Australia scored 274 runs losing five wickets at stumps on the first day, thanks to a century by Marnus Labuschen. Australia returned to the match after losing both their openers for just 17 runs. India still took three catches. Otherwise it would have been better. Batting first after winning the toss, Australia had a dismal start. Pacer Mohammad Siraj dismissed Warner in the very first over. Debutant T Natarajan took two big wickets of Labushen and Wade. Washington Sundar, the second debutant, also had a breakthrough. In his very first over of the match, Shardul Thakur disposed of Marcus Harris.