The first day-night Test match played between India and Australia in Adelaide ended within three days. The lack of batting by the Indian batsmen resulted in an embarrassing defeat for the team. Despite the lead in the second innings, the batsmen of the team could not take advantage of him and succumbed to the Australian bowlers. Australia achieved their target of 90 runs by losing two wickets on the third day here and took a 1-0 lead in the Border Gavaskar Trophy.
Earlier in the first Test match started on Friday, Virat Kohli won the toss and decided to bat first. However, he did not start well and both his openers returned to the pavilion on the score of 32 runs. But after this Pujara and captain Kohli took over the innings and took the team’s score to 100 for the third wicket with a half-century partnership. Before Pujara could complete his half-century, he was dismissed by Lyon for 43 runs. After this, Kohli and Rahane led the innings and made an important partnership of 88 runs. By this time the Indian team looked in good shape and Kohli was moving fast towards his century. But then Rahane’s decision to take a difficult run, Virat had to lose his wicket for 74 runs.
India’s score was 188/4 when Virat was dismissed, at this time the team needed a good partnership but shortly after the vice-captain Rahane also returned to the pavilion after scoring 42 runs. After Virat’s dismissal, the entire team disintegrated and were all out for 244 after adding just 56 runs.
The Australian team, who came out to bat after the dismissal of the Indian team, also did not start well and also lost their first two wickets for 29 runs. Both players were sent by Bumrah to the pavilion. Star batsman Steve Smith, who came out to bat after this, also could not do anything amazing and became a victim of Ashwin by scoring one run. As soon as Smith was out, the Australian team faltered and by watching it fell seven wickets for 111 runs. At one time, the Australian team was in danger of being dismissed for a score of less than 150 but due to unbeaten 73 runs by Marnus Labushen (47) and captain team Penn, the hosts reached 191 runs.
Australia had a 53-run lead before the end of the second day as Australia piled on 191 runs, and then the Indian team added nine more runs, after which they had a 62-run lead, although Prithvi Shaw As one of his wickets had fallen and Bumrah landed in the role of Mayank Agarwal and Knight Watchman at the crease.
India were in good shape at the start of the third day and their batsmen were expected to score a good score here and give Australia a big target. But in the second over of the day, Cummins gave India the second blow by dismissing Bumrah. At this time, India were 15 for two and had a total of 68 runs. Mayank Agarwal and Cheteshwar Pujara were present at the crease on the field. However, after this Pujara was dismissed for zero and then seeing the entire team India, including Agarwal, Rahane, Virat Kohli, returned to the pavilion one after the other and the whole team was reduced to their lowest score of 36. None of the batsmen reached the double-digit mark for India, while Hazlewood took five wickets for Australia and Cummins took four wickets for 21 runs.
At the same time, after chasing India’s target of 90 runs, the Australian team started collecting runs fast and won the victory by losing two wickets in the game of 21 overs. In the second innings, Ashwin took one wicket in his name while Joe Burns played an unbeaten innings of 51 runs for Australia.