Ranchi Test, Day 1: Smith, Maxwell Put Australia in Command

CNN-News18 | Updated: March 16, 2017, 9:44 PM IST

The ‘darkest’ pitch as per Australia skipper Steven Smith turned out to be the most docile of the series so far as the visitors crawled to 299 for 4 at stumps with Smith (117*) and Glenn Maxwell (82*) at the crease on the opening day of the third Test between India and Australia at the JSCA International Stadium in Ranchi on Thursday.

First Published: March 16, 2017, 9:44 PM IST
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