Much of the talk before this series was about how much aggression would be shown. India’s top order provided plenty in the first session and it cost them dearly. Australia took advantage of some reckless strokeplay to have them four down shortly after drinks before Cheteshwar Pujara showed the value of patience in waiting for the ball to soften and bowlers to tire, on a day where it touched 40 degrees in the middle. Pujara was rewarded with a magnificent 16th Test hundred.
Monday, 11 November 2019
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