Australia reach 117/4 at tea on day 2 of first Test against India

After the visitors were bowled out on the first delivery of Day 2, Australia managed a slow and steady start.

Published: 07th December 2018 12:03 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th December 2018 12:40 PM   |  A+A-

Virat Kohli, Peter Handscombe

Australia's batsman Peter Handscomb (R) walks back to the pavilion after losing his wicket as India's Virat Kohli celebrates during day two of the first Test cricket match. (Photo| AFP)

By PTI

ADELAIDE: Australia were 117 for 4 at tea in their first innings on the second day of the opening Test against India here on Friday. Peter Handscomb and Travis Head were batting on 33 and 17 respectively at the tea break.

Earlier in the morning, India's first innings lasted just one delivery on Friday with Mohammed Shami being dismissed the first ball of the day bowled by Josh Hazlewood.

The visitors were 250 for 9 at close on Thursday after opting to bat.

Brief Scores: India 1st Innings: 250 all out in 88 overs (Cheteshwar Pujara 123; Josh Hazlewood 3/52).

Australia 1st Innings: 117 for 4 from 55 overs (Usman Khawaja 28, Peter Handscomb batting 33; Ishant Sharma 1/17, Ravichandran Ashwin 3/38)

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