After scoring 250 runs in the first innings, India made a roaring start in the first Test of the 4-match series at the Adelaide Oval.
Speedster Ishant Sharma sent opener Aaron Finch’s stumps cart-wheeling on the third delivery of the Australian innings.
However, the bigger dent in the Aussie innings was made by off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who sent the experienced Shaun Marsh (26) back to the hut. Marsh was bamboozled by Ashwin’s trajectory as he left the seam upright, only for the ball to zoom in to Marsh and take the inside edge of his willow before sending the bails for a ride.
This was the fifth time that Marsh fell to Ashwin at an average of 1.60. The left-hander can be called Ashwin’s bunny now for sure.
Here’s the video:
Ashwin with the breakthrough after lunch and SMarsh has to go.
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) December 7, 2018