2nd Test, Perth Stadium, (day one):
Australia: 277-6 Harris 70, Head 58, Finch 50; Sharma 2-35, Vihari 2-53
Score Card

Aaron Finch marcus Harris along with Travis Head scored half-centuries however India reined into 277-6 Australia on day one of the second Test.

The hosts, even who lost a dramatic chain opener by 3 1 runs Monday, reached 112 without loss before Finch was trapped lbw by Jasprit Bumrah for 50.

Yet another three wickets soon after saw Australia wobble in Perth to 148-4.

Ishant Sharma and Hanuma Vihari found their second wickets before stumps, although head along with Shaun Marsh included 84.

Captain Tim Paine is unbeaten on 16, with Pat Cummins (11 not out) also at the crease at the close.

Australia in heating, on a Perth Stadium pitch, chosen to bat and also had won the toss.

India’s seam-heavy attack confined the scoring early on, but couldn’t force a breakthrough before a delivery from Bumrah removed Finch.

Until a frustrated cut shot Umesh Yadav accounted due to his wicket off usman Khawaja stuttered, scoring only five runs off 38 balls.

Harris edged before an exceptional stretching catch from Virat Kohli off Sharma removed Peter Handscomb for just seven, a rising Vihari delivery to fall on 70.

Australia, with lost four wickets for just 36 runs, looked vulnerable however Marsh and Head guided them.

However, Marsh (45) and Head (5 8 ) dropped in the last semester to leave the match, just like the string so far, delicately poised.

The Test is the initial at the floor following that a 47-year jog at the Waca.


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