India at 215 on day 1 of third Test against Australia
December 27, 2018
India ended the first day of the third Test against Australia at 215/2 on Wednesday. India won the toss and decided to bat first.
The match saw the debut of opener Mayank Agarwal in international field who was paired with Hanuma Vihari.
Mayank made 76 runs off 161 balls in his first-ever Test match. He scored eight fours and one six and played a good game paired with Cheteshwar Pujara after Hanuma Vihari's wicket went down for 8 runs. Captain Virat Kohli teamed up with Pujara after Mayank's wicket was taken.
The day ended at Pujara not out at 68 and Kohli playing on 47 runs. Pat Cummins took both the Indian wickets for 40.
The performance of the Indian team has been great on day 1 and fans are hoping for even better game on day 2.
Mayank's debut performance has awed the cricket fans.
Avijit Faujdarâ€ @faujdar tweeted,"Replying to @bhogleharsha Mayank Agarwal has proved to be an example for the phrase "grabbing opportunity with both hands". :)"
Sudesh Palav@sudlightenedone wrote,"Replying to @BCCI @mayankcricket @cheteshwar1 Lesson for the selectors to respect their own first class cricket performers and not pick the test team based on IPL & ODI form"