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India vs Australia First Test: Cheteshwar Pujara Resists Australia With Brilliant Century

Cheteshwar Pujara struck a disobedient century in an Adelaide Oval heater to protect India after Australia's pacemen undermined to overwhelm the very beginning of the arrangement opening Test on Thursday.

The India number three was a stone as his accomplice disintegrated around him, pushing India to 250 for nine at the nearby with a ruthless strike on the second new ball.

India vs Australia First Test: Cheteshwar Pujara Resists Australia With Brilliant Century
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Whole by wild pace playing, Pujara was rejected by a bit of splendid handling, with Pat Cummins tossing down the stumps to leave the batsman well shy of his ground.

Tail-ender Mohammed Shami made due to stumps on six, with Jasprit Bumrah the keep going batsman to continue on day two. It was in any case a positive complete for Virat Kohli's side who had drooped to 86 for five after lunch, tumbling to a mix of terrifying shot-production and wild Australian pace in the wake of winning the hurl.

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Pujara tied down crucial organizations with youthful wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant and Ravichandran Ashwin before finishing his sixteenth Test century with a flick off his cushions in the wake of scoring his 5,000th keep running in Tests.

India continued on 143 for six after lunch with seamer Cummins having Ashwin edge to the slips and Mitchell Starc knocking down some pins Ishant Sharma for four. Spinner Nathan Lyon struck twice to uncover India's tail after lunch, having Rohit Sharma trudge scope to a defender for 37 preceding Pant succumbed to 25 feathering an edge behind.

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India had lost 4 for 41 toward the beginning of the day to Australia's started up seamers, with Usman Khawaja taking a splendid one-gave catch to expel Kohli for three after both the openers fell economically.

"Stuck my give out and it stuck. It's pleasant when they do stick," said Khawaja. "It was a decent little force goer too, in light of the fact that we got two or three mid ones ... what's more, we got a couple of all the more so it was decent."

Seamer Josh Hazlewood got two wickets toward the beginning of the day session, evacuating Ajinkya Rahane (13) and the out-of-shape Lokesh Rahul (two). Starc expelled Murali Vijay for a streaky 11, the reviewed batsman edging another rash shot behind to Tim Paine.

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