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IND vs AUS: Rohit Sharma survives two shut calls towards Mitchell Starc’s first over

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The Third India vs Australia Test began with a thrill at Indore when Indian skipper Rohit Sharma nicked the primary ball from Mitchell Starc. Australia appealed and it was given not out. After a lot deliberations, the stand-in skipper Steve Smith, Starc and keeper Carey opted to not go for a evaluation.

It was an attraction for caught behind straightaway. There was a noise because the ball handed the bat. Umpire Menon didn’t hear something. There’s a spike on the UltraEdge. The Aussie disappointment was evident on coach Mcdonald’s face within the dressing room.

The fourth supply of the primary over additionally had an attraction. This time for LBW. Starc acquired the ball to swing in and he beats the within edge, Rohit prods ahead and is lower into half, and the ball brushes the pad on the best way.

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Matthew Kuhnemann strikes within the first over, India’s captain departs after getting two lives.#INDvsAUS #Cricket

— Wisden India (@WisdenIndia) March 1, 2023

However, Rohit ran out of luck and shortly departed for simply 12 runs within the sixth over when Kuhnemann cleaned him up. Australia can be a bit relieved because the missed alternatives didn’t price them a lot.

Earlier, India received the toss for the primary time within the residence collection towards Australia and elected to batin Indore on Wednesday. Steve Smith is main Australia within the absence of normal captain Pat Cummins who has returned residence in Sydney to be together with his ailing mom.

Mitchell Starc recovered from a finger damage to exchange Cummins within the tempo assault, whereas a fit-again Cameron Green walked in for opener David Warner, who returned residence having fractured his elbow within the second check in New Delhi.

India received in Nagpur and New Delhi, each inside three days, to take a 2-0 lead within the four-match collection for the Border Gavaskar Trophy.