Get the app

India vs Australia, 4th Test, Day 1: As It Happened

Cricketnext Staff | Updated: March 25, 2017, 5:03 PM IST

CONCLUDED

IND vs AUS Cricket Scorecard (TEST)

4th Test TEST, Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala, 25 March, 2017

Australia

300/10

(88.3) RR 3.38

v/s
India

332/10

(118.1) RR 2.80

India beat Australia by 8 wickets

Live blog

Auto Refresh
ON OFF

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 16:31 (IST)

    That's STUMPS in Dharamsala!

  • 16:27 (IST)

    Here we go..!

  • 16:19 (IST)

    ALL OUT!

  • 16:15 (IST)

    Josh Hazlewood and Nathan Lyon

  • 16:12 (IST)

    WICKET!

  • 16:10 (IST)

    Matthew Wade

  • 16:10 (IST)

    FOUR!

  • 16:07 (IST)

    Matthew Wade

  • 16:00 (IST)

    Flurry of boundaries!

  • 15:57 (IST)

    FIFTY!

  • 15:56 (IST)

    Australia 283/8

  • 15:54 (IST)

    FIFTY!

  • 15:51 (IST)

    Matthew Wade

  • 15:44 (IST)

    Shreyas Iyes

  • 15:42 (IST)

    YES

  • 15:42 (IST)

    WICKET!

  • 15:38 (IST)

    Can he get another wicket here?

  • 15:22 (IST)

  • 15:05 (IST)

    WICKET!

16:33 (IST)
16:31 (IST)

That's STUMPS in Dharamsala!

India 0/0 at stumps on Day 1. Australia 300 all out.

16:30 (IST)

Short of the length delivery from Hazlewood. KL Rahul tries to play but leaves at the last moment. Good leave from him. It could be dangerous. Last ball of the day coming up.

16:28 (IST)

Josh Hazlewood stars the proceeding. A brilliant delivery from the pace. KL Rahul leaves it for the keeper. Hazlewood gives a serious look to the Rahul. 

16:27 (IST)

Mukrali Vijay and KL Rahul are in the middle. India will play one over today. Australia scored 300 runs in the first innings. Here we go..!

16:24 (IST)
16:23 (IST)
16:21 (IST)
16:21 (IST)

Debutant Kuldeep Yadav - 4 wickets

Umesh Yadav - 2 wickets

Ashwin, Jadeja - 1 wicket apeice

Bhuvneshwar Kumar- 1 wicket

16:19 (IST)

ALL OUT!

Australia bowled out for 300 runs. Bhuvneshwar takes the last wicket. Nathan Lyon departs for 13. 

1. 3 overs reaming in the day. Will India bat today?

16:15 (IST)

Josh Hazlewood and Nathan Lyon are in the middle. Who will take the last Australian wicket?

Can Kuldeep Yadav make it 5?

16:12 (IST)

WICKET! Jadeja gets rid of Wade. What a delivery from him. The ball rips thought his stumps. First wicket for Jadeja and ninth for Australians. 

Australia 298/9

16:10 (IST)

Matthew Wade comes down the track and tries to send fielder for a boundary. Ashwin dives to his right and stops the ball. Brilliant fielding from the off-spinner. We hardly see Ashwin diving for the ball and this effort was outstanding.

16:10 (IST)

FOUR! Wade comes to the track plays a slow delivery off Jadeja. Jadeja throws it to run out the Australian wicketkeeper. But the ball races towards the boundary. 

16:07 (IST)

Matthew Wade comes down the track and tries to send fielder for a boundary. Ashwin dives to his right and stops the ball. Brilliant fielding from the off-spinner. We hardly see Ashwin diving for the ball and this effort was outstanding.

16:01 (IST)
16:00 (IST)

Flurry of boundaries! Kuldeep Yadav coming round the wicket this time. Nathan Lyon targets square leg region from back-to-back boundaries. Lyon is a role. Magnificent batting by him. 

Australia 292/8

15:57 (IST)

FIFTY! Matthew Wade brings up his fourth Test fifty. What a knock from him. He raises his bat after 4 years.

Australia 283/8

15:56 (IST)

A huge LBW appeal from Jadeja and Saha. The umpire is not interested. The ball was missing the leg stump. 

Australia 283/8

15:54 (IST)

FIFTY! Matthew Wade brings up his fourth Test fifty. What a knock from him. He raises his bat after 4 years.

Australia 283/8

15:51 (IST)

Matthew Wade is just 3 runs short of his half-century. His last fifty came almost 4 years ago. He scored 63 against India in 2013 in Hyderabad. What a knock under pressure by the Australian wicketkeeper. India won that Test by an innings and 135 runs. 

15:45 (IST)
15:44 (IST)

Shreyas Iyes was denied his debut today but he managed to etch his name in the scorecard today. Magnificent fielding from the 22-year-old. 

15:42 (IST)

Nathan Lyon is the new man at th crease.

Can India bowl Australia out under 300 runs?

YES

NO

15:42 (IST)

WICKET!

What a throw from Shreyas Iyer. Steve O'Keefe has thrown his wicket away. He is walking down to the pavilion.  What a direct hit! It's OUT

Australia lose their eighth wicket. Steve O'Keee departs for 8 runs. AUSTRALIA 269/8

15:38 (IST)

Ravichandran Ashwin is back into the attack. This is this 21st over. Matthew Wade is on the stike.

Can he get another wicket here?

15:22 (IST)

Four: Matthew Wade is holding the Aussie innings from one end even if wickets are falling on the other. With a boundary straight down the ground, Wade has raced to 42 runs.

15:07 (IST)
15:05 (IST)

WICKET! Kuldeep picks his fourth and this time it is Cummins. The pacer has been using the long handle against the others, but fails against the Chinaman. A simple return catch to the youngster. Australia's score reads 245/7, Cummins goes for 21.

LOAD MORE

India vs Australia, 4th Test, Day 1: As It Happened

For Live blog, scroll down to bottom of the page

Live Score

Preview: With the high-voltage rubber locked at 1-1, things couldn't have got worse for India as their captain Virat Kohli has been ruled out with a shoulder injury and Ajinkya Rahane will lead the team.

The team will be unchanged for Australia and Steven Smith had no hesitation to bat first after winning the toss.

Teams: India: KL Rahul, M Vijay, C Pujara, A Rahane, K Nair, R Ashwin, W Saha, R Jadeja, B Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, U Yadav

Australia: D Warner, M Renshaw, S Smith, S Marsh, P Handscomb, G Maxwell, M Wade, P Cummins, S O'Keefe, N Lyon, J Hazlewood

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4027 115
2 New Zealand 2829 109
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 4366 104
5 Australia 3270 99
see more
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6745 125
2 India 7071 122
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
5 South Africa 5193 110
see more
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7748 277
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4720 262
4 India 8620 261
5 Australia 5471 261
see more