The fourth test match between India and Australia is being played in Sydney. The match on the first day of this match is over. India scored 303/4 in the first match in this match. Pujara not out 130 and Vihari 42 runs
On the first day of this match, India lost the wickets of Rahul (09), Mayank (77), Kohli (23) and Rahane (18). On the other hand, on the first day of Australia, Josh Hazlewood gave two, then Starc and Nathan Lyon took one wicket each.
The Indian batsmen made good partnerships and they got a big score. However, the start of the Indian team was not good. K L Rahul (9) failed to play a big knock once again and did not get the opportunity to roam the match. Marsh was caught by Josh Hazlewood at mid on. After the first wicket fell quickly, Mayank Agarwal (77) and Cheteshwar Pujara started good batting against the Australia bowlers.
Both shared a 116-run partnership for the second wicket. Mayank-Pujara batted slow for lunch, but after lunch, opener took the aggressive form. Mayank completed his second half-century in the meantime. Nathan Lyon, caught by Mitchell Starc, ended the innings of Mayank and broke the partnership. Mayank scored 77 runs in 112 balls with seven fours and two sixes.
After this, Pujara got the captain Virat Kohli (23). Both shared a 54-run partnership for the third wicket and it looked like a big score. In the meantime, Pujara completed his half-century by scoring a boundary in the direction of deep midwicket on the second ball of the 51st over by Marnus Labuschagne. He completed fifty in 134 balls with the help of five fours. Pujara hits three boundaries in this over of Marnus Labuschagne and scored 12 runs.
Both T-timers did not allow any harm to Team India. But after Tea in the first over, Josh Hazlewood shocked the team India. He gave Australia great success by catching captain Kohli in the hands of wicketkeeper Pen.
Pujara (48) added 48 runs for the fourth wicket with Rahane (18). Rahane returned to the good rhythm that Stark gave him a great shock to Team India before it was caught by Tim Pan. After this, Hanuma Vihari did not let any wkts to Team India and scored the score over 300 runs.
Cheteshwar Pujara hit the final ball in the 73rd over of Mitchell Starc innings with a fine ball and completed his 18th Test of Test career. He made the third century in the current series. Pujara completed the sixth half against Australia Pujara completed his century with 199 hits in 139 balls.