Hyderabad Test: India trail Australia by 232 runs

Mar 02, 2013, 17:16 IST | IANS

Michael Clarke decides to let Australia open the batting once again in the second Test match against India

India ended the opening day's play of the second Test at five for no loss after Australia had declared their innings at 237 for nine at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here Saturday.

India trail Australia by 232 runs with Virender Sehwag and Murali Vijay batting at 4 and 0 respectively.

Earlier, a fine spell of spin bowling by Harbhajan Singh and Ravindra Jadeja helped India take five wickets in the final session of the day, reducing Australia from 187 for four to 237 for nine.

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Ravindra Jadeja.


Australia: Ed Cowan, David Warner, Phil Hughes, Shane Watson, Michael Clarke (captain), Matthew Wade (wicketkeeper), Moises Henriques, Glenn Maxwell, James Pattinson, Peter Siddle, Xavier Doherty

India (likely): Virender Sehwag, Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain/wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Harbajan Singh, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma

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