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Umesh Yadav removed opener Chris Rogers with the last ball before tea as Australia slipped to 121-3, returning the momentum to India on day two of the second test.
Nine wickets fell in the first two sessions Thursday after India resumed at a commanding 311—4. The Australian attack took six wickets for 97 to dismiss India for 408 before lunch, with paceman Josh Hazlewood snaring 5—68 on debut and Nathan Lyon returning 3—105.
Australia’s David Warner opened with a run—a—ball 29 before he was dismissed by Yadav. Ravi Ashwin, overlooked for the first test, struck in his second over to dismiss Shane Watson for 25.
Rogers batted through the middle session, making 55, until he gloved a legside catch to Mahendra Singh Dhoni, giving Yadav figures of 2—35.
India 1st innings (Overnight: 311 for 4:
Ajinkya Rahane c Haddin b Hazlewood 81
Rohit Sharma c Smith b Watson 32
Mahendra Singh Dhoni c Haddin b Hazlewood 33
Ravichandran Ashwin c Watson b Hazlewood 35
Umesh Yadav c Rogers b Lyon 9
Varun Aaron c sub b Lyon 4
Ishant Sharma not out 1
Extras: (B – 4, LB – 1, W – 2, NB -1) 8
Total: (all out in 109.4 overs) 408
Fall of wickets: 1-56, 2-100, 3-137, 4-261, 5-321, 6-328, 7-385, 8-394, 9-407, 10-408
Johnson 21-4-81-0, Hazlewood 23.2-6-68-5, Starc 17-1-83-0, Marsh 6-1-14-1, Lyon 25.4-2-105-3, Watson 14.4-6-39-1, Warner 1-0-9-0, Smith 1-0-4-0.
Austraia Ist innings
Chris Rogers c Dhoni b Yadav 55
David Warner c Ashwin b Yadav 29
Shane Watson c Dhawan b Ashwin 25
Steve Smith not out 6
Extras- (2w,4nb) 6
TOTAL- (for three wickets) 121
Overs- 24.5. Batting time- 121 minutes.
Fall of wickets- 1—47, 2—98, 3—121.
Still to bat- Shaun Marsh, Mitchell Marsh, Brad Haddin, Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood.
India Bowling- Ishant Sharma 6—0—35—0 (3nb, 1w), Varun Aaron 8—1—46—0 (1nb), Umesh Yadav 6.5—0—35—2 (1w), Ravi Ashwin 4—2—5—1.