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India vs Aus: Mayank Agarwal, Pujara power visitors to 123 for 2 at Tea

India vs Australia 3rd test: Pujara was 33 not out, with India captain Virat Kohli next in after winning the toss and electing to bat at Melbourne Cricket Ground

Reuters 

Opener Mayank Agarwal scored a half-century on debut in a patient stand with Cheteshwar Pujara as India pushed to 123 for two at tea on day one of the third test on Wednesday as Australia's bowlers laboured on a docile pitch. After a frustrating session for the home side, seamer Pat Cummins had Agarwal caught down the leg-side for 76 off 161 balls, the wicket ending an 83-run partnership and bringing tea. Pujara was 33 not out, with India captain Virat Kohli next in after winning the toss and electing to bat on a Melbourne Cricket Ground wicket that offered little for the ...

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First Published: Wed, December 26 2018. 10:44 IST