Second Evaluation, Perth Stadium (day two):
Australia: 326: Harris 70, Head 5-8, Finch 50; Sharma 4-41, Bumrah 2-53
India 172-3: Kohli 82no, Rahane 51no, Starc 2-42
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As he directed his side’s retrieval on an next day of the second Test against Australia india captain Virat Kohli made an 82.

Before decreasing the vacationers to 8-2 in Perth, australia added their score and 49 to reach 326 out.

The innings steadied and got to 82 when Mitchell Starc disregarded the prior.

Ajinkya Rahane (51 not out) continued the momentum and helped India reach 172-3 in the close.

It turned out to be a resolute knock from Kohli with runs hard to find against a disciplined Australia strike.

Kohli was quickly at the crease for his side as his openers continued their battles – with Murali Vijay (0) and KL Rahul (two ) being bowled by Starc and Josh Hazelwood respectively.

Pujara spent two and a half an hour.

Formerly, Australia had resumed on 277-6 and ruler Tim Paine chose his dent from 16 to 38, while India also dismissed Pat Cummins (1-9 ), Starc (6) and Hazlewood (0).

India lead the series 1-0 after winning the opening Test in Adelaide.

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