Rohit Sharma has scored 70 plus runs and Cheteshwar Pujara has just taken the crease. Todd Murphy took KL Rahul’s wicket on day 1 and on day 2 claimed the wicket of Ravichandran Ashwin on the score of 23. India’s total score on Day 1 was 77 for 1 after wrapping the score of Australia at 177. Major bowling was handled by Ravindra Jadeja and earned his 11th five-for in 22 overs. Ravichandran Ashwin got 3 for 42 which led to the completion of 450 wickets in Test cricket.
10 Feb 10:45 am: Todd Murphy claimed the 2nd wicket of R Ashwin at his score of 23. A Good debut for him. Ashwin being the best batter for spin bowling, it has proved to be a big loss for India.
IND 118/2 (40.1)
10 Feb 10:56 am: Rohit Sharma hits four. Todd Murphy’s target was Rohit’s bat to send him back to the pavilion but the batter hitted a Four.
IND 130/2 (42.1)
10 Feb 10:58 am: An off-spin bowling by Todd Murphy hit the front pad of Rohit Sharma leading to huge appeal for LBW but the umpire was unconvinced.Even the replays and reviews revealed that there was no edge and the impact was outside the leg stump.
IND 130/2 (42.2)
10 Feb 11:08 am: Another big wicket for Todd Murphy making Australia back in the game. Batter Pujara failed to execute the sweep shot to Murphy’s delivery and got a top edge. The ball can be seen flying into the hands of the short fine-leg fielder.
IND 135/3 (44.1)
10 Feb 11:15 am: Virat Kohli opened his account from Four runs on the ball of Todd Murphy. The mid-off could not stop the ball.
IND 141/3 (46.4)
10 Feb 11:37 am: Lunch call for Day 2. Rohit Sharma is at an unbeatable score of 85 and Virat Kohli not out at 12 after two wickets of Ravichandran Ashwin and Cheteshwar Pujara. Todd has claimed India’s all the three wickets.
10 Feb 11:55 am: Rohit Sharma is looking indestructible in this series and is close to scoring a century. He has scored centuries in ODIs and T20Is and now he could complete the set with a Test century.