Australia vs India 3rd Test Day 1: Australia decides to bat first after winning the toss.
Australia vs India 3rd Test Day 1 Match Report: There is a New opening pair for Australia in the form of Will Pucovski and David Warner at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
David Warner makes a comeback to the side after recovering fromgroin injury. They were 21 for 1 in 7.1 overs. Where rain arrived and players has to go off the field. David Warner got out on Mohammed Siraj‘s second over.
Will Pucovski played a good hand when the game resumed. He was lucky because Rishabh Pant dropped a couple of catches. But, he scored a half-century in his debut test match. He misses out previous two test due to a concussion in the practice session. That takes him out of the first two test matches against India.
Navdeep Saini also played his Debut Test Match. It is a great moment for him because he receives the cap from Jasprit Bumrah.
Will Pucovski and Marnus Labuschagne put up a partnership of runs for the second wicket. Navdeep Saini dismissed the Australian opener Pucovski on 62. He achieved his maiden test wicket.
Australia finishes the day with 166 for 2 on Day1. It is a positive start from them. Marnus Labuschagne and Steve Smith were unbeaten on 67 and 31. They will continue from here and will look to put up a big total on Day 2 of third test. On the other hand, India will look to pick a couple of wickets as early as possible. So that they can restrict aussies from posting a strong total.
Steve Smith came up with a different midset against Ravichandran Ashwin. He kept on moving his feet. So that Ashwin doesn’t get settled with his line.
Pucovski says that today is one of his favourite day.It is a wonderful experience to get an opportunity to play for Australian cricket team.