchell Starc.
How many runs did Australia score today?
Australia scored 195 runs with the loss of 10 wickets, they could last for 72.3 overs only.
Who made the most number of runs for Australia in 1st innings?
Marnus Labuschagne made the most number of runs (48 off 132 balls) for Australia. Wicket-keeper batsman Wade gave a good start with 30 runs off 39 balls. Travis Head also contributed with 38 runs. Although the big fish Steven smith departed for a duck, which is a very rare sight to see.
Which player bagged the highest wickets for India in the 1st innings?
Jasprit Bumrah bagged the highest wickets (4/56) for India in the 1st innings. Ravi Ashwin impressed with the ball, as usual, taking 3/35 in 24 overs. Debutant Mohammad Siraj took 2 wickets in the first innings, bowling incredibly.
How long did India bat on day 1 of INDIA VS AUSTRALIA 2ND TEST?
India made 36 runs with the loss of 1 wicket on day 1. Starc gave the first breakthrough to Australia, trapping Mayank Agarwal in front of the wicket for a duck with an unplayable inswinger. Another debutant Shubman Gill also looked in good touch, at the end of the day he was batting at 28.