Renshaw,Starc 1/2 centuries,Australia 256-9 on Day 1

Renshaw,Starc 1/2 centuries,Australia 256-9 on Day 1

India vs Australia, 1st Test,Pune

Series: Australia tour of India 2017

Day 1 Stumps

Australia :256/9 (94.0 Ovs) Renshaw(68) Umesh 4-32

A gritty half of-century from an aining health Matt Renshaw and a few late Mitchell Starc fireworks pulled Australia again from the edge against a persistent Indian attack Thursday on the hole day of the 1stTest.
Australia, who elected to bat on what appeared a typical turning Indian wicket, have been 256-9 at stumps in Pune with Starc batting on 57(58) and Josh Hazlewood with him on the crease on 1(31).
Indian seamer Umesh Yadav claimed 4 wickets at the same time as the spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja took 2 each at the latest Test venue.
Renshaw, who was forced to retire in the morning session because of a belly bug earlier than returning to the fray, was the anchor of the innings, top scorer with 68 however it was Starc who supplied the entertainment at the end.
Starc put on an unbeaten 51-run stand with Hazlewood to lift the site visitors from a precarious 205 for 9.
Starc, better known for his Fast-bowling, caught the Indian attack by way of wonder by way of carting them across the floor overdue in the day in a blistering innings which featured five barriers and three sixes.
It turned into the ninth Test fifty of his career. His maximum Test score is ninety nine.
Earlier Renshaw came lower back to bat once more after the dismissal of skipper Steve Smith (27) just before the tea smash to register his 2nd Test fifty in his fifth match.
Renshaw, who involved in an eighty two-run beginning stand with David Warner, struck 10 fours and a six at some point of his 156-ball live which ended whilst he edged a ball from Ashwin and was stuck through Murali Vijay inside the slips.
Smith formed critical partnerships with Shaun Marsh (16) and Peter Handscomb (22) earlier than being brushed off by means of Ashwin.
Umesh then took rate with another stunning spell as he struck on consecutive deliveries to ship back Steve O’Keefe and Nathan Lyon for geese.
The visitors’ batting noticed a big stoop after an amazing first session as they slipped from 119-1, losing their next 9 wickets for simply 86 runs.
In the whole session, Australia’s batting price was halted with the important thing wicket of Warner (38) and the transient retirement of Renshaw on 36.
Warner, who had tackled the Indian spinners with exact toes motion, become bowled by using Umesh off a good period shipping that hit the bat en direction to stumps just before the smash.



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