Group India pacer Mohammed Shami dismissed Marnus Labuschagne cheaply on Day 1 of the fourth Take a look at in opposition to Australia in Ahmedabad on Thursday, March 9.
The incident befell within the twenty third over off Shami’s bowling when Labuschagne dragged the ball onto the stumps. The ball nipped again in from the again of a size and stored low. The precise-hander was caught contained in the crease as he tried to punch it by the off-side.
The 28-year-old bought a thick inside edge because the ball crashed onto the stumps, leaving Australia at 72/2.
Labuschagne as soon as once more failed to attain massive within the ongoing Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Up to now, he has scored simply 181 runs in his seven innings, which didn’t embody a single half-century.
Earlier within the day, Ravichandran Ashwin dismissed Travis Head (32) to offer India with their first breakthrough. At lunch on Day 1, Australia are 75/2 after 29 overs.
Australia opted to bat first after successful the toss
Stand-in skipper Steve Smith gained the toss as Australia determined to bat within the fourth Take a look at on Thursday. The guests made no adjustments to their taking part in XI after successful the third Take a look at by 9 wickets in Indore.
Talking on the toss, Smith mentioned:
“We’re going to have a bat, taking part in with the identical crew. Seems like a pleasant floor, does seem like an excellent wicket. The fellows carried out nicely final week.”
In the meantime, Group India rested Mohammed Siraj, who was changed by Mohammed Shami. Indian captain Rohit Sharma mentioned:
“We’d have batted first. We all know what must be performed. Siraj is rested and Shami is again. It is at all times good to have a while off. We have to regroup as a crew, you possibly can replicate on so many issues. Not the floor what we noticed within the first three Exams, appears an excellent pitch, I hope it stays the identical for all 5 days.”
Australia (Enjoying XI): Travis Head, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith (captain), Peter Handscomb, Cameron Inexperienced, Alex Carey (wicketkeeper), Mitchell Starc, Todd Murphy, Matthew Kuhnemann, and Nathan Lyon.
India (Enjoying XI): Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Srikar Bharat (wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, and Umesh Yadav.