New Delhi : For the first time, Test cricket has started with the Pink Ball between India and host Australia. The first match of the four-match Test series is being played on the Adelaide ground. In this match, Indian team captain Virat Kohli has decided to bat first after winning the toss. In such a situation, batting first, India has scored 141 runs losing 3 wickets in 66 overs till writing this article.
India won the toss and chose to bat. Prithvi Shaw was out on the second ball of the match. Mitchell Starc took his wicket. Mayank Agarwal’s wicket was taken by Pat Cummins. Mayank just scored 17 runs off 40 balls with 2 fours. India suffered the third blow as Cheteshwar Pujara got out, who scored 43 runs in 160 balls. He was caught out by Nathan Lyon at the wicket was taken by Marnus Labushane.
India’s playing XI –
Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Wriddhiman Saha (wicket keeper), R Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami and Jaspreet Bumrah.
Australia’s playing XI –
Joe Burns, Matthew Wade, Marnus Labushane, Steve Smith, Travis Head, Tim Paine (captain / wicketkeeper), Cameron Green, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon and Josh Hazlewood.
Earlier, ODI and T20 series have been played between the two countries, of which Australia won the ODI series 2-1, while India won the T20 series 2-1.