Cheteshwar Pujara shines with century but Australia steal honours on hot opening day in Adelaide

FirstCricket Staff, Dec,06 2018
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    Cheteshwar Pujara raised a masterful century that helped India recovery after the top-order was blown away early on the opening day of Adelaide Test. AP

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    Hosts Australia enjoyed the honours on first day reducing India to 250/9 after losing the toss. AP

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    Usman Khawaja took a ripper at gully to snaffle an edge from Virat Kohli off Pat Cummins' bowling. AP

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    Captain Kohli didn't have the perfect start after to his tour Down Under as he returned to the shed early. AP

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    Vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane too fell cheaply after edging one in the slips. AP

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    Rohit Sharma dazzled with some free-flowing strokeplay before he fell to a reckless shot off Nathan Lyon's bowling. AP

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    Pujara was undone by some brilliance in the field from Cummins right at the fag end of the first day. AP







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