Umesh Yadav bowled the fast ball of the match. However, Varun Aaron wasn’t too far behind.
Batsman Dhoni helps extend total past 400; Captain Dhoni marshals his attack to reduce Aus to 221/4.
Only Number 9 Javed Khan, who top scored with a 30-ball 27, saved Mumbai that ignominy.
The only time both batsmen and fielders were keen to run was when the drinks were brought out.
Sweltering Brisbane, Aussie firepower fail to melt opener’s resolve; India take giant stride on Day One.
Shardul Thakur finished with figures of 6 for 59 to help Mumbai bowl out Railways for 242 at the Karnail Singh Stadium.
The twin hundreds in Adelaide gave birth to a great Test cricketer in Virat Kohli, writes Harsha Bhogle.
Injury-ravaged Clarke was earlier doubtful to the play in the first Test against India.
Some ten members of the team began soaking up the water and rinsing it into buckets.
Karnataka’s No.9 Gopal strikes maiden ton to help side recover from 178/7 to 408.
Lyon registered brilliant figures of 5/134 and helped Australia bowl out India for 444, and take a handy lead.
If Dhawan provided quick start, Vijay and Pujara laid the foundation before Kohli and Rahane stepped on the pedal.
Kohli stood unfazed. He had by then taken off his helmet, and following a brief and nonchalant inspection.
Just this September, the north Indian state was plagued by floods that took its toll on the cricketing fraternity.
Aaron and Shami had conceded 25 fours in the 24 overs they bowled overall before the tea-break.