With a beauty, Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja got rid of Marnus Labuschagne. A pitch around the off stump that was of good length almost missed Labuschagne’s outside edge. KS Bharat had a 49th-inning strikeout of the batter because to great glove performance.
India has won the Border-Gavaskar Trophy each of the last three years. Australia previously visited India for a Test Series in 2016–17. Despite winning the first Test at Pune, they lost the series 1-2.
Australia staged a modest comeback after falling behind by two points. Although Marnus Labuschagne fell short of reaching his half-century, his partner Steve Smith is a dependable wicketkeeper. Earlier, Usman Khawaja was beaten by Mohammed Siraj, and Australia was reduced to 2 for 2 in 2.1 overs. David Warner was then bowled by Mohammed Shami after an incredible catch.
India will face Australia at home, hence it is anticipated that they would win easily. Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, and Axar Patel are four of India’s finest spinners. On Indian pitches, spin will be essential. They are crucial to India’s success in the next games.
After lunch on Day 1, India currently leads due to Ravindra Jadeja. On ball 49, the returning spinner removed Marnus Labuschagne, and on ball 50, Matt Renshaw was caught for LBW. Labuschagne and Steve Smith had an 82-run stand, which had aided the Australians in staying on track.
If Team India advances to the World Test Championship final, it will depend on the results of their four Test matches for the 2023 Border-Gavaskar Trophy. To be absolutely guaranteed of a position in the championship game, which will take place at The Oval in June of this year, India must win at least three games.