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1st Test: India 56/4 at lunch vs Australia on Day One

IANS  |  Adelaide 

A disciplined bowling attack by left at 56/4 at lunch on the first day of the first Test of the four-match series at the here on Thursday.

and were batting on 11 and 15 runs respectively when the break was taken.

Opting to bat, the visitors were off to a disastrous start as opener K.L. Rahul's (2) thick edge was superbly taken by at third slip off a delivery with just three runs on board.

Soon, (11) also followed his partner after falling in the seventh over, leaving at 15/2.

With the addition of just four runs in the visitor's scorecard, pacer gave a huge blow to after packing back (3), thanks to a stunning catch by at gully.

Pujara and Rahane (13) then tried to put things back in control, adding 22 runs for the fourth wicket however, Hazlewood struck again in the the 21st over to dismiss the latter.

Incoming batsman and Pujara then played some sensible as India crept past the 50-run mark.

Brief score: India 56/4 (15, Ajinkya Rahane 13; 2/17) vs at Lunch on Day 1

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 08:24 IST
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