Ind Vs Aus: Bowlers keep India on Top on Day 1
Pune: First Test match between two top ranked teams in the world in Pune witnessed a sea saw battle, with visitors glittering at the end after facing collapse in middle.
Australia elected to bat first after winning toss, were ahead as the match progressed with 109/1. But tourist spear head was cut off by Spinner Aswin and Umesh who shared six wickets pushing visitors into trouble.
Umesh, who bowled splendidly, particularly after Tea session, grabbed 3 quick wickets keeping India on command with Wade, Keefe and Nathan Lyon falling as prey to his pace.
Mitchelle Starc in the end left a smile for his team smashing un beaten 57 in a crucial stand of 51 runs for 10th wicket with Josh Hazlewood, former left with just one run at the crease. But the day belongs to Umesh , who bowled his best spell of 4/32 in home country and played key role in derailing Australian team.
Tail Piece: stunning catch by Wicket keeper Saha which send keefe back to the pavilion is a feast for cricket lovers.
At the end of the day, Australians were left with 256/9, with day 2 to be crucial for both teams.