Indian top order collapses once again

Jan 13, 2012, 10:16 IST | AFP

India were 73 for four at lunch after being sent in to bat on the first day of the third Test against Australia at the WACA Ground on Friday.

Sachin Tendulkar's hunt for a 100th international century was again curtailed Friday when he was out for 15 in the first innings of the third Test against Australia at the WACA Ground.

The Indian batsman was lbw to Ryan Harris to leave him stuck on 99 centuries in Tests and one-day internationals.

Virat Kohli was unbeaten on 10 and V.V.S Laxman was on four.


India 1st innings:
G. Gambhir c Haddin b Hilfenhaus 31
V. Sehwag c Ponting b Hilfenhaus 0
R. Dravid b Siddle 9
S. Tendulkar lbw Harris 15
V.V.S. Laxman not out 4
V. Kohli not out 10

Extras: (b2, lb2) 4

Total: (for four wkts; 28 overs) 73

Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Sehwag), 2-32 (Dravid), 3-59 (Tendulkar), 4-63 (Gambhir).

Ryan Harris 11-3-17-1
Ben Hilfenhaus 10-1-25-2
Mitchell Starc 3-1-8-0
Peter Siddle 4-1-19-1

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