IND vs AUS Live: Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara on Day 2 of the 4th Test.© AFP
India have built some momentum after losing an early wicket against Australia, on Day 2 of the ongoing fourth Test match, at The Gabba on Saturday. Opener Rohit Sharma will be attempting to strike a partnership with Cheteshwar Pujara, after seeing opening partner Shubman Gill lose his wicket to Pat Cummins. The hosts were bowled out for 369 before Lunch break, and will be hoping for their bowling department to perform against the visitors. The hosts carried on with their momentum from Day 1, with Tim Paine scoring a half-century. Paine slammed 50 runs off 104 balls before edging one to Rohit Sharma off Shardul Thakur. Test debutants T Natarajan and Washington Sundar added to their tally on Day 2, registering crucial wickets for India. Sundar took the wickets of Cameron Green and Nathan Lyon. Natarajan cleaned up Josh Hazlewood to end Australia’s innings. Natarajan, Sundar and Thakur all picked up three wickets apiece while Mohammed Siraj accounted for one wicket. The visitors will be aiming to dominate Australia’s bowling department on Day 2. (LIVE SCORECARD)
4th Test, Day 2 Live Score Updates Between Australia (AUS) vs India (IND), Straight From The Gabba, Brisbane
Lyon drifts in a straighter delivery. Rohit guides it to the leg side for a single.
Cummins bowls a full delivery, at off stumps. Rohit uses his wrists to guide it straight of mid-on for a four! AESTHETIC SHOT!
A good length delivery by Cummins, outside off. Rohit Edges it between the slips and gully for a four!
Cummins bowls a short delivery, into the body. Rohit pulls it to mid-wicket for a single.
Green delivers a full length ball, into leg stump. Pujara sends it into leg side. No run.
Green bowls a short delivery, wide. Rohit manages to guide it through backward point with a square drive for a four!
Cummins sends a full delivery at leg stump. Rohit drives it straight down the ground for three runs.
A full delivery by Cummins at off stump. Pujara trickles it straight of mid-off for three runs.
A full delivery by Green, at off stump. Rohit sends it into the covers. He lofts it a little bit, bit it lands safely. Two runs.
A good length delivery by Cummins, outside off. Pujara glances it wide of a diving gully fielder. Two runs.
Hazlewood bowls a short ball. Pujara guides it into the point region off the backfoot. One run.
A full delivery, outside off by Cummins. Rohit thick outside edges it wide of gully of third man for a four!
No run, Australia: 17/1 (8), trail by 352 runs
Hazlewood bowls a full delivery, at off stump. Pujara dead bats it to off side. No run.
1 leg bye and a big appeal for LBW!
Good length delivery by Hazlewood, with some late seam movement. It confuses Rohit and beats the edge. It takes the back leg. The Aussies appeal, but the umpire ignores it. Height was the issue! 1 leg bye!
OUT!! Shubman Gill c Steve Smith b Pat Cummins 7 (15)
Cummins bowls a length delivery, outside off. Gill is totally unsure about it, and thick edges it to Smith at second slip. GOOD CATCH!
In comes, Cheteshwar Pujara.
Hazlewood sends a good delivery, angling in at off stump. Rohit defends it.
Starc bowls a short delivery, outside off. Gill square drives it in front of point. STYLISH SHOT!
Starc bowls a full delivery, on off stump. Gill glances it through midwicket. Two runs.
Hazlewood delivers this ball into the pads. Gill guides it down to long leg for a single.
No run, India: 2/0 (2), trail by 367 runs
Hazlewood bowls a fuller delivery, at off stump. Gill defends it. No run.
Two runs, off the mark!
A full delivery by Starc. Rohit goes on the front foot and plays it through the covers for two runs.
Starc bowls it wide, outside off. It goes to Paine above head height. A full length delivery to begin with.
The action resumes!
Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill to open the batting for India. Mitchell Starc will bowl the first over for Australia.
OUT! Josh Hazlewood b T Natarajan 11 (27)
A good length delivery by Natarajan, on off stump line. Hazlewood tries to drive it, but gets an inside edge. The ball hits the off stump.
Its Lunch time now, and Australia wrap up their first innings at 369 in 115.2 overs.
FOUR! Australia: 369/9 (114)
A length ball by Siraj, outside off. Hazlewood drives it on the rise through the vacant covers region.
Siraj bowls a shorter length delivery. Hazlewood gets room and guides it off the back foot to the cover boundary for a four!
A full delivery by Sundar on middle stump. Starc drives it to long-on for a single.
Siraj sends a short delivery, outside off. Starc tries to pull it, but slices it. Mayank runs to his left from extra cover and dives but misses it. Nice effort though!
Sundar bowls a good length delivery, at off stump. Hazlewood defends it into the covers. No run.
A good length delivery by Siraj, outside off. Hazlewood guides it to mid-off on the front foot. No run.
OUT! Nathan Lyon b Washington Sundar 24 (22)
A full ball by Sundar, at middle and leg. Lyon shuffles and tries to sweep it. But it was jus too full! It hits the stumps.
In comes, Josh Hazlewood.
One run, Australia: 352/8 (107)
Sundar delivers a full ball, on off stump. Starc drives it to long-off for a single.
Sundar pitches a full delivery, angling into the pads. Starc guides it to midwicket’s left for two runs.
A good length delivery by Thakur, outside off. Lyon punches it to mid-off’s right for a four!
A good length delivery by Sundar, wide outside off. Lyon shuffles and gets down on his back knee to sweep it past short fine for a four!
A full delivery at middle stump by Thakur. Lyon uses the full face of his bat to on-drive it past the non-striker for a four!
A short ball by Thakur, Lyon pulls it over square leg for a four, with a few bounces before the boundary.
Not a good delivery by Sundar. He overpitches it at off stump. Starc smacks it over long-on boundary for a six!
OUT! Pat Cummins lbw b Shardul Thakur 2 (8)
It was a full delivery, in front of middle stump by Cummins. He tries to glance it but went for it too soon. The umpire gives LBW, but Cummins reviews it. No bat in HotSpot and RTS. LBW!
In comes, Nathan Lyon.
OUT! Cameron Green b Washington Sundar 47 (107)
WRONG LINE BY GREEN!
Sundar sends a length delivery, and it was flatter. Green goes forward and tries to play for a non-existent turn. The ball goes past Green’s defensive stance and hits the middle stump.
In comes, Mitchell Starc.
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