Day 2 - Stumps, India lead by 144 runs
India vs Australia
Venue - Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur
Toss Winner - Australia won the toss and opt to bat first
Series - Australia tour of India, 2023
Date of the Match - Friday, 10 February, 2023
Time - 9:30 AM (IST)
Season - 2023
Umpires - Nitin Menon (IND), Richard Illingworth (ENG)
Third Umpire - Michael Gough (ENG)
Match Referee - Andy Pycroft (ZIM)
On Friday, February 10, at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur, India and Australia played in the 1st Test, day 2 match of the Australia tour of India, 2023.
After Rohit Sharma's century, Ravindra Jadeja and Axar Patel increased India's advantage to 144 runs as the hosts finished day two of the first Test against Australia at 321 for seven. While wickets were falling frequently at the other end, Rohit (120 off 212 balls) batted calmly to reach his ninth century in the format.
Then, the all-rounders Jadeja (66 not out) and Axar (52 not out) joined forces, each scoring an unbeaten fifty, to give India a commanding lead. Todd Murphy (5/82) of the off-spin department continued to shine in his first game by taking four wickets on Friday, including those of Virat Kohli (12) and Cheteshwar Pujara (7).
India have scored 321 for 7 in 114 overs (Rohit Sharma 120, KL Rahul 20, Cheteshwar Pujara 7, Virat Kohli 12, Suryakumar Yadav 8, Srikar Bharat (wk) 8, Ravindra Jadeja 66, Ravichandran Ashwin 23, Axar Patel 52, Extras 5)
Australia have scored 177 for 10 in 63.5 overs (David Warner 1, Usman Khawaja 1, Marnus Labuschagne 49, Steven Smith 37, Matt Renshaw 0, Peter Handscomb 31, Alex Carey (wk) 36, Pat Cummins 6, Nathan Lyon 0, Todd Murphy 0, Scott Boland 1, Extras 15)
What is the Score?
India lead by 144 runs.