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India fell to lowest-ever innings total in its 82-year Test cricket history as Virat Kohli-led side ended at 36 for nine in second innings

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Josh Hazlewood, Australia cricket team
Josh Hazlewood took five wickets. Photo: @ICC

India fell to lowest-ever innings total in its 82-year Test cricket history as Virat Kohli-led side ended at 36 for nine in second innings against an inspired Australia in the first Test match at the Adelaide Oval today. India's worst Test innings total before this was 42 against Mike Denness's England at Lord's in 1974.

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Mohammed Shami, the No. 11 batsman, retired hurt and could not bat.

Australia now need 90 runs to win the first Test and take 1-0 after India had taken a 53-run lead in first innings.

India, who began at the overnight score of nine for one, had a nightmarish start when they lost four wickets at the team total of 15 and then four runs later at 19 lost their sixth wicket in the form of skipper

They then lost and on successive deliveries to be 26 for eight. then scored a four and got a single to get India clear of the three lowest scores in Test history, 26 by New Zealand and 30 twice by South Africa.

However, Vihari fell as the ninth batsman at the team score of 31.

Earlier, India lost four wickets fell on 15. Overnight batsman Jasprit Bumrah, who had walked in as nightwatchman on Friday was caught and bowled by off a change of pace. Then was caught behind off Cummins's delivery that moved just a bit as the India No. 3 fell for an eight-ball duck.

Josh Hazlewood then got two wickets in one over as he removed opener Mayank Agarwal, getting him caught behind off his first ball and followed it up with the wicket of Ajinkya Rahane, who was also caught behind for a four-ball duck.

Skipper got a four towards third man but was soon after caught at gully by Cameron Green off Cummins.

The carnage by Aussies saw India lose five wickets for four runs in 5.4 overs.

1st Test scorecard

India's first innings

Batsman Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Prithvi Shaw b Starc 0 2 0 0
Mayank Agarwal b Cummins 17 40 2 0
Cheteshwar Pujara c Labuschagne b Lyon 43 160 2 2
Virat Kohli runout (Hazlewood/Lyon) 74 180 8 0
Ajinkya Rahane lbw b Starc 42 92 3 1
Hanuma Vihari lbw b Hazlewood 16 25 2 0
Wriddhiman Saha c Paine b Starc 9 26 1 0
R Ashwin c Paine b Cummins 15 20 1 0
Umesh Yadav c Wade b Starc 6 13 1 0
Jasprit Bumrah not out 4 7 1 0
Mohammed Shami c Head b Cummins 0 1 0 0
Total: 244-10 in 93.1 Overs
Bowlers Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Mitchell Starc 21 5 53 4
Josh Hazlewood 20 6 47 1
Pat Cummins 21.1 7 48 3
Cameron Green 9 2 15 0
Nathan Lyon 21 2 68 1
Marnus Labuschagne 1 0 3 0

Australia's first innings

Batsman Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Mathew Wade lbw b Bumrah 8 51 1 0
Joe Burns lbw b Bumrah 8 41 0 0
Marnus Labuschagne lbw b Umesh 47 119 7 0
Steve Smith c Rahane b Ashwin 1 29 0 0
Travis Head c & b Ashwin 7 20 0 0
Cameron Green c Kohli b Ashwin 11 24 1 0
Tim Paine not out 73 99 10 0
Pat Cummins c Rahane b Umesh 0 3 0 0
Mitchell Starc runout (Prithvi/Saha) 15 16 1 0
Nathan Lyon c Kohli b Ashwin 10 21 1 0
Josh Hazlewood c Pujara b Umesh 8 10 2 0
Total: 191-10 in 72.1 Overs
Bowlers Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Umesh Yadav 16.1 5 40 3
Jasprit Bumrah 21 7 52 2
Mohammed Shami 17 4 41 0
R Ashwin 19 3 55 4

India's second innings scorecard

Batsman Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Prithvi Shaw b Cummins 4 4 0 0
Mayank Agarwal c Paine b Hazlewood 5 21 0 0
Jasprit Bumrah c & b Cummins 2 17 0 0
Cheteshwar Puajara c Paine b Cummins 0 8 0 0
Virat Kohli c Green b Cummins 4 8 1 0
Ajinkya Rahane c Paine b Hazlewood 0 4 0 0
Hanuma Vihari c Paine b Hazlewood 8 22 1 0
Wriddiman Saha c Labuschagne b Hazlewood 4 15 0 0
R Ashwin c Paine b Hazlewood 0 1 0 0
Umesh Yadav not out 4 5 1 0
Mohammed Shami retired hurt 1 4 6 0
Total: 36-9 in 21.2 Overs
Bowlers Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Mitchell Starc 6 3 7 0
Pat Cummins 10.2 4 21 4
Josh Hazlewood 5 3 8 4

Australia second innings

Batsman Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Mathew Wade run out (Saha) 33 53 5 0
Joe Burns not out 51 63 7 1
Marnus Labuschagne c Agarwal b Ashwin 6 10 0 0
Steve Smith not out 1 1 0 0
Total: 93-2 in 21 Overs
Bowlers Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Umesh Yadav 8 1 49 0
Jasprit Bumrah 7 1 27 0
R Ashwin 6 1 16 1

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