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IND vs AUS Live: Mitchell Starc accounted for the early dismissal of Prithvi Shaw.© AFP

Prithvi Shaw has been dismissed for a duck after India won the toss and opted to bat against Australia, on the opening day of their first day/night Test on overseas soil. The game is being held at the Adelaide Oval. Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari form the batting department for Team India. Wriddhiman Saha is the wicketkeeper-batsman. Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh, Yadav, Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah are the bowlers for the visitors. Joe Burns and Matthew Wade are the openers for the hosts, with Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith and Travis Head set to follow. Chris Green, Tim Paine, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon and Josh Hazlewood will handle the bowling department. (LIVE SCORECARD)


1st Test, Day 1 Live Updates Between Australia (AUS) vs India (IND), Straight From Adelaide Oval

  • December17202010:05 (IST)

    Travis Head drops Mayank Agarwal

    Travis Head fails to hold on at short leg, following an edge straight off Mayank Agarwal’s bat. The hosts could have well got their second wicket, if Head had managed to maintain his composure. 

  • December17202009:58 (IST)


    Cheteshwar Pujara directs a short of length delivery down to fine leg, adding a single to the Indian total.

  • December17202009:56 (IST)


    Mayank Agarwal and Cheteshwar Pujara complete a single, following a thick inside edge through midwicket as the former attempted to push the ball.

  • December17202009:55 (IST)

    Nearly the opening boundary of the innings

    Mayank Agarwal nearly gets the opening boundary of the innings, following a front foot drive through the covers. Matthew Wade managed to flicked the ball back, just when it seemed like it will hit the boundary, saving a run for the hosts. India 5/1 after 4 overs

  • December17202009:42 (IST)

    Nervy start for Team India

    India are under pressure early on, following the dismissal of Prithvi Shaw for a duck. Cheteshwar Pujara nearly edged the ball to first slip, which would have been a massive blow. India 1/1 after 1 over

  • December17202009:35 (IST)

    WICKET! Prithvi Shaw b Mitchell Starc 0 (2)

    Prithvi Shaw departs for a duck, after dragging a good length delivery which was angling away from off stump, back into the middle stump. Shaw has registered his first duck in Test cricket, with the hosts off to a strong start. Cheteshwar Pujara is the new man in.

  • December17202009:33 (IST)

    Mitchell Starc to bowl the opening over

    Left-arm pacer Mitchell Starc will bowl the opening over of the Test. Prithvi Shaw and Mayank Agarwal are opening the innings for Team India.

  • December17202009:05 (IST)

    Australia’s Lineup for Adelaide Test announced

    Australia XI: J Burns, M Wade, M Labuschagne, S Smith, T Head, C Green, T Paine, P Cummins, M Starc, N Lyon, J Hazlewood.

  • December17202009:03 (IST)

  • December17202009:01 (IST)

    Steve Smith’s stellar record against India in Test cricket

    Australian batsman Steve Smith has scored 1429 runs at an average of 84.05 against India in Test cricket. Smith’s tally includes seven centuries. 

  • December17202008:55 (IST)

    Here’s a closer look at Cameron Green

    Cameron Green is the newest member of Australia’s Test 11. While his performance on the field will up for review soon, here’s a closer look at his life so far. 

  • December17202008:53 (IST)

    Nathan Lyon will pose a threat to Team India

    Australian spinner Nathan Lyon picked 8 wickets the last time the hosts faced India in a Test in Adelaide. This will certainly make him one to watch out for, with the game an important one in the context of the four-match series. 

  • December17202008:47 (IST)

    Cameron Green set to make his Test debut

    All-rounder Cameron Green has been handed the Baggy Green No.459 by Pat Cummins, with the emerging youngster set to make his debut in Adelaide. 

  • December17202008:45 (IST)

    Team India’s playing XI for the opening Test in Adelaide

    The Indian team has already announced its playing X1 for the first clash of the four-match series between Australia and India in Adelaide. Players like Shubman Gill and Rishabh Pant have been sidelined.

  • December17202008:43 (IST)

    Taking a look at the pitch for the first Test

    Here is how a look at the pitch for the first Test between Australia and India. It will be interesting to see what the captain winning the toss, opts to do.  

  • December17202008:40 (IST)

    Team India off to Adelaide Oval

    The Indian team is off to the Adelaide Oval for the opening Border-Gavaskar Test. Can they get off to a good start in the Test match?

  • December17202008:35 (IST)

    Hello and welcome!

    Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the opening day of the first Test between Australia and India at the Adelaide Oval. The visitors will be playing their first day/night Test on overseas soil.

    Here is the preview for the match.

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