India vs Australia Test match 1 Report
1st Test India vs Australia
Thu Feb 23 - Mon Feb 27, 2017
Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
Time : 09:30 local (04:00 GMT)
SNJ O'Keefe Australia

Day 3 : SNJ O'Keefe's 12 wkts powered Australia to crushed India by 333 runs and led series 1-0 in 4 test series

Australia resumed previous day score with 143/4 and managed to put 285 runs in 2nd inning before lunch. India got 441 runs target to win the match in two and half day. SPD Smith played excellent cricket and smashed 109 runs. India flop show continued in 2nd inning too and whole team all out just in 33.5 overs scoring 107 runs and lost the match by huge margins of 333 runs on 3rd day of 1st test match at Pune.

Spinners bowled exteramely well and picked up all 10 Indian wickets. NM Lyon took 4 wickets and SNJ O'Keefe picked up 6 wickets with impressive bowling performances. He declared man of the match for his 12 wickets in match. Australia led the 4-match series 1-0 in 4 tesh match series as well.

Day 2 : SNJ O'Keefe's magic bowling with 6 for 35 forced India to surrender on 105 and put Australia on driving seat

Australia managed to put 260 runs in 1st inning with MT Renshaw 68 and MA Starc's firing 61 runs. UT Yadav picked up 4 wickets and R Ashwin took 3 wickets for India. Inform India's batsmen failed to bat well today and collepses scoring just 105 runs in 1st inning. Top orders were removed by fast bowlers and SNJ O'Keefe's magic bowling performance forced India to surrender and end 1st inning just in 40.1 overs having score 105 runs.

Getting 155 runs lead of 1st inning, Australia lost top orders early but, skipper SPD Smith's sensible batting led Australia to walk on winning path. He made 59 runs ans still in middle to play on rd day. Australia were 143/4 in secon inning and lead by 298 runs with 6 wickets remaining.

Man of the match :- SNJ O'Keefe (Australia)
Series - Australia led the 4-match series 1-0
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